From:   Lauren <>
Sent time:   Tuesday, September 20, 2011 9:29:25 PM
To:   september17 <>
Subject:   [september17discuss] Re: Take a Census!

I got 192 for yesterday and about 500 today. However I do agree with

the gist, even if I personally think anyone who complains about

hippies and was born after the 50s should stop acting like they're in

the 60s as I doubt they've even ever seen hippies >.>


On Sep 20, 11:27 pm, Chuck Schumer <> wrote:

> Hey Gang,

> I think it is extremely important that we take a census of the occupation.

> This should be done during the evening, when only sleepers remain (and the

> numbers would be lowest, but most representative of the sustained

> occupation). This should be AT LEAST a headcount, so we can track the

> numbers. I recall seeing on twitter that Monday night there were 162

> sleepers. We need to know if this number is growing or not.

> Ideally, that count could also include other basic demographics like age and

> education. Knowing median age could help dispel the myth of the "college

> hippie" and "young radical." Geographical origin would also be interesting

> to know.

> Cheers, solidarity, and see you on the streets! Slept out Saturday night,

> visited Sunday and Monday, and I'll be back whenever I have a free moment.