Cheri Honkala

Cheri Honkala GRNGreen

American activist

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Cheri HonkalaGRNGreen American activist
60
Years of Age
PAResidence (state)

Cheri Lynn Honkala (born January 12, 1963) is an American anti-poverty advocate, co-founder of the Kensington Welfare Rights Union (KWRU) and co-founder and National Coordinator of the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign. She has been a noted advocate for human rights in the United States and internationally. She is the mother of actor Mark Webber.She was featured prominently in the 1997 book Myth of the Welfare Queen by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Zucchino. In 2011, Honkala was the Green Party candidate for Sheriff of Philadelphia, running on the promise of refusing to evict families from their homes. She was the Green Party's nominee for vice-president in the 2012 U.S. presidential election.

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Co-Founder
Kensington Welfare Rights Union
Co-Founder
Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign