Tag: Newark

P.O.P. HOSTS SPECIAL TALK ON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

P.O.P. HOSTS SPECIAL TALK ON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
February 19, 2014

On Thursday, February 20th, the People’s Organization for Progress will host a special discussion on the public schools, “The Current …Read the Rest

Emergency Rally to Restore Unemployment Benefits! Councilman Ras Baraka Speaks

Emergency Rally to Restore Unemployment Benefits! Councilman Ras Baraka Speaks
January 9, 2014

On Thursday, January 9th, the People’s Organization for Progress will host an emergency rally to restore unemployment benefits! 12 Noon One …Read the Rest

‘Justice for Trayvon’ rally draws hundreds to Newark Seth Augenstein/The Star-Ledger

‘Justice for Trayvon’ rally draws hundreds to Newark Seth Augenstein/The Star-Ledger
July 20, 2013

NEWARK — “Tray-von!” “Mart-in!” “Zimmerman?” “Guil-ty!” That call-and-response rang out this afternoon outside the Peter W. Rodino Jr. Federal Building …Read the Rest

Hundreds rally in Newark for Trayvon Martin, chanting ‘no justice, no peace’ By Jessica Calefati and Dan Goldberg/The Star-Ledger

Hundreds rally in Newark for Trayvon Martin, chanting ‘no justice, no peace’ By Jessica Calefati and Dan Goldberg/The Star-Ledger
July 14, 2013

NEWARK — Their reasons were universal and personal; their cause common and intensely private.

The hundreds of people who endured 95-degree temperatures in Newark this afternoon to protest the verdict of the George Zimmerman murder trial were there because of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old Zimmerman killed last year.

But they were also there for their own communities, their own families, their own sons.

Protesters in Newark outraged by Zimmerman verdict – News 12 New Jersey

Protesters in Newark outraged by Zimmerman verdict – News 12 New Jersey
July 14, 2013

Protesters in Newark outraged by Zimmerman verdict Click above link to view News 12 video coverage of protest NEWS 12 …Read the Rest

Tuesday November 13th: March and Rally for Jobs, Economic Justice and Peace!

Tuesday November 13th: March and Rally for Jobs, Economic Justice and Peace!
November 5, 2012

Newark, NJ – On Tuesday, November 13th, the Peoples Organization for Progress is hosting a March and Rally for Jobs, …Read the Rest

PEOPLE’S ORGANIZATION FOR PROGRESS CALLS FOR US MILITARY TO ASSIST WITH EFFORTS TO RESTORE ELECTRICAL POWER IMMEDIATELY

PEOPLE’S ORGANIZATION FOR PROGRESS CALLS FOR US MILITARY TO ASSIST WITH EFFORTS TO RESTORE ELECTRICAL POWER IMMEDIATELY
November 5, 2012

Newark, NJ – The People’s Organization For Progress, a grassroots organization that advocates for racial, social, economic justice, and peace …Read the Rest

Fire on the Moutain – 381 Days of Struggle, another milestone for the People’s Coalition for Jobs & Justice

Fire on the Moutain – 381 Days of Struggle, another milestone for the People’s Coalition for Jobs & Justice
July 16, 2012

On July 11 this past week, POP and the coalition we built of 179 supporting organizations achieving the milestone 381st day …Read the Rest

Group ends 381 consecutive days of protest in Newark (Star Ledger Story)

Group ends 381 consecutive days of protest in Newark (Star Ledger Story)
July 16, 2012

Newark – It was no small feat, even for a dogged group like the People’s Organization for Progress and its …Read the Rest

MAY DAY RALLY FOR JOBS, PEACE, EQUALITY, AND JUSTICE

MAY DAY RALLY FOR JOBS, PEACE, EQUALITY, AND JUSTICE
April 30, 2012

MAY DAY RALLY  FOR JOBS, PEACE, EQUALITY, AND JUSTICE FOR A NATIONAL JOBS PROGRAM!   TO END THE WARS IN …Read the Rest