New York, NY – In this week’s episode, we recap the Poor People’s Campaign DC March and the central role played by unions in the movement to uplift 140 million low wage workers and their families. (Listen Below)
Poor People’s Campaign co-chair Rev. Liz Theoharisand Larry Hamm, Newark activist, and founder of the People’s Organization for Progress, take calls and discuss the importance of voter engagement in 2022 — while Debbie White, president of New Jersey’s Health Professionals & Allied Employees, the state’s largest healthcare union, discusses why it’s vital that New Jersey invest capital funds into Newark’s University Hospital as well as pay a $100 million in hazard for the state’s front line essential workers who risked their lives and that of their families during the pandemic. New Jersey currently is projected to have a $10 billion surplus, including $3 billion in federal pandemic related aid.