Hooks Institute for Social Change Looks at Memphis as a Tale of Two Nations: Rich & Poor

ACORN ACORN International Citizen Wealth Financial Justice

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/CN10292019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsMemphis       The Benjamin Hooks Institute for Social Change was established in 1996 by the University of Memphis and the late Benjamin Hooks, former president of the NAACP, originally from the city.  The Hooks Institute has a number of projects from documentaries to advancing the interests of …

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Launching the ACORN Home Savers Campaign in Memphis

ACORN Foreclosure Organizing

Memphis   After several days in Arkansas working with Vision Property Management owner-occupants from Jacksonville to West Memphis, the ACORN Home Savers Campaign was preparing to dive into Memphis. Of course, we wanted to follow up with Vision owner-occupants there, but we were also interested in some of the other large rent-to-own and contract purchase companies …

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