Oppose the Sequestration of Federal Funding for Affordable Housing

SIGN THIS PETITION HERE FROM: DEMOCRACY IN ACTION.ORG We the undersigned strongly oppose the sequestration of federal funding for housing and community development programs as mandated by the Budget Control Act of 2011. We urge Congress to halt the non-defense discretionary cuts and to protect key programs that prevent and end homelessness and truly serveContinue reading “Oppose the Sequestration of Federal Funding for Affordable Housing”

The ‘Seattle Action Network’

When “Occupy SEATTLE” was given ‘orders’ to vacate the property at Seattle Central Community College recently, we also provide the help with the cleanup!!!! (NOTE: To help you temporarily until we are setup, on the right side menu under the heading ‘Blogroll’ please click on ‘part time work’, or search ‘craigslist jobs’) First of allContinue reading “The ‘Seattle Action Network’”

More than 49 million Americans — even more than thought — live in poverty, new measure finds

In September, the government reported that a record 46.6 million Americans were living in poverty. But a new report released Monday by the Census Bureau using a more sophisticated method to measure poverty rates has found that the true figure is even higher: 49.1 million, or 16 percent of all Americans… Source: http://www.yahoo.com