Photos from the PPC

Check out this great album of photos from the Poor People's Campaign! 

 

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Equitable Internet Comes to DJJ

This week DJJ was thrilled to welcome the Equitable Internet Initiative (EII) into our office! 

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This Monday at the Poor People's Campaign

This past Monday I had the privilege of taking part in the Poor People’s Campaign in Detroit, the last of this spring’s 40 days of Moral Action.

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Jake's blog published by DJN

After Jake wrote this heartfelt article about the Poor People's Campaign in Lansing it was picked up by the DJN. 

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Emma Wine on Shabbaton 2018

On June 1-3, nearly 40 DJJ leaders gathered at Camp Tavor for a leadership Shabbaton - a weekend of relationship-building and training. The experience left us rested, re-charged, and re-committed to our work for racial and economic justice. Read Emma Wine's reflection on the experience below!

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Introducing our new intern

Hi Everyone!!

My name is Miriam and I am thrilled to be the new DJJ intern! I am so excited to grow alongside this amazing community.

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Chris' Blog was picked up by the DJN

After Chris Harrison wrote a stunning blog about his dinner with Aurora Levins Morales and other Jews of Color, it was picked up by the Detroit Jewish News.

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Rabbi B on the Poor People's Campaign

"...Rabbi Alana called me and asked if I’d be interested in participating in a civil disobedience with the Poor People’s Campaign. Here’s why I said yes."

Photo by Valerie Jean

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Jake on the Poor People's Campaign

For the past two Mondays, I’ve had the pleasure and privilege of joining the Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) in Lansing as part of their “40 Days of Moral Action.”

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Marni on the Poor People's Campaign

On Monday, I was able to attend the first day of action with the Poor People's Campaign in Lansing.  For me this was an incredibly special moment.  My grandfather was a rabbi in Nashville who studied under Rabbi Heschel.  He was one of the first clergymen to march with MLK.  I know my grandfather dedicated his career to advocating for civil rights, social change, and MLK's mission of nonviolence.  So, it was very moving for me to be a part of that legacy and the movement to continue King's work.  

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