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Updates from the Field:

  • ACORN and Alliance Citoyenne Win the Debate
    Grenoble approves wearing the burkini in public swimming pools
  • ACORN Leeds updates
    In Leeds, ACORN welcomed the newest local group, with the launch of ACORN Armley local group. Also in Leeds, there were many trainings, stalls, and door knocking sessions through April 2022. Additionally, members spoke at a Social Housing Action Campaign rally, Communication Workers Union conference, and National Education Union conference.
  • Victorious Mobilization of Souscam Seasonal Workers
    Faced with the lack of protective equipment, agricultural workers go on strike again On April 8, 2022, 300 SOSUCAM planters dropped their tools and stopped work at the Mbandjock plantation to claim PPE. Two days later, 700 workers from the Nkoteng plantation went on strike. Management immediately gives in to their demands under pressure. In […]
  • IN THE NEWS: Victory of the Hijabeuses
    The New York Times April 18, 2022 The Female Soccer Players Challenging France’s Hijab Ban By Constant Méheut Photographs by Monique Jaques
  • ACORN New Brunswick wins Rent Cap, Eviction Protections
    NB Tenants win year-long rent cap and eviction protection The announcement of temporary 3.8% rent cap and eviction protections for New Brunswick tenants is a result of relentless campaigning by NB ACORN and our allies to end the NB Housing Crisis.   Through organizing tenant power and taking action, NB ACORN has succeeded in forcing the Conservative […]
  • Historic Cutters Strike in SOSUCAM Sugar Cane Plantations
    FARM WORKERS BLOCK WORK IN PLANTATIONS AND FACTORIES FOR TWO WEEKS TO PROTEST AGAINST UNWORTHY WORKING CONDITIONS On February 23, 2022, nearly 2,000 agricultural laborers (cutters) from the Société sucrière du Cameroun (SOSUCAM) went on strike in Nkoteng to protest against the deterioration of their already precarious working conditions. The police and gendarmerie forces immediately […]
  • Hospital Price Transparency and its Implementation in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas
    It’s not just individual patients who are in the dark… Employers are in the dark. Governments are in the dark. It’s just astonishing how deeply ignorant we are about these prices. Martin Gaynor Summary A year after its implementation, the government’s price transparency regulation is failing. The government requirement that hospitals begin disclosing their prices […]
  • New ACORN Chapter in Nigeria
    In February 2022, ACORN established a chapter in Nigeria. Here, Etido is receiving the ACORN Foundation for the Poor Certificate of Incorporation.
  • Building the We Are Together Association (#OnEstEnsemble) to Grasp Victories!
    The OnEstEnsemble association was organized on December 18, 2021, its large citizen assembly of the inhabitants of the neighborhoods where it is located. 50 people from neighborhood associations, local committees: active leaders, supporters, association leaders, neighborhood leaders, and block leaders were represented. The purpose of this assembly was to share with the participant’s information on […]
    CHAT BETWEEN THE MAYOR OF DOUALA 5 AND THE INHABITANTS OF POPULAR DISTRICTS Last Wednesday, November 23, 2021 at 2 p.m., in the Bepanda Yonyong district, the citizen dialogue between the Mayor of the district municipality of Douala 5 and its inhabitants was held.The purpose of this consultation was to encourage the taking into account […]

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