Statement: Cause of Action responds to Rep. Levin and Cummings on IRS investigating ACORN-related groups

Yesterday, the House Ways and Means Committee released new documents claiming “IRS Scrutiny of Progressive Groups,” by highlighting the IRS’ attention to ACORN and its successors. Dan Epstein, Cause of Action’s executive director responded: Rep. Levin and Rep. Cummings are claiming that the IRS targeted ACORN in the same fashion […]

The Washington Free Beacon: Report: 170 ACORN-affiliated groups still active

Read the full article here. Washington Free Beacon “Cause of Action, a nonprofit government watchdog group, recently identified 174 active or rebranded ACORN affiliates, as well as organizations that share former ACORN staff. The groups shared the same physical location, leadership or staff, or tax ID number as old ACORN chapters, […]

Washington Examiner: Report: ACORN network still active under new names

Read the full story here. Washington Examiner “But that doesn’t mean it vanished from the landscape altogether. The nonprofit watchdog group Cause of Action published a list today of “still-active ACORN entities, ACORN allies, and rebranded ACORN organizations.”   The connections between these groups and the old ACORN groups include: […]

CoA Uncovers Still-Active ACORN Entities, ACORN Allies, and Rebranded ACORN Organizations

  List of Still-Active ACORN Entities, ACORN Allies, and Rebranded ACORN Organizations 1825 Atlantic MHANY, Inc. 4415 San Jacinto Street Corporation 5301 McDougall Corporation 730 Rockaway MHANY, Inc. A Community Voice (ACV) ACORN Community Land Association of Pennsylvania ACORN Community Land Association, Inc. ACORN Global Enterprises, L3C ACORN Loan Program […]

“Friends like these” NLRB email suggests ACORN, Union ties to the Board

how can i get my ex girlfriend back An email produced via FOIA to Cause of Action in documents regarding the Boeing case before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) suggests a close relationship among union leaders, ACORN, and the NLRB. In an email dated Wednesday, April 27, 2011, in […]


09/02/2011 – Office of Special Audit Reports on AHCOA

Federal Audit: ACORN Received Your Money

On October 19, 2011, Cause of Action (formerly known as Freedom Through Justice) successfully pressured NeighborWorks America to publicly release all Office of Internal Audit reports from January 2009 to the present.  Most of the public, even Washington insiders, have little idea that NeighborWorks – the government’s largest funder of foreclosure mitigation grants – […]