As of 4/3/13 Latest updates are at the bottom of the page.
S. Baxter Jones, a former Detroit Public School teacher and coach is facing immediate eviction from his home in Jackson, Michigan. Due to an accident that left him unable to work and delays in his Social Security Claim, Mr. Baxter fell behind on his mortgage.
He, along with the Eviction Defense Committee, have put together a video to explain his plight. Please click on the video-link to the left of this article to view the video and learn his story. For additional information please click on the hyperlinks/highlighted words contained in the article.
Jennifer Britt, a local Detroiter, who was also facing eviction was successful in securing a new mortgage with the assistance of this group. Mrs. Britt was featured in a previous examiner.com article. To read Click here.
A recent article detailing the organizations mission can be found by clicking here. Information about these organizations can be found at the following links;
*In response to this article, people have been asking how they can help Mr. Jones. There are contact numbers given at the end of the featured video and the spokes person, David Soul, also verbally advises on what can be done by phoning Fannie Mae. Mr. Jones is only seeking to acquire a loan modification to help him keep his home.
* Local New's coverage rallies to support Mr. Jones keeping his home. Please click on the following link http://www.wilx.com/home/headlines/Former-Teacher-Fighting-For-Home-198623051.html?mobile=yes 3/19/13
Important Update as of 4/1/13
*This message is being circulated online; "PLEASE share and ask others to share ! ! Baxter Jones needs as many people as he can get to pack the courthouse on Thursday April 4th. US courthouse 231 West Lafayette Court Room 1042 9am. Please, we're asking all that are able to Please support this STRONG brother ! ! FannieMae is trying to convince the judge to evict Mr. Jones after a stay was granted so we are trying to get the judge to keep the stay ! ! Let's show up and show out Y'all ! !"- 4/1/13
*LINK TO SIGN ONLINE PETITION UPDATE 4/3/13
Latest online circulated message;
"PLEASE!!!........SIGN PETITION & REPOST........ We! are Baxter Jones and he is US!...Why?........because we could be next"..................... http://start2.occupyourhomes.org/petitions/stop-the-eviction-of-s-baxter-jones?source=facebook-share-button&time=1364795343
For the latest information please see the links contained within the article.