This article first appeared at The McAlvany Intelligence Advisor on Monday, December 8, 2014:
If Wikipedia is to be believed, the Association for Community Organizations for Reform Now – ACORN – no longer exists:
At its peak ACORN had over 500,000 members and more than 1,200 neighborhood chapters in over 100 cities across the US….
Its U.S. offices filed for Chapter 7 liquidation on November 2, 2010, effectively closing the organization.
Except for this pesky footnote:
Many ACORN members and organizers formed new state-wide organizations.
One of those freshly-minted state-wide organizations is Fast Food Forward (FFF), located in the same building with the same second-floor office address as New York Communities for Change (NYCC), which received nearly $2.5 million from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in 2012. The New York Post reported that the NYCC is the dregs of Brooklyn’s former ACORN office.
Far from being deceased or even dormant, FFF’s “organizing director,” Kendall Falls, was