Over 1,500 faith and community leaders rallied on Monday to honor the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the annual Community Renewal Society Faith in Action Assembly, held in First Baptist Congregational Church on Chicago’s West Side.
Opposition to SB 1545--the Minimum Wage Bill--remains strong, but PCG's commitment to this important legislation is also strong. But we know we still have a lot of hard work to do. Here's where we are right now.
As we celebrate the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr., we recognize his legacy on behalf of racial justice. But let us not forget that on the day he was assassinated, he was in Memphis to lead a sanitation workers’ strike. In the months ahead, he was planning a Poor People’s march on Washington.