Take Back Chicago continued its weeklong effort yesterday to bring attention to the economic problems facing Chicagoans of all walks of life with multiple events in the Loop focused on the foreclosure crisis. Activists dropped off trash collected at a Garfield Park foreclosed property to the Bank of America headquarters downtown, while another group delivered a check to Chase Bank for the cost of cleaning up one of their neighborhood's vacant properties.
Protesters with Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation (SOUL) also made their voices heard at a national meeting of mortgage bankers. Arrests occurred during at least protests throughout the day.
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