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POOR Magazine is a poor people led/indigenous people led, grassroots non-profit,arts organization dedicated to providing revolutionary media access, art, education and advocacy to silenced youth, adults and elders in poverty across the globe.

All of POOR's programs are focused on providing non-colonizing, community-based and community-led media, art and education with the goals of creating access for silenced voices, preserving and degentrifying rooted communities of color and re-framing the debate on poverty, landlessness, indigenous resistance, disability and race locally and globally.

POOR Magazine


POOR Magazine Revolutionary Journalism, poetry, & prose on issues of poverty, racism, disability, in/migration, border fascism, incarceration, welfare (de)form, profiling, indigenous resistance, art, media, and more by the folks who experience these struggles first-hand.

(POOR Magazine -The print edition- Is currently out of print due to lack of funding. Some copies of Volume #4: MOTHERS still available by mail order. Contact deeandtiny@poormagazine.org)

Blogs and Journalizm by Poverty Skolaz locally and globally linked below:

I have the best lawyer - God!

A life-long Mission resident fights eviction for all of us

 

"I will continue to fight! I'll bring this all the way to the supreme court if necessary.." Jose Morales' voice was loud and clear, seamlessly moving between English and Spanish as he outlined his refusal to be illegally evicted from his residence of 40 years in the Mission district of San Francisco.

From Public Housing To Homelessness

A single mother relates the horror story of displacement out of San Francisco Public Housing into Homelessness

 

The deep sounds of never ending, mind-numbing,headache generating traffic bombarded the weather-beaten glass of the 6 motel (not to be confused with the pricier Motel 6), as I sat with displacement survivor and former Valencia Gardens tenant Linda William.

This is for all our ancestors who were removed, displaced and evicted..

Indigenous peoples from San Jose to New Orleans who have survived and resisted eviction, gentrification and displacement joined POOR Magazine's First Annual TAKING BACK THE LAND CEREMONY

 

Be bop bebop..bop..bop

I can’t Go To School!

Low income and working poor parents protest the closure of Infant and Toddler Child Care Centers in the Bay Are and beyond

 

We Shall Not Be Moved!

The People of the Bayview gather to resist the lies of corporate and City-sponsored displacement and 21st century Negro removal in Black History Month.

 

HELLthcare at Kaiser Permanente

A man is denied access to health care from Kaiser after being told he has "six months to live."

 

 

'Kaiser killed me,' said William Fortson, a guest speaker at POOR magazines monthly Community Newsroom meeting.'Kaiser killed me.' Say what?? Is this the same Kaiser that has spent millions of dollars in a marketing campaign telling us how well they take care of us; the same Kaiser insurance my job supplies me with?

Working to Feed Our Children: Series of Blogs Written by Mama Skolars in People's Skool Summer Session

Mothers working across the nation to feed and house their babies are pleading with legislators to help us keep our jobs so we can keep feeding our babies..

The following are a series of revolutionary blogs by mama scholars in the summer session of peopleskool at POOR Magazine. If you care about the survival of all of our families in California please call Diane Feinstein at (202) 224-3841, Barbara Boxer at (202)224-3553 and Nancy Pelosi at (415)556-4862 and tell them to support the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes, HR 4213.

 

Working to Feed Our Children: Soy Una Madre/ I am a Mother -Blog series #2

    

Por/ By Asucena X

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    Soy una madre de familia tengo 5 hijos como familia. Y he comprendido que con el sueldo de mi esposo no nos alcansa para lo necesario.  Dia por dia luchamos como matrimonio para que nuestros hijos puedan vivir una vida digna.

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