FALL 2018 LOCAL RENTER POWER ASSEMBLIES: BOSTON, NEW YORK, OREGON, WASHINGTON

Para Español, siga este enlace. For Spanish, follow this link. Following a historic #RenterPower2018 national assembly, renters and organizers from Boston, Oregon, Washington and New York states brought the momentum home for powerful local, state and regional assemblies during the weekend of October 19th – 22nd. The Tenants Union of Washington State and the Community […]

Boston Globe: Activists Continue Protest Over Housing Access

 A coalition of community groups protested outside a foreclosed Dorchester home Tuesday and called for more affordable housing in Boston. The group, made up of seven nonprofit organizations, took to Norwell Street for the second time this week. Over the weekend, the group attempted to move a homeless family into the vacant house, only to […]

Sampan: Boston Community Groups Protest in Dorchester

Stop evictions and rent inflation—hear the call of the renter nation! Chants echoed down the street as Right to the City and the Boston Tenant Coalition held a rally and press conference June 10, announcing the release of The Rise of the Renter Nation, a national report on affordable housing. Today’s press conference in the […]

Over 150 Residents and Activists Launched “Homes for All” Campaign: Sampan

Originally published by Sampan. BOSTON, MA – On Wednesday, March 13, over 150 residents and activists form Chelsea Collaborative, City Life/Vida Urbana, Chinese Progressive Association, Lynn United for Change, UNITE HERE Local 26 and other local groups joined the national Right to the City Alliance in launching the Homes for All Campaign in 11 cities […]

Boston police arrest 24 in US bank Protest: Agence-France Press Wire Story

Agence-France Press Wire Story Right to the City, the coalition of advocacy groups that organized the demonstration, said the event was held to protest corporate greed and to stop bank foreclosures. According to organizers, some 3,000 people marched outside the bank. Police did not provide a crowd estimate. “While the CEOs rake in millions in […]

Bank of America: 24 People Arrested in Boston Protest: International Business Times

International Business Times A group called TakeBackBoston (TBB), which was involved in the demonstration, stated before the rally that it “signals a growing popular outrage at the big banks, as the peaceful occupation of Wall Street in New York enters its thirteenth day.” Presley Obasohan, a homeowner in Dorchester who is fighting foreclosure, told TBB: […]

Las protestas contra Wall Street se extienden en EE.UU.: Spanish Wire Service

Spanish Wire Service Ayer la policía en Massachusetts arrestó a dos docenas de personas entre unos 3.000 manifestantes que ocuparon brevemente las oficinas en Boston de Bank of America, el mayor banco del país.Los protestantes declararon su solidaridad con los cientos de personas que desde hace semanas ocupan un parque en Manhattan con quejas diversas […]