Posts tagged "Community Reinvestment Organizing Project"

Rauner Fulfills One Million Dollar Black Business Fund Investment Pledge Made at National Black Wall Street Chicago Forum

RAUNER INVESTS $ 1MILLION DOLLARS IN BLACK MICRO-BUSINESS LENDNG FUND IN SOUTH SIDE COMMUNITY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION and keeps public campaign challenge made to him at National Black Wall Street Chicago political economic forum   BruceRauner, private equity investor and Republican Candidate for Governor, on September 5th, 2014 fulfilled the public challenge made to him... Read more »

Chicago Bank Report Card & Policy Forum August 25

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: August 18, 2012                                                    Otis Monroe, the Monroe Foundation (773) 315-9720   Community Reinvestment Organizing Project (COP) CRA Report Card Forum Calls for City of Chicago Responsible Bank Policy 2012 Community Bank Report Release at Forum   The Community Reinvestment Organizing Project or COP, a community reinvestment and public... Read more »

Chicago Bank Report Card Day In August 2012

What Has Your Bank Done (or Not Done) To Support YOUR Community?                           Find Out………….You Are Invited To  2012 Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)                 Community Report Card Grades                              A Forum Presented By Community Reinvestment Organizing Project (COP)                  ... Read more »
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COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT LEADERS STATEMENT TO ANDY SHAW, BETTER GOVERNMENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION (BGA) "VOTE NO TO ENDING LEGISLATIVE SCHOLARSHIPS, BUT VOTE YES FOR BETTER TRANSPARENCY"

COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT LEADERS STATEMENT TO ANDY SHAW, BETTER GOVERNMENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION (BGA) “VOTE NO TO ENDING LEGISLATIVE SCHOLARSHIPS, BUT VOTE YES FOR BETTER TRANSPARENCY” “Andy, why end the scholarship program instead of advocating stricter monitoring and controls that ensure it goes to deserving individuals in the legislative districts.? The State Student Scholarship Program is broke,... Read more »

Chicago activists encourage support for local BGA Citizen Watchdog Training on Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) and Open Meetings Act Wednesday October 12

Are you sick of government fraud and corruption? Are you ready to do something about it? Become a BGA Watchdog! BGA Citizen Watchdog Training teaches you how to keep an eye on government and report on what’s happening in your community. Learn from experts how to get public information by using the Illinois Freedom of... Read more »

Community Banking Coalition Renews Calls For City Council Hearings On Rising Bank Fees

HOW DO BANKS FIND A WAY AROUND FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORMS? RAISE FEES ON BASIC BANKING SERVICES! Bank of America announced last week that beginning in January, the institution will charge a $ 5.00 per transaction fee on debit card purchases, and now today, Citibank has announced it will raise its’ fee on low-balance account from... Read more »
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CHASE Bank Agrees To Host Foreclosure Modification Workshop On Chicago Westside Monday September 19

DID YOU KNOW? Chicago’s Westside Austin community has the highest foreclosure rates in the City of Chicago! The Westside Ministers Coalition, a coalition partner of the Community Reinvestment Organizing Project (COP), a community reinvestment organizing andfpublic policy initiative of the Monroe Foundation, recently WON an agreement from JP Morgan Chase to hold a loan modification... Read more »

WESTSIDE MINISTERS COALITION (COP AFFILIATE IN CHICAGO'S AUSTIN COMMUNITY) DEMANDS INCLUSION IN MAYOR'S FORECLOSURE RECOVERY PROGRAM

WESTSIDE MINISTERS COALITION (COP AFFILIATE IN CHICAGO’S AUSTIN COMMUNITY) DEMANDS INCLUSION IN MAYOR’S FORECLOSURE RECOVERY PROGRAM Rev. Dr. Lewis Flowers, chairman of the Westside Ministers Coalition and spokesman for the Community Reinvestment Organizing Project (COP), has demanded that Chicago’s Austin community, leading in foreclosures on Chicago’s Westside, is included as a targeted community to benefit... Read more »

"Report Card" On Community Reinvestments By Banks In Austin and Other Chicago Communities August 4

YOU ARE INVITED! Community Reinvestment Organizing Project (COP) In Partnership With The Westside Ministers Coalition (WMC) ………To Pick-Up The REPORT CARD” on What Banks in the Austin, and Chicago’s economically-struggling communities are working to keep families in their homes, providing banking services for the unbanked, working poor, and low-income families. When: Thursday, August 4th, 11a.m.... Read more »
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Setting 1st 100 Days Chicago City Council Black Caucus Agenda June 29

The Rev. Al Sharpton calls Mark Allen “One of Chicago’s legendary political activists” MARK S. ALLEN, Daily News Blog/Commentary AND THE ORDINARY PEOPLE SAID www.chicagonow.com 773-392-0165   NEWS/COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT    ”Helping leaders lead”   Why Is Chicago Mayor Emanuel the only person promoting a 30, 60 or 100 Day specific checklist on his legislative/public policy accomplishments…. as compared... Read more »
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