From:   Marisa Holmes <marisaholmes@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Saturday, October 08, 2011 8:52:39 AM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   SPAM-MED: Re: [september17discuss] #OccupyMyHome Campaign
 

This is a fantastic idea.

Many folks have been talking about foreclosure actions.

 

Marisa

 

On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 5:44 PM, aaron gemmill <gemmill@gmail.com> wrote:

> I am a programmer. I would be happy to coordinate the technology side of

> this effort.

>

> Sent from my iPhone

> On Oct 8, 2011, at 1:01 AM, "J.A. Myerson" <jesse.myerson@gmail.com> wrote:

>

> I love this idea. I'm going to put some weight into trying to help it take

> off. I'll be in touch as organizing efforts develop from my end.

> JAM

>

> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 11:50 PM, Lucas Vazquez <lucasbostero20@gmail.com>

> wrote:

>>

>> If you're interested in anti-eviction campaigns you should look at the

>> organization called O4O (organize for occupation) who recently blocked the

>> eviction of an woman called Mary Ward from her home in Bed-Study, Brooklyn

>>

>> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 11:41 PM, grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com> wrote:

>>>

>>> 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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> 347.688.0241

>

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