Press Conference at the General Assembly, February 20

After launching a statewide Moral March to the Polls Mobilizing Tour in Charlotte, Hickory, and Asheville, the NC Poor People’s Campaign, along with impacted folks and faith leaders, addressed the media in front of the General Assembly today advocating for the...

News from Asheville Tour

From Blue Ridge Public Radio: The North Carolina Moral March to the polls mobilizing tour stopped in Asheville last night. Bishop William J. Barber II, national co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign, addressed many issues including wage disparity, Medicaid, and food...

Charlotte Moral Tour in the News

Video and Article from WSOC-TV: CHARLOTTE — Faith leaders and activists rallied in Charlotte and Hickory on Saturday to encourage low-wage workers to vote. North Carolina’s early voting period started on Thursday. Minister and activist Bishop Bill Barber launched a...

Pack the Court in Winston-Salem on November 21st

On Tuesday, November 21st, Forward Justice will gather in Winston-Salem for the NAACP North Carolina’s federal court challenge to the discriminatory North Carolina Voter ID Law. Attacks on voting rights in North Carolina have already upheld racially gerrymandered maps...

Down Home NC Announces Working-Class Wins

In their latest newsletter, Down Home North Carolina announced victories of their endorsed candidates in rural counties, signaling the emergence of a multiracial, working-class movement in North Carolina. Writing for Down Home, Dreama Caldwell said, “The...

More Bills from the NCGA to Hurt the Poor

On October 10, the NC General Assembly majority overrode Gov. Cooper’s veto on several bills. Taken as a whole, these new laws will harm poor and low-wage North Carolinians by limiting voter access, defunding the election process, removing clean water protections, and creating further ecological devastation.

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