POOR's Mission

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:

The LandBack Turkeys

Akil Carrillo

March 8, 2022


The Landback Turkeys


Education GentriFUKation - Parker Elementary Will Not BE Closed (or Any of our Oakland Skoolz

Parker Elementary School WIll not Be Closed 

OUSD School Closures - Education GentriFUKation hits Deep East Oakland- and they FIGHT BACK!!!!

Young Skolars Need Education

Young Skolars Need Education 

Essay By Amun-Ra Lewis 

They Flipped these skoolz for a little bread

By Youth PovertySkola Ziair Hughes

The closing of schools in East Oakland has quickly erupted and teachers and students are upset. “If I die, I want the district to know my death was at your hands,” said San-Chez. San-Chez is a teacher who is on a hunger strike, because schools are being closed for no reason exactly.


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