Freedom is not something that is voluntarily given by the oppressor. It is something that must be demanded by the oppressed.” - Dr. Martin Luther king Jr.
Community Voices Heard is standing with our allies in the faith, LGBTQ+, labor, and immigration because all our groups know that an attack on the freedoms of one is an attack on the freedoms of all.CVH members join thousands of working people for the Working People's Day of Action today. We stand in solidarity with workers across the nation and we fight for working people's freedom and rights. It is a time for people nationwide to stand up for equal pay, affordable health care and a secure future.
Hundreds of protesters from across the country joined Community Voices Heard, in partnership with New York Communities for Change and members of the #NoCuts Coalition, to march on Washington, DC to oppose the Trump administration's proposed $7 billion cut to federal housing programs.
Senator Elizabeth Warren, Rep. Nydia Velasquez, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, Rep. Jan Shakowsky, and other Congress members joined our rally at the Church of the Reformation and echoed our demands to end the Wall Street giveaways and privatization of our communities. The eleced officals demanded that President Donald Trump restore Housing and Urban Development Department funding and provide better housing qualities for people living on low incomes
Afterwards, participants delivered a letter to HUD Secretary Ben Carson to demand that he meet with the #NOCuts coalition and paid a visit to private equity vampires Blackstone to let them know that we will not allow them to take our homes. We will continue to fight against any cuts to HUD. Stand with us! Join the #NOCUTS Coalition.