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Poverty Scholarship 101

February 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC+0

with Lisa Tiny Gray-Garcia and friends

Poverty Scholarship – Poor People-led Theory, Art , Words and Tears Across Mama Earth is a revolutionary poor people-led theory and solutions based text book that also comes with a downloadable curriculum is finally released by poet, author and poverty skola Lisa Tiny Gray-Garcia and other POOR Magazine family in tandem with the six following POOR press publications:

Dear, Godd By: Queennandi Xsheba
Dear, Godd is a selection of intimate prayers between a uncrowned Queen enduring the Amerikkkan struggle and her relationship with the divine.

The Making of Aunti Vol II By: Aunti Frances Moore 
The Making of Aunti Vol 2 is a compelling chronicle of a young black girl’s bitter sweet journey growing up in the 60s and 70s after the death of her mother. In her 2nd book, the author recaps her pilgrimage thru racism, self hatred & revolution in the 60s and 70s.

Ishy-Me’s Stranger Danger Saga  By: Ziair Cornish Hughes 
Illustrations by: Amir Hughes Cornish
Hey Fellow LoveLife Culture, LoveOlutionary’s and LoveOloper’s join me and my brothers on my stranger danger quest. It’s an Anti-Bullying Campaign to keep us kids SAFE. IshyME wants to help you HAVE a voice…

Mass Driver: Disabled Detective’s Murder on the Moon – By Bruce Allison
This book is about two genres put together: Science Fiction and Hardboiled Detective. The main character is Bruce Allison, a dyslexic private detective, as he solves a murder case on the moon.

Poverty. Arson. Gentrification. Combined with the unwritten law of American class society–in order for one to move up and win,  Oakland performance poet Dee Allen returns with his 4th POOR Press book

Krip Hop Komics: Graphic Novel Series #1 – By Leroy Moore
1980’s Little Leroy has a physical disability and walks with a walker. He is always coming to a cypher in the Bronx, NY from Hartford, CT by Greyhound, Flash-forward to 2018 Krip-Hop’s Superhero,a Black teenage disabled girl named Roxanne…

Tiny (aka Lisa Gray-Garcia) is a formerly unhoused, incarcerated poverty scholar, revolutionary journalist, lecturer, poet, visionary, teacher and single mama of Tiburcio, daughter of a houseless, disabled mama Dee, and the co–founder of POOR Magazine/Prensa POBRE/PoorNewsNetwork. She has authored over 200 stories and blogs on poverty, racism, incaceration and displacement. With her Mama Dee- she co-founded Escuela de la gente/PeopleSkool- a poor and indigenous people-led skool, as well as several cultural projects such as the Po Poets Project/Poetas POBREs Proyecto, welfareQUEENs, the Theatre of the POOR/Teatro de los pobres, Hotel Voices( to name a few. She is also the author of Criminal of Poverty: Growing Up Homeless in America, co-editor of A Decolonizers Guide to A Humble Revolution, Born & Raised in Frisco and her second book- Poverty ScholarShip -Poor People Theory, Arts, words and Tears Across Mama Earth A PeoplesTeXt will be released in 2018-19. In 2011 she co-launched The Homefulness Project – a landless peoples, self-determined land liberation movement in the Ohlone/Lisjan/Huchuin territory known as Deep East Oakland, ,and co-founded a liberation school for children, Deecolonize Academy


February 10, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC+0
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