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2 posts from June 2006

Protest with Pennies

There was a good NYT article today about the organization Acorn, featuring their successful model of door-to-door organizing against poverty.  One of their recent protests encourages people to pay their utility bills with pennies.  It's exciting to see a group with such an organized strategy for working with and helping to mobilize low-income communities.

Lobby Day a Success!

BFW's annual Lobby Day on June 13 was a success.  Be sure to read the full report and view photos from the day.

We had 134 Lobby visits that occured and over 20 emerging leaders present.

Repchetedwards2 Baylor graduate student lobbying Rep. Chet Edwards.

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