Program Archives - Action Center on Race and the Economy

Crescendo is a project of ACRE, Little Sis, and MPower Change that is focused on researching and campaigning against anti-Muslim corporations. Anti-Muslim corporations are those that provide financial support to organizations, politicians, other corporations, or individuals that are engaged in attacks on Muslims, and those whose business practices are anti-Muslim (e.g., companies that discriminate against Muslim workers, profit from war in Muslim countries, profit from the incarceration and/or deportation of Muslims, and provide platforms for or promote anti-Muslim hate groups).

Local unions and community organizations are forming long-term partnerships to win structural change by using workers' contract bargaining campaigns to go on offense against the financial elite responsible for the crises in their communities.

The Hedge Clippers are working to expose the mechanisms hedge funds and billionaires use to influence government and politics in order to expand their wealth, influence and power at the expense of our communities, our climate, our economy and our democracy.

The ReFund America Project tackles the ongoing impact that the financial crisis has had on the financial health of America’s cities and provides a dedicated campaign team to help local organizations restore the balance of economic power to Main Street.