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Youth Povertyskola Apprenticeship: Amir Cornish

When "Hefty" Bags are Home (Article)

Amir praying in an Aztec Dance Ceremony.

"I always had what we needed just in case we ever got kicked out onto the streets. I started to think to myself, and realized that the big black Hefty bag was a part of me."----------Amir Cornish

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Anti-Police (Article)

Amir speaking at a Stolen Land Tour

"I believe we should abolish the police because we don’t need any more Black and Brown people dying. People believe that they wouldn’t feel safe if we abolish the police and would say the crime rate would go up."--------------------------Amir Cornish

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SPIRIT WORK








Amir Aztec Dancing at a ceremony in the Mission District.



Amir at another Aztec Dance ceremony at Fremont High School.














ACTIVISM


Amir supporting the biggest homeless encampment in Oakland, Wood St. Commons












You Can't End A Revolution - Wood St's Last Day is The Beginning


"Wood Street is a wonderful place that John and some other members created for themselves and others to feel safe, also be to a loving community. The City of Oakland never supported them, and they should have. As houseless people, just like us houseless peoples at Homefulness, they know what they need and they created it."----------------------------Amir Cornish

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BUILDING


Amir participating in a Cob Building Workshop












Amir assisting the planning of Homefulness 2














TEACHING


Amir at the UC Berkeley campus, helping teach the students of Deecolonize Academy













Amir dancing with the students of Deecolonize Academy at Homefulness 2











Homefulness Is Like Heaven (Article)

Amir with Poor Magazine in front of Homefulness.

"Homefulness is not just a place, it’s much more than a place- it’s like heaven. We save lives during this pandemic, we always help our community and never stop, always help the poor. Homefulness is a place where you can feel safe."----Amir Cornish

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Amir at the Stolen Land Hoarded Resources Tour at SillyCon (Silicon) Valley.















Radio Shows



Videos


Publications

Amir wrote a story in this book called "Tamir Rice" pg. 187


















Amir wrote a story in this book called "Youth Visions of Homefulness" pg. 142




















Amir wrote a story in this book called "Coronavirus, Depression, and Loneliness" pg. 179


















Amir wrote a story in this book called "Investigating Bus Rapid Transit" pg. 186




















Apprenticed In the Following:

  • Construction

  • Janitorial

  • Radio Broadcasting

  • Graphic Design

  • Publication

  • Nursing

  • In-Home Care

  • Journalism

  • Activism

  • Video Editing

  • Acting

Life Skills:

  • Financial Literacy

  • Navigating Bureaucracy and Systems

  • Personal Organization


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