MLK March – Standing on the Shoulders of Giants
SAFE’s First Eviction Blockade
Solidarity Block Party for Luisa’s Family
The Wells Fargo Five Sit-in
Five members of SAFE take arrests for justice.
Eviction Free Zone
The Bank Eviction Memorial
SAFE’s First Action – The Neighborhood Cleanup
BTA training in Tacoma
City Life/Vida Urbana presented the Bank Tenant Association model in Tacoma in April of 2012. Activists from the Occupy movement in Seattle attended the training and SAFE met in Seattle for the first time on May 1st of 2012 following this training.
SAFE Light Brigade Action Over I-5
Bank Eviction Memorial
Hundreds of families in Seattle lose their homes to foreclosure and bank eviction every month. These giant banks got bailed-out after running the economy into the ground for crying-out-load! Why can they not negotiate with the people? King County needs a moratorium now. It’s time to put people before profit.
Housing is a Human Right
Join the Rapid Response Network! An Eviction Blockade is planned at any moment for Jeremy in South Park. Add your textable phone number.
Direct action is where the SAFE rubber meets the road. Find out where we will be next and show up to support our Bank Tenants fight the banks.
Through hard work, she purchased a home, and as the only English speaker in the family, she was signatory on homes for her mother and sister.
Then the banks decided to step into the picture. After Jane suffered a debilitating injury, Chase sold her home to Bank of America and Bank of America, noticing substantial loss in income, due to the injury, decided to foreclose her home. The other banks involved followed suit, stealing her mother’s home and putting her sister’s home in jeopardy. With a simple loan modification, Jane can afford to stay in her home.
At SAFE, we believe the banks have a moral obligation to work with families and help them stay in their homes.
BofA Protest for Jane What: Action to defend Jane Mair’s home from BofA as part of escalating campaign on North Beacon Hill. We will have signs, flyers, and a bullhorn. When: 4:30 PM, Friday, December 6, 2013 Where: Meet up at Red Apple parking lot (near bus stop) across the…
Democrats Criticize Regulator Over Delayed Foreclosure-Review Report November 18, 2013, 1:17 PM Democratic lawmakers are still frustrated by a lack of information on the nearly 11-month-old multibillion-dollar settlement U.S. regulators announced to end a troubled review of foreclosure abuses. In a letter being sent Monday to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben…
More Cities Consider Using Eminent Domain to Halt Foreclosures Peter DaSilva for The New York Times An abandoned home in Richmond, Calif. Richmond fighting two lawsuits on eminent domain. By SHAILA DEWAN Published: November 15, 2013 New cities are joining the effort to head off home foreclosures by using a…
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Wall Street’s Nightmare: President Elizabeth Warren By: Ben White and Maggie Haberman November 11, 2013 NEW YORK — There are three words that strike terror in the hearts of Wall Street bankers and corporate executives across the land: President Elizabeth Warren. Anxiety over Warren grew Monday after a magazine report…
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Warren Questions Fed Chair Nominee Janet Yellen on Failure to Regulate Big Banks Janet Yellen, President Obama’s nominee to head the Federal Reserve, faced questions at a Senate confirmation hearing Thursday. Yellen has been the Fed’s vice chair since 2010. She defended the Fed’s economic stimulus program, praised outgoing Chair…