Etsy and the power of solidarity

Thanks to an astonishing display of solidarity from our supporters, customers and donors, we received a prompt response from Alison at Etsy.  In the first 24 hours we received 500 hits at our website as well as indications that tens of thousands received our appeal by email and social media.  Several of you made purchases [&hellip

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WE WON!!!

The following message from the PCWF shows what’s possible when we work together and don’t take no for an answer.  For more information, go to www.thepcwf.org.  Hopefully one day we will be able to say the same for Palestinian rights. WE WON!!! What did you do???  Less than three hours after we sent out yesterday’s [&hellip

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The kindness of banks

With apologies to Barb Weir, the title is obviously tongue in cheek.  And doubly ironic after yesterday’s developments.Yesterday we thought we might have a breakthrough when we finally received a statement from Bank of the West Chief Counsel, Quinn Osborne, that Bank of New York Mellon was in fact refusing to return our funds without [&hellip

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Message to Tanya Kazak, Bank of the West, Feb. 23, 2015

Message to Tanya Kazak, Vice President and Compliance Manager, Bank of the West, dated February 15, 2015 and immediately forwarded to Quinn Osborne, Chief Counsel, Bank of the West   Ms. Kazak, Our legal counsel, Tom Nelson, has finally received the unequivocal statement we have been seeking concerning BNY Mellon locking the return of our [&hellip

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