Celebrating 21 years of Poor people-led Media, Education, Art and Self-Determination

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

After 21 years of grassroots street based journalism, art, education and solutions from Unhoused, Black, Brown, Indigenous, Disabled and Criminalized Po Folks in resistance we are honoring that by any means necessary we made it this far and are here for the generations still to come. 

Decolonization/Degentrification Seminar at PeopleSkool

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 11:00am - Sun, 02/05/2017 - 3:00pm

Degentrification/ Decolonization seminar at PeopleSkool on the sacred land we unhoused, bordered, criminalized and displaced peoples cal Homefulness- with the goal of launching more Self-Determed poor and indigenous peoples led land reclamation movements like 

Three Stooges Is Racist

When I was younger (and even now) I watched the Three Stooges and other old shows. I have always loved things from the 19th Century cartoons, songs, TV shows and elders. But, I always loved the Three Stooges. But then another night I was watching Three Stooges and I realized that the show was really racist. The show made black people look stupid and said all kind of racist slurs against different cultures.

How to NOT call the kkkops ever- workshop

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

How not to call the kkkops ever workshop. POOR MAGAZINE has praticed this concept for 20 years because walking this walk among a poor and indigenous peoples- led movement means facing our demons ALL THE TIME. This workshop will include and launch an ongoing teachinging on poor peoples/traumatized peoples accountability, how to redefine a western wite supremacist notion of security and hold each other through trauma and into a true definition of inter-dependent safety.

Black August at Driver Plaza

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

"Celebrating Black August " On Sunday, August 7th from 12pm-5pm. Hosted by MC Darkwon of Driver Plaza, we will be highlighting the moving resistance and freedom struggles of Black People internationally, sparked in the month of August and giving rise to the tradition of honoring these struggles within San Quentin Prison in August.  WHERE: Driver Plaza "The Island" -61st and Adeline, North Oakland, 94608

A Wrongfully Convicted Man // Notes from the Inside

Peace and Balance:

In Full Resistance Behind Enemy Lines:


Poor Magazine Revolutionary Journalism Program

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Do you want to be a Voice for Change? Translation in Spanish follows. 

Radio, On-Line Journalism & Book Publishing CLASS for Low-Income Youth, Adult, & Elders

Learn the Basics of radio production, on-line journalism, get your stories published, and your book published. All writers receive a stipend for completed work. No experience necessary - Beginners welcome. 

All Classes offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

When: Orientation is 6:30pm-8pm, Tues., July 5th

POOR Press Book Class

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

July 21st 6:30-8pm The 2016 POOR Press Book Production Class begins at homefulness in deep East Oakland (8032 Macarthur) Email to register

In 2003 POOR Magazine launched a new branch to its ever expanding web of media resistance, POOR Press and its education arm; Digital Resistance.

BlackArthur Displacement Report

From Foreclosures to Fires: BlackArthur Displacement WeSearch Report
WeSearchers: Youth and adult poverty skolaz from Deecolonize Academy and POOR Magazine

Invitation to Our Juneteenth Celebration - Notes From the Inside

Black Heritage Planning Committee at W.S.P.

Invitation to Our Juneteenth Celebration


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