Local Poverty and Resistance


Shelter Beds Are NOT Housing- the Fair Shelter Act - a PNN report

Trying to get Government Assistance ( welfare) wasn’t what I had in mind waiting to be released from prison. Sitting in that cell I pictured myself setting tile, building homes, or maybe even washing dishes, to get my life on track, make some money, and start being a part of my daughters’ life . Yes, I thought that I would do most any job, so long as it wasn’t illegal, to be there like a father should.

Peligrosas Paletas/Dangerous Ice Cream

Po’Lice Harassment and attacks of Migrante Ice Cream Vendors in Bay Area Parks

New York Uproots Private Crops in Manhattan Park

(Editor's note: This story is reprinted from the New York Times June 24, 2011 issue for educational purposes only.  Photos by Ozier Muhammad and Angel Franco)

 

 

An open letter to Mayor Quan of Oakland, California

The Honorable Jean Quan

Mayor of Oakland, California

 

Dear Honorable Mayor Quan:

 

At first I was so proud

Finally a Yellow voice speaking outloud

 

So what happened dear sister

To your words as resister?

 

Saturday: Inter-Dependence Day @ Future site of HOMEFULNESS in Oakland

Sat, 07/02/2011 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

What:Neighborhood Cook-Out & Land Blessing on "Inter-Dependence" Day

Where:Future site of HOMEFULNESS in Oakland 8034 MacArthur Bl (nr 82nd st)

WHEN: Saturday, July 2nd 12:00-3:00pm

 

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