POOR News Network (PNN)

PNN–TV

Video journalism including Roofless Radio reports from folks in struggle in encampments across the Bay Area, footage from actions and rallies, and more

Community Newsroom

POOR Magazine's Indigenous News-making circle. This is the poor people-led, indigenous people-led process where we produce all of our radio, video, print and written media. It is open to the whole community who respect this sacred space and desire to get heard about issues impacting youth, adults and elders in poverty locally and globally.

First Thursday of every month at 1 PM

8032 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland

PNN–Radio Live

Revolutionary Radio of unheard voices struggling with poverty, racism, disability, incarceration, migration/immigration locally and globally—produced by youth, adult and elder poverty scholars at POOR Magazine

Tuesdays

6 PM Po' People's Newz Hour

7 PM Voces de inmigrantes en resistencia / Voices in Resistance

8 PM Radio Free Aztlan

Thursdays

4 PM Slave Revolt Radio

5 PM Krip Hop Radio

6 PM Revolutionary Re-Mix (Various Artists)

PNN–Radio Archive

Archive of all our radio broadcasts to listen anytime

Poverty Journalism

Revolutionary Journalism on issues of poverty, racism, disability, in/migration, border fascism, incarceration, welfare (de)form, profiling, indigenous resistance, art, media, and more by the folks who experience these struggles first-hand.

Voces de inmigrantes en resistencia

El proyecto de justicia a través de la educación bilingüe, el periodismo y los medios de comunicación para los migrantes y sabios de la pobreza.

Bi-lingual education, journalism and media justice project for migrant and poverty scholars.

Youth in Media

Media produced, edited, written and broadcasted by youth skolaz locally and globally and/or stories on Youth Justice.

Krip Hop Nation

Disabled voices of the music industry, present, past, and future.

Poor people–led/indigenous people–led broadcast media deconstructing the lies told about poor folks By Any Means Necessary!

 

POOR Press

POOR Press/Prensa POBRE is a poor and indigenous people–led press dedicated to publishing the books and scholarship of youth, adults, and elders in poverty locally and globally. Our #1 goal is to disseminate the wisdom of Poverty Scholarship and the necessary stories of Poverty Skolaz as far and wide as possible and to support these skolaz who are humbly sharing their stories.

Become a POOR Press author!

POOR Press Book Class is held once a year to support poverty skolaz in writing, publishing, and selling books.

We recommend you first attend one of our poverty journalism workshops before joining book class.

Contact to join
Read our books

Visit the POOR Press store to see all the books we publish. Proceeds from sales go directly to our authors.

 

Uncle Al Robles & Mama Dee Living Library

The Uncle Al Robles & Mama Dee Living Library Project honors the community literary spirit of ancestors Al Robles and Mama Dee with writing projects, art and performance with the goal of inspiring future poets and community scholars like Uncle Al Robles and Mama Dee

The library is open year-round by appointment.

Please email us to schedule a visit!

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Mama Dee Garcia

Mama Dee, mother of Tiny, was a fighter and an artist and a revolutionary care-giver who managed to survive by any means necessary, get her college degree, raise her daughter, and co-found the revolution that is POOR Magazine

Uncle Al Robles

Poet, Community Scholar, Revolutionary Teacher, Activist and Poverty Hero

 
 

Revolutionary Art & Media Gallery

Past Projects

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Po' Poets Project/Poetas Pobres Proyecto

A Bilingual/Inter-generational Workshop, a Group, a Revolution!/¡un taller bilingue/entre varias generaciones, un grupo una revolucion!

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Hotel Voices

The Revolutionary Theatre project co-written, co-directed and acted by writers, artists and poets currently living, surviving and sometimes thriving in Single Room Occupancy Hotels aka poor people housing in the Bay Area.

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welfareQUEENS

The welfareQUEENS is a revolutionary group of mamaz, daughters and sons struggling with poverty, welfare, racism and disability, poor women creating art with the goal of resisting and reclaiming the racist and classist mythologies about poverty and the criminilization of poor people in Amerikkka.

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Poverty Heroes Project

Literary and Visual Art honoring a new literary Hero - The Poverty Hero

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Los Viajes/The Journeys

Stories and images from peoples crossing borders all over Pachamama/Mother Earth/Historias y imagines de personas que cruzan las fronteras por toda Pachamama, la madre tierra

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Re-Views For The RevoluTion

Revolutionary unseen artists, silenced voices, theatre, books, films, music, spoken word, performance, actions and events