On Monday December 10th join Mark Harris, Occupy Our Homes Atlanta (OOHA), Teamsters Local 728, Atlanta Jobs with Justice, and American Friends Service Committee for a candle light vigil and prayer at the home of Catherine "Candy" Lasher, the regional director of Fannie Mae. Candy can decide whether or not to throw Mark Harris - A US Desert Storm Veteran and 20 year UPS Teamster out of his home.
December 10th is "Human Rights Day" and what better way to celebrate than lifting up the need for fair housing for all people, including US combat veterans.
1/3 of Atlanta's homeless population are US veterans, and for every one of them there are six empty homes, many of which are owned by Fannie Mae. Atlanta doesn't need another homeless combat vet, and we don't need another boarded up eyesore in our community.
This marks a critical turning point where worker organizations are taking a stand against the greed of Fannie Mae. We understand the leading cause of foreclosure is unemployment. We need full and fair employment for our community members and we will to fight to keep workers in their homes. Unions stand with workers inside and outside the workplace.
Our message to Catherine "Candy" Lasher and Fannie Mae: "We are prepared to do whatever it takes to keep Mark Harris in his home."
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