The initial idea was discussed and approved at the Labor Outreach Committee meeting Friday. Doug mentioned a couple times that night that Direct Action would set the time and place Sunday, which they did. I was there, as was Will, who facilitated the DA breakout on November 2nd and is, I believe, on the LOC email list.
The DA group was going to report on Nov. 2nd (and other actions) last night to GA, don't know if that happened.
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Subject: [Labor OWS] Re: November 2nd: OWS March in Solidarity with Oakland and in Defense of the Occupy Movement Nationally
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 10:08:23 -0400
Who is bottom lining these actions?
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The Oakland General Assembly has called for a general strike on November 2nd. In response to this call and the national call for solidarity actions on that day (see below), Occupy Wall Street is organizing solidarity action here in NYC. Since the brutal attack on Oakland, there have been several other police attacks on occupations, including in Denver, Nashville, Austin and Rochester. Stand together with Oakland the Occupy Movement across the country to say that our voices will not be silenced!
4pm: Student Convergence at Washington Square Park - will then march to meet the rest of the demonstration
5pm - 6pm: Gather at Zucotti Park (Liberty Plaza at Broadway and Liberty)
5pm: March from Zucotti past City Hall to One Police Plaza
November 2nd: National Day of Action in Solidarity with Occupy Oakland and in Defense of the Occupy Movement Nationally
On October 25th, Occupy Oakland was brutally attacked by riot police. One protestor, Iraq veteran Scott Olson, remains in critical condition. But on Wednesday, thousands of protestors re-occupied Oscar Grant Plaza in courageous defiance of this attempt at repression. The Oakland General Assembly has called for a general strike on Wednesday, November 2nd. Given this call, and given the national attempt by mayors and police to repress and silence our movement, the Labor Outreach Committee of Occupy Wall Street is calling for a national day of action on November 2nd in solidarity with Occupy Oakland and in defense of the Occupy movement nationally. We urge students, labor, the unemployed and all members of the 99% to take action on that day to send a message that our movement will not be silenced.
To endorse, email email@example.com.