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UUDAN Supports the Delaware Poor People’s Campaign

Mass Mobilization in Dover

On Saturday, March 2, across more than 31 states, the Poor People’s Campaign is holding simultaneous mass poor people’s and low-wage worker statehouse assemblies at State Capitals, including here in Dover. As Unitarian Universalists, we work for justice, equity, and compassion in our relationships and systemic change in our society. We know that the escalation of economic inequality undergirds a thousand injustices. Click here for more information from the UUA about economic justice.

WHEN: Saturday, March 2 at 11:30 am

WHERE: State Capital in Dover at Legislative Hall* – Please bring a chair if you need to be seated

WHY: 800 people are dying from poverty every day in the U.S. Poverty is the 4th leading cause of death in the U.S.

HOW: Please click here to register. If you need transportation, please call 302-362-9885

Schedule:

11:30 a.m. Gather in Dover
12:30 p.m. (Short) March around the State Capital.
1:00 p.m. Mass Poor People’s & Low Wage Worker Statehouse Assemblies
2:00 p.m. Assembly Ends
*In case of inclement weather, the Wesley United Methodist Church, 209 West State Street, Dover, DE will be available for us.

The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival challenges the interlocking injustices of systemic racism, the war economy and denial of healthcare, ecological devastation, poverty, and the distorted moral narrative of white supremacy.

UUDAN (Unitarian Universalist Delaware Advocacy Network) unites the 5 Delaware Unitarian Universalist congregations in legislative action.