She has been working with the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC) and its predecessor organization, the Kensington Welfare Rights Union, since 1995.
What does KWRU stand for?
KWRU stands for Kensington Welfare Rights Union
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- Kitchener-Waterloo Rally Club (Canada)
- Kentucky Welfare Reform Evaluation (Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville)
- Knox/Waldo Regional Economic Development (Maine)
- Kaiser-Wilhelm- und Ratsgymnasium (Hannover)
- Keller Williams Realty International
- Komite Wartawan Reformasi Indonesia (Indonesian: Indonesian Journalist Reform Committee)
- McGuire Air Force Base (airport code; Wrightstown, NJ; also seen as WRI)
- Kantonale Walliser Rettungs Organisation (German: Canton Valais Rescue Organization)
- Kwinana Water Reclamation Plant (Australia)
- Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute
- Kaltwassersatz (German)
- Kansas Wildflower Society (now Kansas Native Plant Society)
- Kenny Wayne Shepherd (blues guitarist)
- Kenya Wildlife Service
- Kernkraftwerk Sud
- Key Word Spotting (speech recognition technology)
- Keynesian Welfare State
- Kilkenny Welding Supplies Ltd (Ireland)
- King & Winston Winnie Williams (singer)
- Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony (Canada)
Samples in periodicals archive:
A bolder analysis of the structural problems is offered in a chapter in Howard-Hassmann and Welch, written by Mary Bricker-Jenkins and Willie Baptist, directors at the Kensington Welfare Rights Union (KWRU), in an impoverished district of Philadelphia.
Meanwhile, community-based and activist organizations like San Jose's Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition, Atlanta's Project South, and Philadelphia's Kensington Welfare Rights Union have introduced a global context in their popular education work and have begun to conduct exhanges with sister organizations overseas that have changed the character of their own domestic organizing as well.
The campaign consists of more than 35 organizations, and is spearheaded by the Kensington Welfare Rights Union.
The other narrative centers around the antics of Cheri Honkala, a welfare recipient and welfare organizer who presides over a rag-tag group of protesters known as the Kensington Welfare Rights Union.