From:   grimwomyn <>
Sent time:   Monday, September 19, 2011 8:17:33 PM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Re: credit unions


On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 10:02 PM, Lauren <> wrote:
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 <> wrote:
> The Lower East Side Peoples Federal Credit Union ( 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.
> Ellen
> On 09/19/11,Luis Moreno-Caballud<>wrote:I'm part of a credit union and be supporting this campaign:
> 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?
> >
> > How can I protest the banks when in my wallet rests the JP Morgan & Chase corporate logo?
> >
> > This would be a good opportunity for credit unions to recruit members.
> >
> > Solidarity.