Tag: poverty

Poverty Affects People of All Ages

Poverty is a reality for many. For those looking for help, jhelp is available to guide those in need. By Perry Ohren I grew up in...
Metro Detroit Jews at a Poor People’s Campaign event PHOTO BY NINA CHACKER. Michigan PPC

Essay: Leading Michigan Poor People’s Campaign

Dozens of rabbis and lay leaders join together for social justice. This summer, interfaith clergy and lay leaders gathered to revitalize the legacy of Martin...
Supporters of the Poor People’s Campaign.

DJJ at the Poor People’s Campaign

Praying With My Feet For the past two Mondays, I’ve had the pleasure and privilege of joining the Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) in Lansing as...
JFS established group homes for the elderly.

JFS Historical Highlights

1928  The Jewish Social Service Bureau is incorporated to promote “family welfare and welfare of children among the Jewish people of Detroit and environs.” 1930s ...