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Predatory Lending – Action Alert

On Feb 16, 2013, the GLD class heard from Alabama Arise policy analyst Stephen Stetson about the issue of predatory lending in Alabama. GLD participants were outraged to learn of the legal practice of usury in Alabama and the damage

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Lobby Day 2013: Alabama Arise

Alabama Arise will hold their annual Lobby Day on March 7th. To sign up to lobby, email Pres Harris (pres [at] alarise.org) or call 800-832-9060. The event lasts from 9:30-12:30 – it’s an opportunity to get a hands-on class in

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Stop Predatory Lending: Lobby and Learn, February 28

On February 28, individuals and organizations working to stop predatory lending are invited to come to Montgomery. There will be a press conference in the Joint Briefing Room on the 8th floor of the Alabama State House (11 South Union

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Rally for Disability Services

Budget cuts are endangering critical services for the disabled. Beth Blalock (GLD ’12) is organizing people for Alabama’s 2012 Disabilities Advocacy Day, which will be held in Montgomery on March 8th. A flyer for the event is here.The event’s agenda

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Alabama Arise’s Lobby Day

Alabama Arise will hold their annual Lobby Day on March 15th. To sign up to lobby, email Pres Harris (pres [at] alarise.org) or call 800-832-9060. The event lasts from 9:30-12:30 – it’s an opportunity to get a hands-on class in

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