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BY Jessica Schwartz | New York, NY | 3/26/20
Due to the rising unemployment rate, New Yorkers are struggling financially.
BY staff | Portland, OR | 3/21/20
The Portland Rent Freeze Coalition, made up of concerned people and progressive organizations, disrupted a COVID-19 response press conference on March 17 here in Portland to demand that all rent payments due during the statewide shutdown be cancelled.
BY Staff | Fairway Oaks | 7/06/18
Jacksonville, FL - The Jacksonville Community Action Committee (JCAC) recently joined the Fairway Oaks community in a struggle against environmental racism.
BY Jessica Schwartz | New York, NY | 2/20/18
On Feb. 11, a group of over 100 people gathered in front of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) for a vigil in support of hunger strikers, who were among those hit by a mass eviction carried out by landlord Joseph Betesh.
BY staff | Jersey City, NJ | 5/14/17
A group of Jersey City educators and workers got together, March 22, to discuss the ongoing threats facing working-class men, women and their families due to the onslaught of gentrification threatening to rip apart the social fabric of New Jersey’s second largest city, Jersey City.
BY Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 2/27/17
A Minnesota state senate committee, on Feb. 27, acted favorably on a bill that expands welfare to people who, under current law, don’t qualify for any cash assistance.
BY Fabian Van Onzin | Houston, TX | 9/26/15
In Sunnyside, a predominantly African American neighborhood in southeast Houston, a local slumlord has taken action against his tenants at Crestmont Village Apartments, evicting them and turning off their power.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/13/15
Marching and chanting, “Vecinos unidos, jamas seran vencidos!” (Neighbors, united, will never be defeated), over 50 community members, families and activists gathered outside of five Boyle Heights homes, Sept. 9, to fight back against displacement and gentrification.
BY Loretta VanPelt | St. Paul, MN | 8/11/15
Over 300 people gathered in here, August 10, in a show of solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri and to remember the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown at the hands of the police.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/20/13
On Dec. 19, MIRAc’s No More Deportations campaign and Occupy Homes MN joined together to protest deportations and evictions in Hennepin County.
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