Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Home for the Holidays an event to help families avoid foreclosure

Home for the Holidays

an event to help families avoid foreclosure

Presented by State Senator Mark Norris, State Representative G. A. Hardaway,
Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir, Memphis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma
Theta Sorority, Inc., and Memphis Urban League

Saturday, December 11
Southwest TN Community College—Union Ave campus
Verties Sails Bldg Memphis, TN 38103

This FREE event will provide opportunities to talk directly with lender repre-
sentatives and/or HUD-approved counselors for families facing foreclosure
and other financial challenges.

This event will include:
 One-on-One time with your mortgage servicer
 Workshops on Financial Literacy and Maintaining Homeownership in
Difficult Times
 Workshops on Job Readiness in the 21st Century

For event information, call 901-432-4882 or visit www.shelbycountytrustee.com



Please bring the following documents to the Home for the Holi-
days event so that we may better assist you:

Two most recent paystubs showing earnings for last 30 days

Copy of any benefits statements reflecting amount, frequency and
duration of benefits
Household Expense Budget

If self-employed, most recent quarterly or year-to-date Profit and Loss
Last two months of bank statements

Copy of signed 2008 and 2009 income tax returns

Copy of a utility bill showing name and property address

Homeowner’s Association bill, if applicable

Most recent mortgage and property insurance statements

Copy of closing documents and most recent correspondence from
your mortgage company


HUD approved counselors
Fair Housing Alliance
Community Development Council and
many more...

Thursday, December 02, 2010

“Fissures in the Mortar: A Crisis for Church Separation in America” SUNDAY DEC 5th@3pm




Date: Dec. 5, 2010

TIME: 3:00PM

Place: Benjamin Hooks Library
3030 Poplar Ave.


“Fissures in the Mortar:
A Crisis for Church Separation in America”

Two years after President Obama has taken office and little, if
anything, has changed from the former administration regarding
the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Rev.
Steven C. Baines will address the growing controversy over
recent executive orders that have left in place religion-based
discrimination in social services. Baines will also examine
several Appellate and US Supreme Court decisions that have
begun to dismantle the scared wall of church-state separation.

Reverend Steven Baines – Rev. Baines is Religious Outreach Director for Americans United
for the Separation of Church and State where he is responsible for the organization's national
engagement with and mobilization of people of faith. He has also served as Executive Director
for Equal Partners in Faith, a national interfaith organization committed to fighting racism,
sexism and homophobia. He is currently serving as the Chair of Elders at the denomination’s
national cathedral in Washington, DC, National City Christian Church.

There will be time for questions. The meeting is free and open to the public.

The Public Issues Forum is a Memphis voluntary association, which sponsors programs to inform
and educate the public on current issues and seeks to reinforce the principles set forth in the
Constitution of the United States. Public Issues Forum P.O. Box 241011 Memphis TN 38124-1011