Activists Still Come Together for Foreclosure Victims

By: Friday May 25, 2012 5:22 pm

Despite the charred landscape that is the current housing market, despite the suffering borne by families all over the country, the last few years have provided a glimmer of hope that people of like circumstances have not turned their backs on each other, that they are working together for progress. And sometimes, they make it.

Out of one of the most tragic stories of the foreclosure crisis, the suicide of Norman Rousseau, has come a determination to never let this happen to anyone else again. The Rousseaus eventually lost their home despite never missing a payment, a victim of the soul-crushing bureaucracy at Wells Fargo.

 

22 Foreclosure Activists Arrested at Chase Bank in Downtown Los Angeles

By: Saturday December 18, 2010 6:30 pm

Yesterday in downtown Los Angeles, 22 activists, including the head of SEIU Local 721 and members of ACCE (the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment), were arrested outside a Chase bank for protesting the foreclosure crisis. The banks have basically disregarding all the legal constraints on their activities, and people have begun to fight back.

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