Marion Kidd makes a phone call to solicit support for the Consumer Buying Club. The Club was an initiative of the Welfare Committee of UCC’s Area Board #3 to organize to buy groceries cooperatively to challenge the exploitative practices of local grocers.
Witness Testimony of Marion Kidd Before the Governor’s Select Commission on Civil Disorder (Oct. 17, 1967)-ilovepdf-compressed
Testimony of Marion Kidd, head of the Welfare Committee of the People’s Action Group (UCC Area Board #3), before the Governor’s Select Commission on Civil Disorder on October 17, 1967. In her testimony, Ms. Kidd explains the welfare system in Newark and the ways in which her committee organized to protect the rights of welfare recipients in the city. — Credit: Rutgers University Digital Legal Library Repository
The office of the People’s Action Group (PAG), Area Board #3 of the United Community Corporation (UCC). The PAG’s Welfare Committee, headed by Marion Kidd, was active involved in organizing around issues of welfare rights and housing in their community. — Credit: Newark Public Library