Tag: The Monroe Foundation

"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 »

Activists Needed For Protest Against Community Bank Of Oak Park River Forest Saturday July 9

ACTIVISTS NEEDED! PRESS CONFERENCE AND PROTEST ON LACK OF CRA COMMITMENTS COMMUNITY BANK OF OAK PARK RIVER FOREST SATURDAY, JULY 9, 2011 Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest Park has received a SUBSTANTIAL NON-COMPLIANCE for lack of lending and CRA investments in the Proviso Township and Austin communities. (READ ATTACHED ARTICLE) WHAT WE WANT?... Read more »

YOUTH LEADER/CORRESPONDENT FROM TRUTHBTOLD NEWS SERVICE (TENILLE J. BROOKS) COMMENDS LEADERSHIP OF MARK ALLEN AND OTIS MONROE

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 YOUTH LEADER/CORRESPONDENT FROM TRUTHBTOLD NEWS SERVICE (TENILLE J. BROOKS) COMMENDS LEADERSHIP OF MARK ALLEN AND OTIS MONROE Otis Monroe, The Monroe Foundation POINTS OF VIEW Do It Because It... Read more »
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Marquette Bank Enrolls 100 Low-Income "Unbanked" Families In Englewood, Part of Monroe Foundation's Community Reinvestment Organizing Project

From: Mark S. Allen, Founder of The Black Leadership Development Institute, BLDI, Chairman of The Community Banking Coalition, and member of The Monroe Foundation’sCommunity Reinvestment Organizing Project Marquette Bank Enrolls 100 Low-Income Families In “NEW START” Program for the Unbanked In Englewood                     A Partnership With The Englewood Food Network Marquette Bank, Englewood... Read more »

Union League, Brady, Quinn Support Voter Disenfranchisement, By Excluding Whitney and Cohen

VOTER ADVOCACY GROUP UPSET WITH VOTER DISENFRANCHISEMENT BY EXCLUDING INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES FROM GUBERNATORIAL DEBATES Mark S. Allen, Chairman and Lead OrganizerVoter Restoration Project, a voter advocacy coalition led by The Black Leadership Development Institute, BLDI and supported by The Monroe Foundation Inc. 449 East 35th Street, 1st FloorChicago, Illinois 60616773-392-0165 Todays Gubernatorial Debate sponsored by... Read more »

Federal Reserve Bank Chooses Our Community Banking Leader Otis Monroe to Moderate June 11th Forum

    MARK ALLEN TALKS — Community Banking Forum with The Federal Reserve Board that features our Community Banking Leader Otis Monroe. As Chairman of local Chicago Community Banking Coalltion I want to commend Otis Monroe of The Monroe Foundation for being recognized by an entity of the caliber of The Federal Reserve Board for... Read more »
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RSVP Scott Lee Cohen's Outreach Saturday, June 5th for 100 New Southside Workers Who Will Be Paid $25 per petition sheet!

MARK ALLEN TALKS — ILLINOIS POLITICS SCOTT LEE COHEN CAMPAIGN SEEKS TO HIRE 100 PETITION WORKERS-RSVP NOW DEAR COMMUNITY PARTNERS THE CAMPAIGN OF SCOTT COHEN IS SEEKING TO HIRE 100 INDIVIDUALS TO CIRCULATE PETITION AT $ 25 PER SHEET. QUALIFICATIONS – MUST BE A REGISTERED VOTER – MUST NOT HAVE CIRCULATED PETITION – MUST HAVE I.D.... Read more »

Mark Allen, BLDI, Otis Monroe, The Monroe Foundation Hosts Local Banking Reform Meeting June 9th With Robin Kelly - Limited Seating !!

JOIN THE ORGANIZING FOR LOCAL BANKING REFORMS!                     The Black Leadership Development Institute (BLDI)                                                and        The Community Reinvestment Organizing Project (COP)                      A Project of The Monroe Foundation        A “PASS” OR “NEEDS TO IMPROVE” REPORT CARD        ON BANKS AND CRA(Community Reinvestment Act)             A... Read more »