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Tent City Resisting Roslindale Foreclosure, Help Needed!
City Life/Vida Urbana is urging everyone available to come to a Tent City in Roslindale to block the foreclosure of Olivé Hendricks' home. The address is 21 Pinedale Road.

Fannie Mae, the mortgage holder on Hendricks' property, has obtained a court order allowing them to evict Hendricks and his family with no notice, in contrast to the 48 hours that are usually required.

Shortly before 3PM today moving trucks and police were spotted approaching the Hendricks' house. At 5PM CLVU organizers texted supporters saying there was still time and that they would be there into the evening. Boston luminaries Carlos Arredondo and Mel King, along with several local politicians, are at the scene or have visited.

Yesterday CLVU released the following statement:
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22 Aug 2013 | Filed under: News / Gentrification : Organizing
Janitors, Community Leaders Gather for Strike-prompted Civil Disobedience Training
Activists practice street blockades.JPGWith only days remaining until the contract covering 14,000 New England janitors expires, community, labor and student allies joined affected workers at Copley Square this week for hands-on coaching in non-violent protest and arrest protocol.
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29 Sep 2012 | Filed under: News / Gentrification : Human Rights : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
2nd Annual Boston Anarchist Bookfair Announcement
boston anarchist bookfair.jpgWe are announcing Boston’s Second Annual Anarchist Bookfair (November 9-11, 2012). Hosted at Simmons College by the rad folks of the Progressive Librarians Guild, this bookfair will contain amazing organizations and publishers, workshops, and a return of our Anarchist Film Festival.
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25 Jun 2012 | Filed under: News / Education : Environment : Gender : Gentrification : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Labor : Media : Organizing
MAY DAY 2012: Hundreds Take to Boston-area Streets in the Fight for Workers’ Rights
East Boston March.jpgInternational Workers Day unifies Bay State labor, community, immigrant rights groups
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02 May 2012 | Filed under: News / Gentrification : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Occupy Boston : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
Wells Fargo to Exploited Customers, Taxpayers: “Let Them Eat Cake!”
IMG_1504.JPGMortgage giant hands out hundreds of mini-cakes in West Roxbury to celebrate 160 years exploiting customers, taxpayers for profit
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20 Mar 2012 | Filed under: News / Gentrification : Human Rights : Media : Organizing : Politics
Open Statement: Whole Foods Must Sign a Community Benefits Agreement with Jamaica Plain
The Whose Foods? Coalition is deeply disappointed in Whole Foods’ dismissal of the Good Neighbor Agreement put forward by the JP Neighborhood Council last Wednesday. We were hopeful that a Good Neighbor Agreement would enable Whole Foods to benefit all of JP, the residents who want to shop there and the residents who cannot, those who would benefit from having their property values rise and those who would be pushed out by rent increases.
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13 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / Gentrification : Labor
Three Arrested Protesting at Whole Foods Meeting
100_0477.JPGA meeting in Jamaica Plain between representatives of Whole Foods and Jamaica Plain residents ended in chaos yesterday. Boston Police shut down the meeting early after arresting three people for displaying banners.
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03 Jun 2011 | Filed under: News / Gentrification
Rally Against Whole Foods in Jamaica Plain
100_0201.JPGJamaica Plain residents held a rally and short march yesterday to oppose Whole Foods moving into the former Hi-Lo Foods building in Hyde Square.
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03 Apr 2011 | Filed under: News / Gentrification
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