Tag: USSF

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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DAWG Joins US Social Forum National Planning Committee

DAWG has been accepted to the National Planning Committee (NPC) of the US Social Forum.  The NPC consists of representatives from a variety of social movement organizations in the United States.  The NPC members oversee the financial and the political responsibilities of the United States Social Forum.  As part of DAWG being a member of…
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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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US Social Forum: Another World is Possible and Teens Will Lead the Way

  I am Beth, Teen Coordinator for Teen DAWG, which is a project of Direct Action Welfare Group . I found out about the USSF and wanted to go. So I spoke with the Director of Direct Action Welfare Group, and told her that I would love to attend the US Social Forum. She told me if…
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