December 6: National Day of Action (to stop and reverse foreclosures)

Powerful Stories and Photos from the Day

Links & Contact 

Occupy Wall St “Goes Home”

Occupy Our Homes

You can also check out this video from a foreclosure action in Minneapolis.

Contact: occupyourhomes@gmail.com
On Twitter: @OccupyOurHomes
Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/events/304693926222145/

December 6th Day of Action in NYC:

Occupy Wall Street Goes Home

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Meet @ 1pm for Foreclosure Tour. March starts at Pennsylvania and Livonia.  Ends at undisclosed location of home re-occupation.  Block party and house warming to follow.  Bring gifts and food!

3 train to Pennsylvania Ave or L train to Livonia Ave.
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The fight to reclaim democracy from the banks is growing from Wall Street’s to Main Street. 

On December 6th Occupy Wall Street will join in solidarity with a Brooklyn community to re-occupy a foreclosed home. 

At 1pm, we are gathering at Pennsylvania and Livonia in East New York, Brooklyn (3 train to Pennsylvania or L train to Livonia) to march through a neighborhood on the front lines of the economic crisis. Along the way, we will take stock of foreclosed properties for the growing Occupy REAL Estate Listing Service, so families can reclaim stolen homes in their neighborhood — and connect with allies in their communities to defend the human right to a home. 

The march will end at a house warming and block party for the family and their neighbors. Bring housewarming gifts and food to share!

The NYC foreclosure tour and home re-occupation is part of a big national day of action on Dec. 6 that will focus on the foreclosure crisis and protest fraudulent lending practices, corrupt securitization, and illegal evictions by banks.  The Occupy movement actions, including eviction defense at foreclosed properties, takeovers of vacant properties by homeless families, and foreclosure action disruptions, will take place in more than 20 cities across the country.

The day of action marks a national kick-off for a new frontier for the occupy movement: the liberation of vacant bank-owned homes for those in need.  The banks got bailed out, but our families are getting kicked out.

Millions of Americans have lost their homes in the Wall Street recession and one in four homeowners are currently underwater on their mortgages. The 99% is baring the brunt of a crisis caused by Wall Street and big banks. 

That’s why, all across the country, Americans have begun standing up to the banks that are trying to evict them. It’s already happened in Atlanta, Miami, San Francisco, Minneapolis, and cities and towns across the country. Now, it’s happening in Brooklyn.

Soon, it will be happening everywhere. 

Wall Street and the big banks are making record profits while most Americans are struggling to stay in their homes. They break the law with impunity, but millions of us get served with eviction. They make trillions and get bailouts, while we face record unemployment and record debt.

No more! Our system has been serving Wall Street, big banks, and the one percent. 

We are the 99%. We are reclaiming our democracy.  

And we are reclaiming our homes.


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