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Working to Feed Our Children: Rosie X: Tratando de Sobrevivir con un Trabajo Digno/ Trying to Survive with a Dignified Job

(part of a series of blogs written by mama's in response to American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes, HR 4213)

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Working to Feed Our Children: Asucena X: Soy una madre/I am a mother

(part of a series of blogs written by mama's in response to American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes, HR 4213)

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Working to Feed Our Children: Libbah Sheppard-A Mother Helping Our Children Survive

(part of a series of blogs written by mama's in response to American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes, HR 4213)

Resist Uncle Sam Scams: welfareQUEENs Report--Stimulus Fund short-term jobs must better support poor parents!

Vivian Hain/PNN
Tuesday, April 27, 2010

It’s been a little over two years since I graduated with my B.A. degree in Humanities Public Policy while surviving on welfare with my three young daughters, thinking that not only would I be able to help change the world for the better, but to also have the sole ability to pull my family out of poverty and get a stable living wage job.

Tiny aka Lisa Gray-Garcia's Biography

(Go to www.lisatinygraygarcia.com for Tiny's current work )
 

Incarcerated for Crimes of Poverty
That’s being homeless,
Being poor
And being on welfare
In this Capitalist Society
Currently At-risk
Of Falling Back in the Cracks
On this earth
To save the world
Through the Word
And in the process –
Me and mines….

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