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Poor People's Movements

Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 2/27/17
A Minnesota state senate committee, on Feb. 27, acted favorably on a bill that expands welfare to people who, under current law, don’t qualify for any...
Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 1/03/17
“We are here today on opening day of the legislature to let the politicians know this is the day of reckoning for the poor! This is day of reckoning for...
staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/30/16
On Jan. 3, the opening day of Minnesota’s legislative session, the Welfare Rights Committee (WRC) will hold a ‘Day of Reckoning’ protest to demand that...
Kim DeFranco | Minneapolis, MN | 8/23/16
Members of the Welfare Rights Committee (WRC) and supporters protested the 20th anniversary of the passage of the disastrous U.S. welfare reform law.
staff | Chicago, IL | 5/31/16
Leaders of the Coalition to Stop Trump and March on the RNC, which is organizing a major protest on July 18, the first day of the Republican National...
staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/08/16
On May 5, students and community members protested the visit of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Clinton spoke to supporters on the East Los...
staff | Minneapolis, MN | 1/15/16
Members of the Welfare Rights Committee were at the hearing held by the Legislative Working Group on Economic Disparities in Minnesota, Jan. 15, to press...
Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 1/12/16
Members of the Welfare Rights Committee (WRC) and their supporters “occupied” the Minnesota Governor’s Mansion on Jan. 8. The protest demanded Democratic...
staff | Saint Paul, MN | 1/07/16
Members of the Welfare Rights Committee (WRC) will ‘occupy’ the Governor’s mansion, at 4:00 p.m., Jan . 8. Protesters will be there on and off throughout...
Fabian Van Onzin | Houston, TX | 11/27/15
Over 20 activists protested outside of Wal-Mart in Memorial Heights, Nov. 27, to stand with low-wage workers in their struggle to for a $15 wage, health...
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