This state bill would reduce assistance for the most vulnerable members of our community while punishing them for past mistakes, simple errors, or even a stroke of good luck.
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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.
For this long-time Just Harvest Board member, economic injustice was a personal threat. She understood the pain of skipping a meal.
Our communities need more honest discussions of the real causes poverty and what helps people climb out. Be part of this one.
Thirty years after we opened our doors, and in a time of new risk for the people we fight for, it’s time for a new kind of campaign.
Just Harvest and Pittsburgh Food Policy Council held a debate among Pittsburgh’s three candidates for mayor: Bill Peduto, Darlene Harris, and John Welch.
Anthony Coghill and Ashleigh Deemer fielded three questions about hunger and poverty at our May 2 Candidates Forum.
The two candidates — James Myers, Jr. and Sala Udin — answered the following question as part of a voter education event for the May 16, 2017 Primary Election: How would you improve the well-being of low-income Pittsburgh children?
State Rep. Dan Miller (D-42) represents part of the South Hills and will be hosting this community event about poverty in his district. Just Harvest’s executive director, Ken Regal, will join the South Hills Interfaith Movement – SHIM and others to talk about the unique challenges of suburban poverty.
They will discuss its roots, delve into support services, and talk about what the district needs to raise all boats.