The fifth week of the Illinois Poor People’s Campaign takes place in Springfield, 1:30 pm at the Lincoln Statue, 401 S 2nd Street. The theme is education, living wage jobs, income and housing. For more, see their Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/248974168992337/.
For background on the Campaign, see earlier posts here, here and here. For general background on the national movement, see the Poor People’s Campaign web site. Earlier themes were systemic racism, systemic poverty, ecological devastation and the war economy.