Category Archive : ACORN United States

Virginia Organizing Project: UVA Vice Rector Jim Murray Receives Lump of Coal for Opposing Living Wage

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History of ACORN

Nuts & Bolts: The ACORN Fundamentals of Organizing  Wade Rathke shares almost 50 years of organizing experience with a look at the “nuts and bolts” of how ACORN was organized and able to build a mass membership and major victories in the United States, Canada, and around the world in plain language that can inform organizers, leaders, activists, and policy makers about how to change and build power.

MLK Service Day at the ACORN Farm

January 17th, 2017

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Lovett School Volunteers at ACORN Farm

January 14th, 2017

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Lovett School Volunteers at ACORN Farm

January 14th, 2017

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Start of Spring at the ACORN Farm

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New Orleans Permaculture Group at the ACORN Farm

Members of the New Orleans Permaculture Group and baristas from Fair Grinds Coffeehouse installing herb borders around raised beds to discourage pests at the ACORN farm. The herbs will later be harvested for tea at Fair Grinds Coffeehouse. This is our second of three planned permaculture installations this year.

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Progress on ACORN Farm in Lower 9th Ward

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ACORN Farm Begins in New Orleans

Work on the ACORN Farm in New Orleans has begun.  The ACORN Farm is located in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood of New Orleans.  It will provide fresh food for Fair Grinds Coffeehouse and the community.

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