How Much Can a Direct Action, Multi-Issue Community Organization Take On?

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Tegucigalpa      After visiting professors and students in the communications department of UNICAH, the Catholic University of Honduras, where ACORN was seeking a partnership to help develop its social media, radio, and television capacity, we traveled with Tegucigalpa ACORN leaders to inspect a huge project that they were undertaking.  We were expecting another meeting with …

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Coffee Rust Worse Problem for Border and Coffee Drinkers than Reported

ACORN International Coffee

New Orleans        Sometimes you know it’s bad, but you still haven’t wrapped your mind around the full ripple effects of how bad it might be. Focusing on the immigration crisis for children and families at the Mexico-United States border, I have concentrated on the problems we knew were coming from communities organized by ACORN International, …

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Coffee to the Coffee Growers: Diverseo Café in Tegucigalpa

ACORN International Coffee

Denver  Following the model of the partnership between ACORN International and Fair Grinds Coffeehouse, we are trying something new, beginning in Tegucigalpa, Honduras with ACORN Honduras leading the program.  We source our organic, fairtrade certified coffee beans from Central American countries like Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua.  Some of the best Arabica coffee beans in the …

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