Tag: Voice

Testimony of Sabrina Shrader Before US Senate Committee

Testimony of Sabrina Shrader Athens, WV US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging  “Dying Young: Why Your Social and Economic Status May Be a Death Sentence in America” November 20, 2013 My name is Sabrina Shrader and I am one among millions who are struggling to make…
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Statewide Community Survey

April 1st through June 1st, DAWG will be conducting a statewide community survey. The survey provides an opportunity to get a picture of the issues and concerns in communities throughout the state of West Virginia. Make sure your communities voice is represented by: Taking the survey online. Statewide Community Survey Inviting all your friends to take…
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Volunteer in Your Pajamas

Direct Action Welfare Group is looking for virtual volunteers throughout the state of West Virginia to participate in our My Life Project. DAWG’s My Life Project focuses on the realities of life in West Virginia. What it is like to struggle to fight for economic justice in a state that is historically poor and ignored…
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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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