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:

Fighting for Oakland Schools

Closing Schools

by Avery Sauce

What: Closing or merging 19 schools. “I’m supposed to be asleep right now but I’m here to fight for our schools,” said a fourth grader.

Im From West Oakland Cuddy - Profile on Youth Poverty Skola Amir

                 Amir at the Beach (Image cred: Tiburcio Garcia) 



Author: Tiburcio Garcia

Imperialism Is A Global Terrorist

By Momii Palapaz/POOR Magazine Elder PovertySkola 

Imperialism is a global climate terrorist


The Guatemalan from Holland - A Profile on Akil

Akil on his Deecolonize Academy graduation trip (Image by Tiburcio Garcia)

Author: Tiny Gray- Garcia  aka PovertySkola/POOR Magazine


A PovertySkola was born in a porta pottie.....Cuz there is no room at the Inn... (the Herstory)



College in Covid…. A nightmare of access for Poor, Black/Brown/Indigenous,Houseless/ Disabled Students in the US

Deecolonize Academy Graduating Class of 2021 - From Left: Ziair, Tiburcio, Akil Amir and Kimo 


Sweeps to Snow - Hate and Politricks Close the Only Warming Shelter in So-called Bellingham

Sweeps to Snow - Hate and Politricks Close the Only Warming Shelter in So-called Bellingham….and why we need


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