From:   grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Friday, October 07, 2011 9:41:54 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   SPAM-MED: Re: [september17discuss] #OccupyMyHome Campaign
 

then send on at will-- lets do it!

 

Here is a tweet to promote it:

Not in NYC 2 #occupywallstreet ? #ows How abt #occupyhomes ? Find a

house that needs a bit 'o love: http://occupyhomes.tumblr.com/

#occupytogether

 

On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 11:25 PM, acpollack2@juno.com

<acpollack2@juno.com> wrote:

> this is a BRILLIANT idea! It builds on recent anti-eviction actions (one in

> Brooklyn led by Black community groups a couple months ago, sorry I forget

> the elderly woman's name, another more recent one I believe in CA, and

> others).

> And the social media overlay proposed is a great organizing tool!

> ps I forget which list I saw it on but there are three antiforeclosure

> auctions organized by a community group I believe next week.

>

>

> ---------- Original Message ----------

> From: David DeGraw <David@AmpedStatus.com>

> To: september17@googlegroups.com

> Subject: Re: [september17discuss] #OccupyMyHome Campaign

> Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:07:38 -0400

>

> There's a guy i know, Rob Somerton - BofA is about to foreclose on his home,

> he is threatening to either not leave or bulldoze the house, he's been

> organizing around this issue for awhile, may be good contact:

>

> https://www.facebook.com/RobAnaVsBofA

>

> also, biggest foreclosure action network based on LI - forget the guys name,

> cell is: 516-263-9715

>

>

> On 10/7/2011 10:23 PM, J.A. Myerson wrote:

>

> This is one of the best ideas I've ever heard. How do we get started?

>

> JAM

>

> On Oct 7, 2011 10:00 PM, "Alexandre Machado De Sant&#39;Anna Carvalho"

> <ac3018@nyu.edu> wrote:

>>

>> Dear Friends:

>>

>> Just read at the enemy's newspaper (Wall Street Journal, ha) that over

>> 600,000- 1 million Americans face foreclosure threats due to the mortgage

>> scam and mass unemployment. Can we launch a campaign called "OccupyMyHome",

>> where we invite people - alongside neighboors and friends in solidarity - to

>> refuse to leave their homes when evicting officers come. To hold their

>> ground, in civil disobedience against a obvious injustice perpetrated by

>> political economic forces that work against the people?

>>

>> This campaign, alongside the "move your money from big banks to credit

>> unions" would deliver a blow to financial institutions and make the powerful

>> listen.

>>

>> On a practical note, it would be awesome if we had programmers who could

>> code a web platform where people at risk of eviction add in their home to a

>> georeferenced map, and through it call on neighboors and friends to hold

>> their ground, camping at their place, and of course, documenting

>> everything. Each day people upload that information, alongside any videos

>> of resistance, to that platform so the world could be in support.

>>

>> Anyone willing to help spread this idea forth, and actualize it? I am

>> computer-coding ignorant, unfortunately!

>>

>> --

>> Alexandre M.S. Carvalho, M.D., MPH

>> 2009 Reynolds Fellow

>> mobile +1 914 563 4209

>> home +1 914 633 0415

>> www.nyu.edu/reynolds

>

>

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