Los Angeles – As part of GreaterAndGrander.com’s ongoing mission of pushing the envelope, we are announcing a new project. Collaborating with members of the Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) Los Angeles chapter, Arts & Culture committee, we will be creating a series of videos on enfranchising the poor, and the right to vote.
Future installments will include the right to vote, registering voters, and other relevant topics.
The LA PPC Arts & Culture Working Group, along with volunteers from Greater & Grander, produced a video especially for this election, focused on a last-minute push to get people to vote and learn about local issues that will impact their lives. It features the Voices Raised LA Street Squad singing “Strategize Organize Mobilize” as well as Jacqueline Johnson and Kamara Alexander from Alexandria House. Watch it here and please share with friends and family and on social media!
The Poor People’s Campaign Prophetic Pledge is a call for faith and community organizations to come together and pledge to turnout voters this 2020 election. PPC is asking that each person reach out to ten people and encourage them to vote. They are calling this effort “Each Reach Ten”!
You can reach out to ten people within your community or join the next phone bank to call or text poor and low-income voters in key states where their vote can have the greatest impact.
Shifting the electorate will require a mass wave of political participation. We know that the votes of poor and low-income people can fundamentally shift the electorate and their voices and political power will ultimately shape the policies of our nation.
Faith and community organizations that sign on to the Prophetic Pledge are signing on to help build a movement that votes and build the power we need to hold our elected officials accountable to the policies that the people are demanding.