California ACORN breaks off into new nonprofit group

The community organization group will keep the same mission and many of the same staffers, but will not belong to the troubled national alliance.

By Kate Linthicum

California ACORN has broken away from its embattled parent organization to form a new nonprofit group, a move that observers say might foreshadow other defections that would seriously undermine one of the nation’s largest and most politically powerful community organizations.

Read more: LA Times


January 14, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,


  1. You do realize that breaking up into legally unrelated cells is a way of ACORN continuing its heinous activities with relative impunity from litigation? It’s a lot like how Al-Qaeda operates.

    Comment by jonolan | January 14, 2010 | Reply

    • If anyone really thought this was the destruction of ACORN in itself, they are deluded. If that branch of ACORN gets hit with litigation, the penalties would be small, since it would then be a small organization.

      Do you remember a few months ago, where ACORN was thinking about changing their name due to the bad publicity?

      Comment by MTR | January 14, 2010 | Reply

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