Alfredo Aguero is a founder of Padres Empoderando Padres En Educacion Especial (PEPEE) and a long time community organizer on special education in the Inland Empire.
Elliott Fukui is a founder of the Fireweed Collective and Mad Queer Organizing Strategies.
Gloria Perez Stewart is an Attorney at Law at GPS Law Office, PC. She is the President and Board Chair at Peoples College of Law. She was a Community Organizer at Latina Mami and former Executive Director/CEO at Community Lawyers, Inc.
Leroy F. Moore Jr., Founder of the Krip-Hop Nation. Since the 1990s, has been a key member of Poor Magazine that started with a column “Illin-N-Chillin” for POOR Magazine then onto a founding member of Poor Magazine’s Homefulness and Decolonize Academy, their school. Moore is one of the founding members of National Black Disability and activist around police brutality against people with disabilities. Leroy has started and helped start organizations like Disability Advocates of Minorities Organization to Sins Invalid to Krip-Hop Nation. His cultural work includes film documentary, Where Is Hope, Police Brutality Against People with Disabilities, spoken-word CDs, poetry books and children’s book, Black Disabled Art History 101 published by Xochitl Justice Press. Leoy is an original creator of Poor Press of Poor Magazine that has publish his books since the late 1990’s including his graphic novel, Krip-Hop Graphic Novel Issue 1: Brown Disabled Young Woman Super Hereo Brings Disability Justice to Hip- Hop was published by Poor Press 2019 and 2020 under Poor Press Leroy also published Black Disabled Ancestors. Moore has traveled internationally networking with other disabled activists and artists. Moore has written, sang and collaborated to do music videos on Black disabled men.
Sunjay Smith is the founder of Crip Justice which organizes around police violence against peoples with disabilities
GPS Law Office, PC
Mad Queer Strategies
National Black Disability Coalition
All of POOR's programs are focused on providing non-colonizing, community-based and community-led media, art and education with the goals of creating access for silenced voices, preserving and degentrifying rooted communities of color and re-framing the debate on poverty, landlessness, indigenous resistance, disability and race locally and globally.