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Homeless to Yale

Homeless to Yale

 

And Then Back Again.

On purpose.

By Choice.

Because it Makes More Sense.

 

 

Read one woman’s story of why we all should be paying attention to Lisa Tiny Gray-Garcia and POOR Magazine.

 

Valerie Klokow

May 12, 2017

 

 

   I used to think that the worst thing

ROOFLess Radio Tent Encampment WeSearch Findings Oakland- (Poor People-led Research)

RoofLESS Radio WeSearch (Poor People-led Research) Study Findings of Unhoused Encampments in Oakland (Huchuin)

Summary Overview: Us unhoused folks have become unhoused due to a variety of causes, including race and class based profiling and criminalization of poor folks of color, extreme rise in evictions, foreclosures and land grabs of our neighborhoods and the trauma of poverty, capitalism and racism, causing us to hurt, lose, or disconnect from our own selves, families and communities. (See below for details)

No Liberal Costume On The East Coast:Stolen Land/Hoarded Resources Tour

I travel for gigs, Krip-Hop Nation and other projects however at this time facing a lawsuit against my landlord and helping another Black disabled friend who is facing illegal eviction. So being deeply involved in POOR magàzine's East Coast Stolen Land/Hoarded Resources Tour was more than just a project.

Poor People on Park Avenue???? Black, Brown, Indigenous and Poor People Lead Tour of Stolen Land and Hoarded Wealth in Eastern Turtle Island

“We are stopping you because some of the residents feel like they were targeted because you didn’t go to their doors, so they called the police,” The Connecticut poLice officers flanked our rental van at a stoplight in the wealth-hoarding neighborhood known as West Hartford, Ct, filled with acre-long lawns and plantation-like mansions and more stolen land than the wealth-hoarders even knew what to do with .

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

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