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Poor People's Movements

Kim DeFranco | Minneapolis, MN | 4/20/99
March 3, the Welfare Rights Committee (WRC) went to Minnesota Governor Ventura's office to release the survey results on the Minnesota Family...
Mick Kelly | St. Paul, MN | 4/13/99
"We have forced the politicians to re-open the debate on 'welfare reform,'"; stated Deb Konechne of the Minnesota Welfare Rights...
Mick Kelly | St. Paul, MN | 1/04/99
Low-income people from across Minnesota packed the State Capitol Building rotunda on January 5, to demand that politicians undo the attacks on welfare.
staff | St. Paul, MN | 1/04/99
Low income people from cities across Minnesota confronted Commissioner Dave Doth, of the Department of Human Services on December 11.
staff | Duluth, Minnesota | 1/04/99
Members of Low Income People Organizing For Power confronted St. Louis County Commissioners, December 15, at the County Courthouse.
staff | Chicago, IL | 10/30/98
On June 19-21, the founding convention of the Black Radical Congress (B.R.C.) was held in Chicago. Nearly 2000 people came together to exchange experience...
Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 10/21/98
Hennepin County Commissioners got an earful, when more than 100 people packed a September 8 hearing on Minnesota’s new welfare program.
Deb Konechne | Duluth, Minnesota | 10/21/98
On August 8th, the Minnesota Welfare Rights Coalition held a statewide meeting in Duluth to discuss the effects of Minnesota's new welfare program,...
staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/14/98
Minneapolis, MN - More than 150 people join the Welfare Rights Committee for a rally in front of the New Federal Building to protest hunger and...
staff | Duluth, Minnesota | 10/07/98
Skip Humphrey and Mike Freeman of the DFL, and Ken Pentel of the Green Party, contenders for Governor, sparred in a candidates forum August 25.
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