Poverty Scholars Program Network

The Poverty Initiative Program brings together local and national community and religious organizations, especially poor people’s organizations, local congregations and religious denominations, other seminaries and universities and all who are committed to building a movement to end poverty, led by the poor.

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Poverty Scholars Program Participants

  • 1Love Movement (Philadelphia, PA)
  • 6th Annual Mississippi KIDS COUNT Summit (Jackson, MS)
  • A Minnesota Without Poverty (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Access Decatur - Talk 100, WZUS (Decatur, IL)
  • Action Reflection Circle (ARC) (Ithaca, NY)
  • Agnes Scott College (Atlanta, GA)
  • Alabama Fisheries Cooperative (Bayou La Batre, AL)
  • Antioch Baptist Church (Bedford Hills, NY)
  • Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary (South Bend, IN)
  • Border Network for Human Rights (various, TX)
  • Brattleboro First Baptist Church (Brattleboro, VT)
  • Burlington UU Church (Burlington, VT)
  • Case Western U (Cleveland, OH)
  • Catholic Worker House (South Bend, IN)
  • Central Hillside United Ministries (CHUM) (Duluth, MN)
  • Charis Bookstore (Atlanta, GA)
  • Chicago Center for Urban Life & Culture (Chicago, IL)
  • Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Week of Compassion (Indianapolis, IN)
  • Church of Scotland Priority Areas Program (Scotland,  )
  • Church of Sr. Glenda Bourgeois (Bloomington, IL)
  • Church of the Good Shephard (Barre, VT)
  • Circles of Support & PCs for People/ KOOTASCA Community Action, Inc. (Grand Rapids, MN)
  • Classlines (Washington, DC)
  • Coalition of Immokalee Workers (Immokalee, FL)
  • Coffee Strong (IVAW) (Olympia, WA)
  • College Hill (Cincinnati, OH)
  • Collegiate Church Corporation (New York, NY)
  • Columbia University School of Social Work (New York, NY)
  • Committee on US-Latin American Relations (CUSLAR) at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Community Kitchen (Brattleboro, VT)
  • Coppertop Church (First United Methodist) (Duluth, MN)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Democracy North Carolina (Durham-Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Direct Action Welfare Group,  DAWG (West Virginia, WV)
  • Domestic Workers United (New York, NY)
  • Drew University (Madison, NJ)
  • Duluth American Indian Commission (Duluth, MN)
  • Duluth Community Action Group (Duluth, MN)
  • Edible Churchyard Project at Union Theological Seminary (New York, NY)
  • Elkhart Food Alliance (Elkhart, IN)
  • Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd (Vancouver, WA)
  • Evanston Vineyard Church (Evanston, IL)
  • Evergreen State College (Olympia, WA)
  • First Baptist Church of Greater Des Moines (Des Moines, IA)
  • First Presbyterian Church (Asheville, NC)
  • First Presbyterian Church (Shreveport, LA)
  • First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan (New Canaan, CT)
  • Food Bank of the Southern Tier (Ithaca, NY)
  • Gallaudet University, School for the Deaf, AAR (Washington, D.C.)
  • General Board of Global Ministries, Ministries with the Poor (New York, NY)
  • George Fox University (Portland, OR)
  • Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Graduate Theological Union (Berkeley, CA)
  • Greater Hope New Baptist Church (Bayou La Batre, AL)
  • Guilford Community Church (Guilford, VT)
  • Haywood St Congregation (Homeless Church) (Asheville, NC)
  • Highlander Folk School (Knoxville, TN)
  • Homeless Coalition leadership (Toledo, OH)
  • Homeless Housing Residence (Brattleboro, VT)
  • Homeless intake Center (Brattleboro, VT)
  • Homeward Bound (Asheville, NC)
  • Housing Rights Group (Nashville, TN)
  • Hyaets (Charlotte, NC)
  • Illinois People's Action (Bloomington-Normal, IL)
  • Illinois State University (Bloomington-Normal, IL)
  • International Economic Social Cultural Rights Network (New York, NY and global)
  • Iraq Veterans Against the War (Asheville, NC)
  • Iraq Veterans Against the War (Chicago, IL)
  • Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY)
  • Jesus Radicals (Charlotte, NC)
  • Jobs with Justice (Toledo, OH)
  • Jubilee (South Bend, IN)
  • Juntos (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Just Economics (Asheville, NC)
  • Keepers of the Mountain (West Virginia, WV)
  • La Vida Urbana (City Life) (Boston, MA)
  • Left Forum (New York, NY)
