Ending Systemic Poverty

Ending Systemic Poverty

 

Connections

We do this work in partnership with others.

The Poor People’s Campaign of CNY’s local networker is Beth DuBois (beth.dubois51@gmail.com). Statewide information can be found on the PPC/NYS website.

Our Presbytery is in partnership with Interfaith Works. They provide services for underserved communities including refugees.

Our national denomination continues to provide resources and focus for those working toward the eradication of poverty.

Congregational Resources

Our congregations have a history of providing for the underserved. Resources for this ministry can be found with the following agencies and programs:

CNY Food Bank

Food Pantry best practices:

CDC guidelines for pantries in the pandemic

Scoresheet for food pantry best practices

 

Advocacy and Education

Every year Ecumenical Advocacy Days and Presbyterian Advocacy Days equips individual to act as advocates for those in poverty and other social justice issues. 

The PCUSA maintains an office in Washington, DC for the purpose of advocacy and information. 

Signup for the Washington Office emails.