Category: Resources

Statewide Advocacy Trainings

DAWG is once again co-sponsoring advocacy trainings throughout the state of West Virginia.  The trainings cover the basics of the legislative process and how to interact with your elected officials.  Participants will also get to network with progressive organizations from around the state and find out the issues they are working on. Check out DAWG’s…
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Big Things for Little Brains

Learn easy ways to help you child get the best start in reading! This workshop teaches parents of pre-schoolers the importance of developing early literacy skills.  It covers ways to create a word rich environment and how to make reading fun.  It also includes DAWG’s own Fun Crafts for Families, an idea book that contains…
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Understanding The Hood Mentality And The Role We All Play In Its Creation

You don’t have to be a certain color to understand a colorful concept. Just like you don’t have to actually touch a fire to understand that its flame will burn. If you want to see what just a small degree of heat feels like just hold your hand over an open blaze and feel the…
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Johnnie Tillmon – Welfare is a Woman’s Issue

This article by NWRO founding mother Johnnie Tillmon, was published in MS. Magazine in 1972 I’m a woman. I’m a black woman. I’m a poor woman. I’m a fat woman. I’m a middle-aged woman. And I’m on welfare. In this country, if you’re any one of those things you count less as a human being.…
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