Thanks for this. Sadly, this is all still so relevant. (One always hopes that we'll have abolished at least some of the most egregious injustices in a shorter period of time)


Tiny and some other contributors of POOR Magazine are included in my new book Don't Leave Your Friends Behind: Concrete Ways to Support Families in Social Justice Movements and Communities. They talk more about their Homefulness project as well as other issues affecting them as families living in poverty and battling an intersection of oppressions.


for a world without cages,



Huge thanks to A 3 News and Tiny (aka Lisa Gray–Garcia.  Incredibly important discussion.




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