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Unfinished Business from the Great March on Washington

If we want to honor the Great March on Washington that took place fifty years ago today, we shouldn’t limit ourselves to nostalgia and reciting speeches. We should work to fulfill the concrete economic justice demands of the marchers. The news media and the public, across the political spectrum, have given tremendous attention in recent days […]

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National Hunger Policy Expert to Speak in Pittsburgh

Chatham University Hosts Janet Poppendieck speaking on “Securing the Right to Healthy, Sustainable, Food for All.” Janet Poppendieck, author of Sweet Charity and Free For All: Fixing School Food in America, visits Chatham University at 7 PM on Monday, Nov. 19 to discuss hunger policy and the right to food. The event is free and open to the […]

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Just Vote: Check out our Voter’s Guide

Just Harvest’s voter’s guide presents non-partisan information about the upcoming General Election including the candidates’positions on several issues related to hunger and poverty, to help you make your choices on Election Day, November 6th.  As part of ourcommitment to empowering low-income families, we encourage all clients touse their political voice, starting with casting their ballots inelections.  This voter’s guide is […]

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Save the Date: 24th Annual Harvest Celebration Dinner

Just Harvest is pleased and honored to announce that Pulitzer Prize-winning author and writer of “The Working Poor: Invisible in America”  David K. Shipler will be the keynote speaker at our 24th Annual Harvest Celebration Dinner on October 30, 2012 at 6:00pm at the Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh. Click here to buy your tickets […]

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