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SC Poor People’s Campaign Rally at the State House
May 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+0
On May 14, over 30 states across the country and in Washington, DC will head to their state capitals to force a serious national examination of the enmeshed evils of systemic racism, systemic poverty, ecological devastation and the war economy.
Join us at 2:00pm at the State House on May 14 for the first of six consecutive Monday rallies. RSVP here (https://actionnetwork.org/events/nonviolent-moral-fusion-direct-action-in-south-carolina?source=direct_link&)
***IMPORTANT: For those who wish to participate in the nonviolent direct action part of the rally, you must attend a pre-rally gathering at 11:00am at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia for a brief training. Email email@example.com for more information on direct actions and trainings.***
You do NOT have to risk arrest to attend this event. Everyone is encouraged to come as a moral witness and stand in support of the demands of the Poor People’s Campaign.
We stand together on May 14 to show the power of people united across issues and geography. We stand together because there are over 40 million people living in poverty in this country including 13 million children, and because although the U.S. spends more per capita on health care than any other country, 32 million people remain uninsured. And with fewer voting rights in place today for people of color than 50 years ago when the Civil Rights Act was passed, we stand together to say that we cannot go down this road any longer.
Where: State House, North Steps. 1100 Gervais St. Columbia, SC 29201
When: May 14th @ 2pm
Forward together, not one step back!