BY Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 4/02/02
"Tell the monsters to come out. They want to tell those monsters how angry they are," said Ya Vang, Hmong interpreter for the Welfare Rights Committee (WRC).
BY Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 8/29/01
On Aug. 25, 3,000 people came to the State Capitol to stand up against the racist Ku Klux Klan and a group of neo-nazis.
BY Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 5/07/01
"House Republicans! We're at your door! Stop stealing from the poor!" chanted more than 150 low-income people, outside the doors to the chambers of the MN House of Representatives, May 3.
BY Deb Konechne | St. Paul, MN | 4/02/01
Members of the Welfare Rights Committee construct "Venturaville" out of cardboard boxes and tarps, in front of Governor Jesse Ventura's office, inside Minnesota State Capitol building.
BY Deb Konechne | Minneapolis, MN | 12/27/00
November 19, poor families and members of the Welfare Rights Committee flooded into the Hennepin County Government Center to confront the heads of welfare for the County.
BY Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 12/26/00
Poor people will take over the Minnesota State Capitol on February 1, 2000, the opening day of the legislative session.
BY Deb Konechne | St. Paul, MN | 4/20/00
Low-income people from around Minnesota are carrying out a powerful fightback against anti-poor politicians at the State Capitol.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/01/00
Low-income tenants of the Rodeway Inn won a victory! On March 31, Hennepin County Housing Court ruled that homeless families living in the building could stay for another 30 days.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 7/20/99
On June 29, members of the Welfare Rights Committee (WRC) rallied in front of the Hennepin County Government Center to demand an end to the policy of sanctioning homeless mothers.
BY 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 Investment Plan-Statewide (MFIP-S, MN's welfare program for families).