|From:||Jason Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Sent time:||Saturday, October 08, 2011 9:19:42 PM|
|Subject:||Re: Re: Re: [september17discuss] #OccupyMyHome Campaign|
http://www.o4onyc.org/ This is the site I was refering to belowOn 10/08/11, email@example.com wrote:Go to the website. Click on eveictions watch. And sign up to help. Promote this at the park, the Welcome Tables and the GA so that we can make this a real pain for the banks.On 10/07/11, Lucas Vazquez<firstname.lastname@example.org> 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, BrooklynOn Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 11:41 PM, grimwomyn <email@example.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 Oct 7, 2011 10:00 PM, "Alexandre Machado De Sant'Anna Carvalho"
On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 11:25 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org
> 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
> 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: email@example.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:
> 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?
> <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
>> 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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