The Racial Justice Working Group has a new campaign to bring Postal Banking to the Bronx! Even better, both the Debt & Finance and Climate Justice Working Groups have agreed to work with us to get this passed!
Postal Banking is important because:
1) Its a step toward public banking and
2) Would eliminate the need for predatory check cashing places.
4.1 million workers are paid with a payroll card. Those without a bank account typically spend $40-$50 per month on ATM fees to access their own pay.
We're going back out to canvass at Yankee Stadium and will meet up at the 161 ST and Yankee Stadium stop off the 4 train.