From:   Lauren <laurendapfraiz@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Monday, September 19, 2011 8:02:17 PM
To:   september17 <september17@googlegroups.com>
Subject:   [september17discuss] Re: credit unions
 

I too am very interested in learning more about credit unions! And

other banking alternatives as well. Why don´t we invite a

representative of one of the NYC credit unions to Zuccotti Park and do

a small presentation to explain how they work?

 

 

On Sep 19, 6:11 am, Ellen Davidson <ellen.david...@verizon.net> wrote:

> The Lower East Side Peoples Federal Credit Union (lespfcu.org) was begun in the 70s when that neighborhood was being redlined by the banks (an illegal practice of drawing a red line around low-income neighborhoods on the map and denying all loan applications from those areas). It is still very community based and offers checking and savings accounts for $5 membership fee per year.

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> On 09/19/11,Luis Moreno-Caballud<morenocaballud@yahoo.es>wrote:I'm part of a credit union and be supporting this campaign:http://moveyourmoneyproject.org/

> Please spread the word!

> Also, Drew, it would be wonderful if you could put a map showing where's Zucotti park on the website, people keeps telling me that they had trouble to figure out where the "camp" is...

> thanks!

> solidarity!

> On Sep 19, 2011, at 5:21 AM, Drew Hornbein wrote:

> > Anyone part of a credit union?

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> > How can I protest the banks when in my wallet rests the JP Morgan & Chase corporate logo?

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> > This would be a good opportunity for credit unions to recruit members.

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> > Solidarity.

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