Storming Caesars PalaceHow Black Mothers FouGht Their Own War on Poverty

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Creators & Publishers
Publisher
Beacon Press
Metadata
ISBN
0807050326
Collection
Regular item
Year
2005
Description

In 1971 Nevada politicians cut welfare aid.  Welfare mothers from the Wstside district of Las Vegas mounted a campaign enlisting activists  and shut down the "Strip"   The women with the help of federal contracts rancommunity service programs, including a medical center, a library, senior housing, job training programs and daycare centers.