Activist Gather in Springfield to Support Poor People’s Campaign

Historic Court Square was filled with almost 200 people on Monday, June 4, in downtown Springfield, where one of many rallies for the Poor People’s Campaign was launched.

The campaign is doing a six-week launch which they’ve titled “A National Call for Moral Revival,” and made its way to the Valley after campaigning for about three weeks in Boston.

Khalil Saddiq, a representative of the Poor People’s Campaign, was one of several people who addressed the group Monday.

“We need to come together to create this change on bigger scale,” he said. 

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