Entries by Kathy Mulady

LeeAnn Hall: What’s at Stake in the Supreme Court Today?

Today the Supreme Court is hearing arguments in United States v. Texas, the case that will decide whether President Obama’s 2014 executive actions on immigration were constitutional. What’s at stake? Millions of immigrants and their families could see relief and move forward with their lives free from the fear of deportation if the Supreme Court shows […]

Community Organizing Groups Applaud FHFA Principal Reduction Policy

For Immediate Release April 15, 2016 Kathy Mulady, kathy@allianceforajustsociety.org 206-992-8787 Jacob Swenson-Lengyel, jacob@npa-us.org  312-316-3973 Community Organizing Groups Applaud FHFA Principal Reduction Policy Yesterday, the Fair Housing Finance Agency announced a principal reduction modification program that will help up to 33,000 borrowers. In response, Alliance for a Just Society and National People’s Action released the following […]

LeeAnn Hall: Supreme Court Verdict Assures Unions Can Continue to Help Workers

The Alliance for a Just Society released the following statement from Executive Director LeeAnn Hall in response to Tuesday’s 4-4 Supreme Court verdict in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case. The decision lets stand a lower court ruling upholding public sector unions’ ability to collect “fair share” fees to cover the costs of collective […]

Statement from LeeAnn Hall: Supreme Court Verdict Assures Unions Can Continue to Help Workers

For Immediate Release March 30, 2016 Contact: Kathy Mulady, communications director kathy@allianceforajustsociety.org (206) 992-8787 The Alliance for a Just Society released the following statement from Executive Director LeeAnn Hall in response to Tuesday’s 4-4 Supreme Court verdict in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case. The decision lets stand a lower court ruling upholding public […]

New Report: Disenfranchised by Debt

For Immediate Release March 8, 2016 Contact: Kathy Mulady Communications Director (206) 992-8787 kathy@allianceforajustsociety.org Washington D.C. – Poverty isn’t supposed to be a barrier to voting in the United States, at least according to the Constitution. Yet, more than 50 years after poll taxes were prohibited by the Voting Rights Act of 1965, people with […]

Disenfranchised by Debt

Washington D.C. – Poverty isn’t supposed to be a barrier to voting in the United States, at least according to the Constitution. Yet, more than 50 years after poll taxes were prohibited by the Voting Rights Act of 1965, people with criminal convictions in at least 30 states are still being barred from voting even […]

LeeAnn Hall’s Statement on CFPB Actions Against Citibank

For Immediate Release Feb. 23, 2016 Contact: Kathy Mulady, Communications Director kathy@allianceorajustsociety.org Statement from LeeAnn Hall on CFPB actions against Citibank The Alliance for a Just Society released the following statement from executive director LeeAnn Hall following today’s announcement by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) outlining enforcement actions against Citibank for illegal debt sales […]

Jobs After Jail: Ending the Prison to Poverty Pipeline

For Immediate Release Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 Contact: Kathy Mulady Communications director (206) 992-8787 kathy@allianceforajustsociety.org Jobs After Jail: Ending the Prison to Poverty Pipeline State regulations bar formerly incarcerated workers from good jobs and a chance at stability Each year an average of 630,000 people are released from state and federal prisons – for many, […]