PeopleSkooL/Escuela de la gente


Escuela de la gente/PeopleSkooL

Educación para todos los pueblos fuera de la Institución

Education for all peoples outside the Institution

 

Get your Book or CD Published! - Become a Voice for Change in your Community! Learn Radio, Video, On-line Journalism & Publishing- Create a column, Blog, Radio Segment or TV Broadcast! Program includes Journalism, Radio,Blogging, Writing, Poetry, Book Publishing, PeoplesHistory and Herstory, Organizing and Much More!

Sliding Scale tuition - Classes taught in English and Spanish! - Full and partial scholarships provided for low and no-income youth, adults and elders! Healthy meals and on-site child education provided!  (En español)

To register call: 415-863-6306 or email deeandtiny@poormagazine.org

Isolation: Not Mommy's Fault

 

In the largest, creaky-est, most beautiful Victorian house on the block of a suburb of Detroit, resides the most beautiful Puerto-Rican, Filipina, Japanese, and White family. Each member of the family locks themselves in their own room.  The silence and loneliness in a house that is a home to 9 people is unnatural- frightening even.

Isolation: Not Mommy's Fault

 

In the largest, creaky-est, most beautiful Victorian house on the block of a suburb of Detroit, resides the most beautiful Puerto-Rican, Filipina, Japanese, and White family. Each member of the family locks themselves in their own room.  The silence and loneliness in a house that is a home to 9 people is unnatural- frightening even.

The Bank Officer Gave Me A Canned Tamale

 

As terrifying as being on the outside looking in is, being on the inside wanting out is worse.

Needing to feed my face and pay the rent, I had taken a low paying job at the old Crocker Bank and after five years was making only around four dollars an hour doing office work.  Having come to the point of overdrawing my checking account, I asked a bank officer if she would advance me twenty dollars until pay day.  How many others have asked that question?

Wesearch Series- The Impact of GentriFUKation

 

Wesearch:

Poor people led research and pro-active media deconstructing the lies told about criminalized and mythologized communities.

 

 

Click here for Spanish Translation:   http://poormagazine.org/node/4714

 

Ingrid De Leon

PNN RADIO

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