Founded in Chicago, Operation PUSH has been one of the most important social justice organizations in the United States since 1971.
December 2021 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Chicago-based civil rights organization Operation PUSH. Established by the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr., the organization has fought for economic empowerment from its headquarters on the city’s South Side.
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