The social justice advocacy organization Love Beyond Walls in partnership with the Center for Civil and Human Rights will launch the second March Against Poverty. The event will commemorate the Legacy and 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King.
Nonprofit leader will walk 386 miles from Atlanta to Memphis to bring awareness to homelessness and social injustice.
Love Beyond Walls founder and Executive Director Terence Lester will travel on foot from Dr. King’s birth city in Atlanta, GA to the historic Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN. The 386-mile journey which began Saturday, March 3rd and will go until Wednesday, April 4th will commemorate Dr. King’s legacy and bring awareness to fight against systemic poverty, social injustice and the homeless epidemic still present in America today. Love Beyond Walls along with the NAACP, Georgia Alliance for Social Change, Wheat Street Baptist Church and Atlanta influencers hosted an official send off and press conference at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights this past Saturday, March 3rd.
For more information on the event and campaign please visit marchagainstpoverty.com.