Year: 2021

The Drop the Debt campaign

The Drop the Debt campaign began in 1999, it was tagged Jubilee 2000, it was a social justice campaign that was aimed at forgiving the debt of 35 of the world’s poorest countries, it led to the cancellation of $100 billion debt, thanks to the effort of Ann Pettifor who was the genius behind the […]

What Can You Do?

How YOU can get active! Come to a local meeting and see what we’re working on Volunteer for a Jubilee Fundraiser or Campaign Donate to help Jubilee Oregon achieve its yearly goals  Educate yourself and in turn educate OTHERS! We can do no great things, only small things with great love.-Mother Teresa

Current Issues

Current hot item globally — New York Court Case, Argentina debt and Vulture Fund.  Below is a summary from Jubilee USA Yesterday, February 28th, Jubilee USA stood with the poor and against vulture funds at the New York 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals – the last stop before the Supreme Court. We vigiled outside and […]

Drop the Debt

The world’s poorest countries pay almost $23 million EVERY DAY to the rich world.Jubilee Debt Campaign is demanding an end to the scandal of poor counrties paying money to the rich. Various Jubilee organizations exist internationally working both independently and collectively with the shared goal of global debt cancellation for unjustly indebted countries. Jubilee 2000 was an international coalition […]

Jubilee Debt Campaign

The world’s most impoverished countries are forced to pay millions of dollars EVERY DAY to the rich world in debt repayments, while poverty kills millions of their people. Meanwhile, creditors use their power over indebted countries to force them to privatize their services, open up their markets or cut essential spending. Together we can change this. Already, campaigner […]

How It All Began

Much of the debt of poor countries is left over from the 1970s – and often arose through reckless or self-interested lending by the rich world. How it all began…In the 1960s the U.S. government spent more money than it earned and to make up for this decided to print more dollars causing the value […]

Biblical Basis for Jubilee

The Jubilee USA Network is an alliance of more than 75 religious denominations and faith communities, human rights, environmental, labor, student, and community groups working for the definitive cancellation of odious and illegitimate debts, and implementing responsible lending and borrowing practices, especially on behalf of nation states in the global south. The Jubilee movement helps […]

Back To Top