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Help Us Reclaim Our Community for the People!

An appeal by Shani Smith, Chair of Liberate the South Side What the banks have done to our communities is a moral outrage! Nationwide, more than a quarter of our homes, including my own, are underwater. Since the banks crashed … Continue reading

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Day Three

January 21, 2011. Home Liberation Day 3 LSS Anti-Eviction Defense Team jumped into action helping the family to move their personal belongings into the liberated home. Neighbors greeted the family with prayers, hugs, and donated furniture items. The family’s youngest … Continue reading

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The Liberation Continues!

January 20, 2011. Home Liberation Day 2 On day two of the Calumet Heights home liberation community groups held leadership meetings, the Anti-Eviction Defense Team met to discuss how to assist in the family’s transition, and the home liberation family … Continue reading

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Home Liberation a Success!

January 19, 2011. Home Liberation Day 1. Liberate the South Side’s January 19th home liberation was a success! More than 30 South Side community leaders, neighbors, and a number of clergy met at the corner of 87th on Kenwood during an … Continue reading

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