People of Origin Rightfully Loved and Wanted (P.O.O.R.L.A.W.)  looks to encourage community, leadership, ownership, friendship, invested interest in the future of our children and support Hazelwood ‘s growth into a thriving, safe and enjoyable, place to live and raise families. Background  In 2004, POORLAW, People of Origin Rightfully Loved and Wanted, was formed growing out… Continue reading

POORLAW participates in Abolitionist Visions: Fundraising For the ALC

The Abolitionist Law Center is a public interest law firm inspired by the struggle of political and politicized prisoners, and organized for the purpose of abolishing class and race based mass incarceration in the United States. – http://abolitionistlawcenter.org/ Bret Grote who is an advisor of POORLAW founded the ALC after working with the Justice for… Continue reading POORLAW participates in Abolitionist Visions: Fundraising For the ALC

Volunteer Recruitment Dinner – March 2013

Last Friday, about 50 people of all ages gathered at the Hazelwood YMCA for POORLAW’s first volunteer meeting. The intention was to recruit volunteers, build relationships, provide an update on what POORLAW has been up too, and eat dinner! Participants filled out volunteer applications and also brief surveys on transportation issues in Hazelwood. POORLAW introduced… Continue reading Volunteer Recruitment Dinner – March 2013