Speaker Profile

Rev. Annie Chambers

Rev. Annie Chambers is a life-long grassroots community activist against poverty, for welfare, housing and healthcare rights. She is a founding member and past President of the Baltimore Welfare Rights Union and Co-Chair of the National Welfare Rights Union. A Black mother/grandmother/great grandmother from inner-city Baltimore, she is the Director of Big Momma’s House which provides daytime shelter for children, feeds homeless people, works with drug-addicted parents, helps families with children find permanent shelter.