Cheri Honkala speaks about her arrest at the 2016 DNC in Philly

Yesterday (Tuesday, July 26th) Cheri Honkala was detained outside the DNC in Philadelphia. The police kept her locked in handcuffs in a police vehicle for two hours for attempting to distribute beans to the delegates to participate in today’s Fart-In. The police took her phone and removed her SIM card never returning the card and all…

Rebel Diaz, Dr. Jill Stein and More at March for Our Lives 2016 Benefit Show!

8pm on Saturday, July 23 @ Sammy’s Place (1449 N 5th St, Philadelphia) The Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign brings you the March for Our Lives 2016 benefit show, featuring such REMARKABLE ARTISTS as… Rebel Diaz – revolutionary hip hop duo Mic Crenshaw – world-renowned MC, poet, rapper, educator The Guests – Philadelphia rock…

Info About “End Poverty Now!” March in Cleveland

July 8, 2016 Dear Friends, For the past year, Organize! Ohio has been coordinating the effort of 30 grassroots groups to organize a grassroots protest called End Poverty Now! March for Economic Justice, to be held on the first day of the Republican National Convention, Monday, July 18 at 2:00 pm beginning at East 45th Street…

Press Conference Tomorrow!

PRESS CONFERENCE TOMORROW (July 1) AT NOON AT 1301 West Porter Street, Philadelphia, PA. Be there! You won’t want to miss this important news!!! Announcement from the ACLU and the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign. #March4OurLives2016

ACLU Suing City Over Denial of March Permit

While the City of Philadelphia frequently hands out permits for block parties, parades, and other activities that block high-traffic roads, including during rush hour, the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign’s application for a permit to march down Broad St. on opening day of the Democratic National Convention was denied last month. On June 23, the…

Picnic!

Join us for a picnic tomorrow (Saturday) at 2pm at Las Parcelas Garden! #March4OurLives2016

“Battle for Broad”

Stop by PhillyCAM Tuesday, May 31st at 2:00pm for a screening of “Battle for Broad,” an informative documentary highlighting events which unfolded during protests of the 2000 RNC, and post film Q&A. This is a great opportunity for new organizers and activists to gain insight on what to possibly expect while they are preparing for events…

Press Conference Tomorrow – City Denies March for Economic Justice!

Cheri Honkala and the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign will be holding a press conference tomorrow morning (May 17) at 11am at the City Hall Southside Court Yard to address the city’s unconstitutional denial of PPEHRC’s application to march for economic justice in the “March for our Lives” on July 25th, opening day of the…

Film Screening – Marches during RNC 2000, RNC 2004

This Monday, 6pm at Connie’s Ric Rac, 1132 S 9th St, we will be showing films about previous marches that the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign has organized during the 2000 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia and the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York! Join us as we learn from our history and brainstorm for…