[COMM-ORG] query: post office closure organizing
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[ed: thanks to Fran and Carlos for responding to Miriam's query.]
From: Fran Tobin <fxtobin at earthlink.net>
Jobs with Justice has been doing some work around this in Orlando.
Years ago, Rogers Park Community Action Network fought to keep 2 small
post offices open in their neighborhood in Chicago.
From: Carlos Jimenez <carlosinhp at gmail.com>
Not sure if this falls under your query, but here's a link to a blog
post by our Central Florida coalition on some of their recent work and
success on this.
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> From: Miriam Axel-Lute <miriam at nhi.org>
> Hi all. I'm looking for examples of communities (especially poor and/or
> urban ones) organizing to keep open post offices that were on the USPS's
> 2009-2010 list for closures (those that have been removed since the
> initial study list last summer and those that remain). Any leads would
> be welcome. Thanks!
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