|From:||Sarah Quinter <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Sent time:||Saturday, October 08, 2011 6:04:30 PM|
|Subject:||SPAM-MED: [september17discuss] Re: #OccupyMyHome Campaign|
I love this idea! I think Organize For Occupation and Picture the
Homeless would both be good allies --
I won't be in Zuccotti Park much for the next few days, but if some
folks wanna pull together a working group, I can try contacting these
orgs and begin coordinating. I'm slightly acquainted with a few folks
from these groups. Also, I know a talented coder who may be willing to
lend some help, though he's got a lot on his plate these days...
On Oct 8, 5:36 pm, jemcgl...@verizon.net wrote:
> People can't occupy their homes against the sheriff by themselves. There is an organization that helps people do that kind of thing that was on this listserve for a while. Does anyone know who they were and how we can support them?
> On 10/07/11,grimwomyn<email@example.com>wrote:I think a simple twitter handle #OccupyHomes coupled with
> #occupytogether ought to do it.... and what do you think about this?http://occupyhomes.tumblr.com/#me
> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 10:00 PM, Alexandre Machado De Sant'Anna
> Carvalho <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
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