Monday, 15 April 2019 16:48

Poor people campaign makes Brewer stop

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The maine poor people's campaign went on a bus tour to spread their message - stopping in brewer saturday.

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The tour started in lewiston, stopped in waterville, and then went to the food and medicine building in brewer.

The event featured guest speakers and singing.

The group is modeled after the poor people's campaign of 1968.

Leaders say they're trying to lift up voices of local people impacted by racism, poverty, and ecological impacts.

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SUPER:/REV. CHRISTINA SILLARI/MAINE POOR PEOPLE'S CAMPAIGN

4:04 - 4:11

"Because what's going on in this country is impacting everybody whether you feel it directly or not"

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The maine poor people's campaign will hold a fundraising concert on may 19th at first parish in portland.