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POOR News Network (PNN)


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

Contact us for location

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


6 PM Po' People's Newz Hour

7 PM Voces de inmigrantes en resistencia / Voices in Resistance


6 PM Slave Revolt Radio


5 PM The People's Botanica

6 PM We are ALL Connected

7 PM AbolitionistRadio/MarkG

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 News Network (PNN)

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.

POOR Press

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!


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

Al Robles & Mama Dee Living Library
Theatre of the POOR / Teatro de los POBRES

Theatre of the POOR / Teatro de los POBRES

Crushing Wheelchairs / Aplastando las Sillas de Ruedas (2023 production)

Theatre Written, Lived and Died by Houseless, Disabled Humans Swept like We R Trash

We are NOT actors, we are NOT performing poverty or disability. All of us “Cast” members are houseless, formerly houseless poverty skolaz who along with me, tiny gray-garcia aka povertyskola have co-created our HERstories and Histories in a six month workshop presented by the Theatre of the POOR project at POOR Magazine. This play honors the lives, survival, spirits and love of Luis G, Luis T, Steven Taylor, Papa Bear, Jessica Nelson Williams, Laure McElroy, Iris Canadá, Kathy Galvez, my Mama Dee Garcia, Shannon Marie Bigley, Desiree Quintero and so many more of us houseless humans who have died because of the violence of anti–poor people hate, racism, ableism, classism, PoLice terror, poltricks, homelessness and “the lie of rent” as I call it, in this occupied indigenous land known as the US.

Teatro escrito, vivido y muerto por humanos sin hogar y discapacitados barridos como si fuéramos basura

NO somos actores, NO estamos realizando pobreza o discapacidad. Todos nosotros los miembros del “Reparto” somos skolaz de pobreza sin hogar, anteriormente sin hogar que junto a mí, tiny gray-garcia aka poverty skola, han co-creado nuestras historias en un taller de seis meses presentado por el proyecto Teatro de los POBRES en POOR Magazine. Esta obra honra las vidas, la supervivencia, los espíritus y el amor de Luis G, Luis T, Steven Taylor, Papa Bear, Jessica Nelson Williams, Laure McElroy, Iris Canadá, Kathy Galvez, mi Mama Dee Garcia, Shannon Marie Bigley, Desiree Quintero y muchos más de nosotros, humanos sin hogar que hemos muerto a causa de la violencia de los pueblos anti-pobres, odio, racismo, ableismo, clasismo, terror policial, etc. La política, la falta de vivienda y “la mentira de la renta” como yo lo llamo, en esta tierra indígena ocupada conocida como los Estados Unidos.