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NWRONational Welfare Rights Organization
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1972, box 14, Wiley Papers; "Romney" Staff Meeting and Training Conference, 1970, box 8, Wiley Papers; "National Welfare Rights Organization Staff Retreat," January 1971, box 8, Wiley Papers.
1300, 81st Congress, 1st Session (1949: 46), quoted in Brief Amici Curiae of the National Welfare Rights Organization, Citywide Coordinating Committee of Welfare Organizations and the Upstate Welfare Rights Organization, New York State Department of Social Services v.
Nixon characterized the FAP as "welfare." Negative connotations attached to the term were reinforced, often unwittingly, by groups such as the National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO) and liberal policy experts.
By training the poor to become political agents in society, ERAP fostered the creation of the National Welfare Rights Organization, an organization dominated by poor women, who demanded improved welfare services, but also, importantly, the dignity owed them as citizens.
Unlike the National Welfare Rights Organization of the late sixties, today's nascent movement cannot rely on domestic law or on any significant sector of the Democratic Party.
Instead of making her actions appear futile, he might have reminded us that KWRU was a member of the National Welfare Rights Union, a successor to the National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO) of the sixties, and that both were part of a long and important tradition of social activism among poor and working-class women in the United States.
(12) By the mid-1960s these welfare protests became more coordinated and the National Welfare Rights Organization was born.
(60) As the National Welfare Rights Organization became established it diluted the activities of the local anti-poverty groups.
Its original strategy, like that of the National Welfare Rights Organization (N.W.R.O.) itself, was of Cloward's and Frances Fox Piven's devising.
Then in September 1994 I went to the Women's National Strategy Conference at Stoney Point, which was organized by two groups, the National Welfare Rights Organization and Health Care - Gotta Have It.
Our welfare rights victories happened in the context of an expanding economy and the development of a National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO), which took its momentum from the civil rights movement.
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