Poor People's Movements
staff | Ft. Lauderdale, FL | 4/26/17
On May 1, local workers, immigrants and union members will gather to demonstrate their support for immigrants, working people, and public education.
staff | Los Angles, CA | 4/06/17
Angry Chicano parents and children from Marianna Avenue Elementary School protested, April 4, a proposal to place a KIPP charter school on their campus.
Welfare Rights Committee | Saint Paul, MN | 3/30/17
Fight Back News Service is circulating the followings March 29 statement from the Welfare Rights Committee.
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...