This School Must NOT be moved: displacement and removal from the Fill-no-mo (the Fillmore) or Western Addition

Dee and tiny
Tuesday, March 14, 2006;

"I am a member of the get-along club," the excited voice of 17-year-old Tamicka Baker, blasted through the phone. POOR staff had been referred to this powerful young woman by her mother, Anitra Baker, mentor, teacher and parent liaison at John Swett Elementary School.

You don't need a diploma to go to jail:

Monday, February 6, 2006

The windows of the cafeteria were blurred with a soft green film and the sick-sweet smell of ammonia wafted through the air as scores of youth, families and teachers testified on their struggle to educate and be educated at a Town Hall on student learning in Richmond.

Still Separate and UnEqual: A fast for equity in education

Friday, June 4, 2004

"Arnold (Schwarzenegger) couldn't take any time out of his busy schedule to meet with any of the students, elders or children , even though he already knew that we were coming many months ahead of time - that's one of the reasons we are fasting", the morning sun jumped in and out of sight behind a huge tree which shaded several large tents in the background as I stood with one of the dedicated young scholaz, 17 year old Berkeley High School student Julia Ibarra, at Oakland City Hall's Frank Ogawa Plaza.

Must You Be Rich To Eat Well and Live Smart? surviving, thriving, being healthy while resisting cheap, corporate food.

Tiny Gray-Garcia and Tony Robles
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

As the very poor daughter of a poor woman of color, I watched my mama struggle, juggle and go through all kinda trouble to feed me a nutritious meal that was low in sodium, low in fat and high in natural sources of vitamins, minerals, protein and good carbohydrates.

A State Mandated Underclass: Bay Area High School Students, Parents and Advocates Rally Against the High School Exit Exam

Wednesday, October 12, 2005;

"Arnold has thrown down with all the other haters," POOR Magazine Youth in Media intern, William W, 17, flipped his thin chocolate brown hand in the air toward a place where "Arnold"(Schwarzenegger) might be.


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