Interfaith Group Organizes to Overcome Poverty

poverty-rallyReligious leaders from several national organizations urged Congress to do more to address homelessness and provide more money for subsidized housing. Gathered outside a mixed income housing unit in Washington, DC, the interfaith group called affordable housing crucial to fighting poverty:

Rev. Dr. Sharon Watkins (National Council of Churches): ā€People of faith gather in partnership because the biblical vision of shalom ā€“ which is often translated in English as wholeness ā€“ includes a world in which there is enough for everyone.ā€