  • Luther Seminary (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Marble Collegiate Church (New York, NY)
  • Mayday New Orleans, inc (New Orleans, LA)
  • Media Mobilizing Project (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Mercy Housing
  • Mercy Vineyard (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Michigan Welfare Rights Organization (Detroit, MI)
  • Mid-South Interfaith Network for Economic Justice (Memphis, TN)
  • Migrant Justice (Burlington, VT)
  • Millikin University (Decatur, IL)
  • Mississippi Religious Leadership Conference (Jackson, MS)
  • Mobile Loaves and Fishes (Nashville, TN)
  • Moore Community House (Biloxi, MS)
  • National Assoc. of Social Workers (NASW) (Erie, PA)
  • National Domestic Workers Alliance (National)
  • National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (New York, NY)
  • National Union of The Homeless (National)
  • National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO) (Detroit, MI)
  • Needmor Fund (Toledo, OH)
  • NEPA Organizing Center (Wilkes Barre, PA)
  • NESRI, Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign (Chicago, IL)
  • New Labor (Lakewood, NJ)
  • North Decatur Presbyterian (Atlanta, GA)
  • Notre Dame University (South Bend, IN)
  • NYC Community Farmworker Alliance (New York, NY)
  • Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)
  • Open Table (Nashville, TN)
  • Oregan Rural Action (La Grande, OR)
  • Organize! Ohio (Cleveland, OH)
  • Our Lady of Lourdes (Bloomington, IL)
  • Owens Community College (Toledo, OH)
  • Park Avenue United Methodist Church (New York, NY)
  • Penn State, the Behrend College (Erie, PA)
  • Pennsylvania from Below (Pennsylvania)
  • People's History of Elkhart (Elkhart, IN)
  • Philadelphia Student Union (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Picture The Homeless (New York, NY)
  • Pilsen Mural Tourts (Chicago, IL)
  • Plymouth Congregational Church (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Poor Voices United (Atlantic City, NJ)
  • Poughkeepsie Farm Project (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • POWER (Olympia, WA)
  • Praire Wolf Intentional Community (Elkhart, IN)
  • Presbyterian Church (Petersburg, IL)
  • Public Mediation hearing (Jackson, MS)
  • Public Meeting (Bayou La Batre, AL)
  • Put People First! PA (Pennsylvania, PA)
  • Quaker Meeting (Vancouver, WA)
  • Quaker Peace House (Fayetteville, NC)
  • Queens College (Flushing, Queens, NY)
  • Reach Up Recipients (St. Johnsbury, VT)
  • Red Rose Foundation (Erie, PA)
  • Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROCNY) (New York, NY)
  • Rutgers University (Newark, NJ)
  • School for International Training (Guilford, VT)
  • Seashore Assembly (Biloxi, MS)
  • Sisters of the Road (Vancouver, WA)
  • Sleeping Giant Productions (New York, NY)
  • Sojourners (Washington, D.C.)
  • Southern Coalfields Parish, United Methodist Church (Welch, WV)
  • Southern Regional Economic Justice Center (Durham/Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Southern Tenant Farmers Union Museum (Tyronza, AR)
  • Springfield College (Springfield, VT)
  • St. Scholastica College (Duluth, MN)
  • Task Force for the Homeless (Atlanta, GA)
  • Teach for America (New York, NY)
  • Teen DAWG (West Virginia)
  • The Nashville Food Project (Nashville, TN)
  • Tompkins County Workers' Center (Ithaca, NY)
  • Trinity Lutheran Church (Brooklyn, NY)
  • UCC Church (St. Johnsbury, VT)
  • Unified Taxi Workers Alliance (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Union Theological Seminary (New York, NY)
  • United Clevelanders Against Poverty (Cleveland, OH)
  • United Seminary (Minneapolis, MN)
  • United University Professions (UUP) at University of Albany (Albany, NY)
  • United Way SE PA/Southeastern Pennsylvania Organizing Center (Philadelphia, PA)
  • United Workers (Baltimore, MD)
  • University of Dayton (Dayton, OH)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Vermont Workers' Center (various, VT)
  • Voluta Interpreters Collective (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Wayne State University (Detroit, MI)
  • Western States Center (Portland, OR)
  • Workers' Dignity (Nashville, TN)
  • WRFG Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)
  • Young Adult Mission Program Celebration of The United Methodist Church (Alexandria, VA)

 

Poverty Initiative

at Union Theological Seminary
3041 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
poverty@povertyinitiative.org
(212) 280-1439