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City Life/Vida Urbana Protests Fannie Mae
100_0613.JPGCity Life/Vida Urbana, a Boston-based housing rights organization, today held a protest in front of the downtown offices of Fannie Mae. About 60 protesters marched, chanted and held signs for over an hour. Several protesters entered the lobby in an attempt to confront Fannie Mae executives, but were turned away by security guards.
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02 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Organizing : Social Welfare
PRISON ART EXHIBIT OPENS IN SOMERVILLE
An exhibit featuring works by incarcerated artists opens this weekend and
runs through September. The show, put together by local anti-prison groups
Black and Pink and Boston Anarchist Black Cross, will be on display at
Somerville's Papercut Zine Library, located at 226 Pearl St. The space is
open Saturdays and Sundays 2-7PM and by appointment. There will be a
closing party Thursday September 15th at 7PM.
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11 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / GLBT/Queer : Human Rights
Filling Prison Beds for Profit
prisons
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07 Aug 2011 | Filed under: Commentary / Human Rights
Eviction Blockade Successful, At Least Until Tomorrow
Over 100 people gathered at 197 Normandy St. at noon to
stand with Drusilla Francis. We chanted and sang and gave testimony.
The constable summoned the police to arrest people blocking the door.
The police, to their credit, asked the constable for papers showing he
had the right to evict that day. He did not have such papers. The
eviction was called off for today! As Melonie said in summation, this
would NOT have happened without the boisterous protest we mounted today.
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01 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Organizing
Call to Action
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
6 pm - 8 pm
Government Center <http://www.cityofboston.gov/contact/directions.asp>;
Protest with banners, music, whistle-blowing, education, and speaking out
against government repression.
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13 Jun 2011 | Filed under: Announcement / Human Rights : War and Militarism
History and Resistance on Blair Mountain
Blair Mountain, a crucial site of labor history, is being threatened by the disastrous process of Mountain Top Removal. People from around the country are marching in early June to raise awareness and save the mountain.
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31 May 2011 | Filed under: News / Environment : Human Rights : Labor : Organizing
Photos/Video-North Africa Revolutions Solidarity Rally-March
north africa action-5-21-08 cambridge 008.jpgAbout 50 human rights protesters held a rally/march in Harvard Square in support of the Arab revolutions.
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23 May 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights
Bank Tenant Associations Protest Bank of America
100_0382.JPGA coalition of bank tenant associations held a protest against Bank of America in Copley Square yesterday morning. Led by City Life/Vida Urbana (CLVU), the protest was meant to call attention to the predatory lending and unfair foreclosures practiced by BoA and other banks.
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15 May 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Social Welfare
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