ACORN’s District of Columbia and Maryland chapters have rebranded themselves under one new name: Communities United.
Communities United registered as a nonprofit corporation with the District of Columbia government on May 4.
Here’s the top of my article on same from the Daily Caller:
For a supposedly dead organization, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now sure has been busy.
Despite ACORN’s reported demise, the radical group’s flagship Washington, D.C., office continues to go about its business below the radar as state chapters across the nation form breakaway groups.
On May 5 ACORN’s new D.C. spinoff group, Communities United, held a founding meeting in ACORN’s office on 8th Street Southeast in the nation’s capital.
“Communities United is just ACORN’s way of thumbing their nose in the face of everyone,” sources close to ACORN say.
The D.C. office is important to ACORN because the embattled advocacy organization runs its congressional lobbying efforts out of it.
The same office is also home to Project Vote, ACORN’s voter registration arm, which continues to operate. In the 1990s President Obama trained ACORN activists and worked for Project Vote. […]