BOSTON/Leather District - As an immediate response to the growing financial crisis and the sub-prime mortgage scandal which was its major trigger, 30 people from local housing advocacy organizations and unions gathered in front of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on Tuesday to demand a federal bailout for working families instead of financial services companies. The event was organized by the Boston Chapter of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now and the Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending.
BOSTON/Roxbury - About 50 people, activists from the Jamaica Plain based organization City Life/Vida Urbana, and their supporters, gathered in front of 76 Perrin Street in Roxbury today, to try and block police from evicting one of the building's residents, Paula Taylor, 43.
Six people chained themselves to the front and back entrances of the building.
BOSTON/Roxbury - A group of activists from the Jamaica Plain based advocacy organization City Life/Vida Urbana, and their supporters, showed up yesterday morning to protect a single woman facing eviction from her condominium in Roxbury.
Paula Taylor, of 76 Perrin Street, said the response to her situation was "awesome."