by Chris Robinson / March 26, 2012
"Twenty-five neighbors and friends gathered at the Germantown home of Rhonda Lancaster on March 14 to protest her scheduled eviction. Germantown is a historic neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA. Lancaster, a musician and water fitness instructor, has lived in her row house for thirty five years. Now, Wells Fargo Bank is preparing to repossess it.
In the struggle to keep her home, Lancaster has the assistance of national housing advocate Cheri Honkala, director of the Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaign, http://www.economichumanrights.org.
During her thirty five years in the neighborhood, Rhonda Lancaster has been an involved and highly valued member of her community. She has worked as a block captain and a town watch leader and has helped young people in her area find employment. She herself has been consistently employed, and is currently teaching water fitness classes..." (read more at opednews.com)