Court Rules Defunding of ACORN Unconstitutional

EJS has throughout the fall joined many other organizations in supporting ACORN against attacks from the Right and also supported the lawsuit challenging Congress’s unconstitutional defunding of the organization. ┬áThe court agreed. On December 11, 2009, the Honorable Nina Gershon, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, granted a preliminary injunctionContinue reading “Court Rules Defunding of ACORN Unconstitutional”

EJS Statement on ACORN

The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) has championed the rights of low and moderate income level families for more than three decades. With the backing of 400,000 member families in about 75 cities across 40 states, ACORN has become a target of the Right Wing de-legitimization machine. Just as Van Jones wasContinue reading “EJS Statement on ACORN”

EJS Statement on ACORN

The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) has championed the rights of low and moderate income level families for more than three decades. With the backing of 400,000 member families in about 75 cities across 40 states, ACORN has become a target of the Right Wing de-legitimization machine. Just as Van Jones wasContinue reading “EJS Statement on ACORN”