The Democratic Presidential Debates Must Address Poverty
In solidarity, Mike Hersh for Alan, Dan, Janis, Deb, Dr. Bill, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F.—your PDA national team.
Poverty is an outrageous injustice. Homelessness and hunger must not continue. The upcoming debate must focus on poverty, hunger, and homelessness.
Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) chose economic and social justice as one of our top priorities at our launch fifteen years ago. We’ve worked with top activists ever since to address poverty.
After three rounds of “debate” in the Democratic primary race, it’s way past time to have a discussion about the economic elephant in the room, and one of the most pressing issues of our times: the epidemic levels of poverty in the United States.
Please join us in calling on the Democratic National Committee and the News Networkshosting televised Democratic Party primary debates to prioritize questions on the crisis of poverty, housing, and hunger in the United States; and to ensure that the voices and concerns of the poorest Americans are being heard at this critically important moment for our democracy.
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