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Tag Archives | economic justice
Donating food helps the hungry. But the best way to end hunger is to stop it before it starts.
After a long political season, 125 million people voted in yesterday’s presidential election. Like many of them, I awoke this morning worried about the future.
On November 3rd we will have a historic opportunity to elect three people who can help defend economic justice and our democratic rights. Your vote is your voice in this key decision that will affect all Pennsylvanians for years to come.
Will the real poverty rate please stand up? The standard figure – 15% – is now being recognized as only a snapshot of a moment in time and not a fully accurate measure of poverty in America.
Join us, the other organizations of Pittsburgh UNITED, and Mayor Peduto and members of City Council at this celebration on January 9. This celebration will kick off a new progressive movement for a vibrant economy and strong communities for all in Pittsburgh.
If we want to honor the Great March on Washington that took place fifty years ago today, we shouldn’t limit ourselves to nostalgia and reciting speeches. We should work to fulfill the concrete economic justice demands of the marchers. The news media and the public, across the political spectrum, have given tremendous attention in recent days […]
Chatham University Hosts Janet Poppendieck speaking on “Securing the Right to Healthy, Sustainable, Food for All.” Janet Poppendieck, author of Sweet Charity and Free For All: Fixing School Food in America, visits Chatham University at 7 PM on Monday, Nov. 19 to discuss hunger policy and the right to food. The event is free and open to the […]
Just Harvest’s voter’s guide presents non-partisan information about the upcoming General Election including the candidates’positions on several issues related to hunger and poverty, to help you make your choices on Election Day, November 6th. As part of ourcommitment to empowering low-income families, we encourage all clients touse their political voice, starting with casting their ballots inelections. This voter’s guide is […]
Just Harvest is pleased and honored to announce that Pulitzer Prize-winning author and writer of “The Working Poor: Invisible in America” David K. Shipler will be the keynote speaker at our 24th Annual Harvest Celebration Dinner on October 30, 2012 at 6:00pm at the Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh. Click here to buy your tickets […]