POOR's Mission

POOR Magazine is a poor people led/indigenous people led, grassroots non-profit,arts organization dedicated to providing revolutionary media access, art, education and advocacy to silenced youth, adults and elders in poverty across the globe.

All of POOR's programs are focused on providing non-colonizing, community-based and community-led media, art and education with the goals of creating access for silenced voices, preserving and degentrifying rooted communities of color and re-framing the debate on poverty, landlessness, indigenous resistance, disability and race locally and globally.

POOR Magazine

POOR Magazine Revolutionary Journalism, poetry, & prose 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.

(POOR Magazine -The print edition- Is currently out of print due to lack of funding. Some copies of Volume #4: MOTHERS still available by mail order. Contact deeandtiny@poormagazine.org)

Blogs and Journalizm by Poverty Skolaz locally and globally linked below:

Poverty Hero Goes to the Akkkademia Nuthouse

I arrived here nervous, but Lola looked nice when I got off the bus.  We went to her apartment and I took a bath and a nap.  The next day we infiltrated the University of Washington. 


Old Face



In elementary School he was

The guy with the

Old face


That’s what we

Called him,

Old face


He was 11 or 12

But looked

About 70


He was a Chinese kid

that resembled an innocent

bystander in a kung fu movie who was

humble and industrious but got his



By Tony Robles


I miss soul music

Soul soul music

To the SF Police: Running for Your Life is Probable Cause

Editors Note: Giancarlo is a resident of the Bayview


Eviction, Poverty and Houselessness in AMerikkka

“Take out what you can carry,” said one of the officers who responded to my wife's 911 call.  “We're not going to stay here all day.”

Cultural Genocide: Protect the Peaks Sacred Site

Protect the Peaks! Week of Action Update 1

On Friday, August 5th, more than 50 people marched through the streets of downtown Flagstaff to raise awareness of Arizona Snowbowl’s eco-cide and desecration of the Holy San Francisco Peaks. The march was part of a week of action to bring community members together to protect the Peaks.


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