Tag: Poverty Scholars

Huntington Water Event and CAPMA Planning

On Saturday, December 13, Direct Action Welfare Group in conjunction with The Assembly to End Poverty, and the Poverty Working Group of the US Social Forum will host a discussion of the basic human right to water with special guests from the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization (MWRO).  MWRO has been on the forefront of the…
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Willie Baptist: The 4 C’s of Leadership

“If you have the solution to my problem. Then you are my leader.” Willie Baptist has been organizing the homeless and the poor for over 40 years. He was active in the Nation Union of the Homeless, Kensington Welfare Rights Union,and Poverty Scholars. He is co-author of Pedagogy of the Poor. The day before Occupy…
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DAWG at the US Social Forum 2010

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCHZvE7opT0   In June 2010, DAWG and Teen DAWG members participated in the 2nd US Social Forum held in Detroit.  With the help of our donors we were able to provide transportation and a weeks food and  lodging for 2 adults and 3 youth from WV and 1 youth from Baltimore.  DAWG co-presented one workshop…
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Poverty Scholars Program | Leadership School

  In August 2009, the Poverty Scholars Program will convene a week-long Leadership School to be held in Charleston, WV and to be coordinated in collaboration with the Direct Action Welfare Group (DAWG). The Leadership School marks the foundation of a modern Poor People’s Campaign. Leaders who have participated in preparatory Strategic Dialogues will be…
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