Longtime Pittsburghers for Public Transit activist Mel Packer details the transit woes of low-wage Port Authority riders.
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On June 23, we went to Washington D.C. for the culmination of the 2018 Poor People’s Campaign, the revival of a movement launched in 1968.
Board member Theresa Orlando shares her personal experience of a key moment in the Civil Rights movement and how it changed her view of white supremacy.
Working in a grocery store used to be a good, family-supporting career. Deliberate changes in the industry have driven workers into poverty, including 3,600 Giant Eagle employees.
Expanding SNAP’s ‘work requirements’ will make it harder for millions of workers to consistently put food on the table. Call your House Rep. to say “Hands off SNAP!”
The anti-hunger organization joins Pittsburghers for Public Transit, Mon Valley riders, stakeholders in speaking out against planned 61ABC bus route cuts, increased fares WHAT: Press conference and rally, then testimony at Port Authority Board public meeting WHEN: Friday, Jan 26 – Rally at 8:45am then testimony at Port Authority board meeting at 9:30am WHY: To […]
We make Pittsburgh. All of us. No matter our race, our ethnicity, our country of origin. But Pittsburgh isn’t always working for us.
Anthony Coghill and Ashleigh Deemer fielded three questions about hunger and poverty at our May 2 Candidates Forum.
An important bill is moving through the Pennsylvania legislature. It would help single mothers and college students in need complete their education and get back on their financial feet.
Today, more than 46 million Americans live in poverty. How does one explain the lack of widespread outrage over this – that in a country as rich as ours one in five children are facing hunger?