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Walmart’s check-cashing service is another way of preying

August 15, 2014 — Mike L
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AN AUG. 5 editorial praised Walmart for providing nontraditional banking options for the “underbanked” in select stores. While offering simple financial services such as low-cost check cashing sounds like a good idea, we are left to wonder what is motivating the largest retailer in the world to enter into this business. On the surface this looks like Walmart is providing a needed service to the community, but we don’t need to dig deep to see that this is another strategy to increase profits.

Experience Raise the Roots!

June 26, 2013 — Maz
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Raise the Roots keeps getting better, and 2013 was our biggest conference yet! Our partners gathered in Boston to learn different ways arts, culture and technology can shape and enhance their efforts to build grassroots power for sensible and necessary tax policy reforms in their states.

Putting Reel Economy to Work

June 20, 2013 — Guest Blogger
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What is "Reel Economy"? Learn more about an emerging partnership between UFE's Tax Fairness Organizing Collaborative and Working Films in which we connect our grassroots partners with documentary films that can bolster their efforts to build political power for policies that benefit all people in their states.

TFOC Annual Conference-2013

March 13, 2013 — Michael Young
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Mark your calendars! The Tax Fairness Organizing Collaborative is excited to announce that our annual conference for 2013, will be taking place in Boston on June 4th, 5th and 6th.

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Webinar: Using Film in Your Economic Justice Campaigns

February 12, 2013 — Michael Young
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This webinar explores how to effectively integrate film into economic fairness campaigns. How do social issue documentary films do more than just raise awareness? How can you leverage the story in a documentary film to advance your efforts? How can you effectively rally local audiences around your cause once the lights come up? WATCH NOW.

March 2013: UFE Training of Trainers Coming to North Texas

January 4, 2013 — steveschnapp
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Our Popular Economics Education Team is hosting UFE's renowned Training of Trainers Institute in March 2013 near Dallas/Fort Worth, TX. We invite organizers, activists, educators, students, and others across the U.S. who want to join and advance the movement for greater equality.

Post-Election Shout-Outs: Learning From State-Level Wins

November 12, 2012 — Michael
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These statewide election day victories can be models for what’s possible in your state and beyond. We congratulate all of those involved in those efforts and are excited to help keep building momentum for tax fairness and a more just and equitable economy.

VIDEO: Reflections on Popular Economics Education

July 24, 2012 — Shannon M.
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Now THIS is how you create a movement. In this video, newly minted Popular Economics Educators offer reflections on their experience at UFE's most recent Training of Trainers Institute.

FREE WEBINAR: After the Gift: How to build donor loyalty

June 21, 2012 — Shannon M.

How can organizations working for tax fairness cultivate a strong and loyal donor base? This free Tax Fairness Tune-Up webinar will provide practical tips for grassroots organizers to build a strong donor program to keep supporters engaged year after year. Register today!

REGISTER TODAY: Raise the 'Roots Conference

April 13, 2012 — Shannon M.
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Mark your calendars! Raise the 'Roots: Grassroots Organizing for Tax Fairness, the annual conference of the Tax Fairness Organizing Collaborative,is coming to Nashville on May 16th and 17th!

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