Archive for 2011

Posted at December 25, 2011 by 1 Comment

Home For the Holidays With the Occupy Movement!

Two people on opposite sides of the country are able to spend the holidays at home due to last-minute interventions by Occupy Atlanta, Occupy Gwinnett, and Occupy Los Angeles. Kenneth Glover contacted ...

Brigitte Walkers Story Goes National!

Brigitte Walker's victory not only means that she will be able to stay in her home, it's a call to action for everyone facing eviction or foreclosure! We are encouraged that the rest of the nation is picking up on her story. ...

Posted at December 21, 2011 by 0 Comment

Brigitte Walkers Story Goes National!

Posted at December 21, 2011 by 0 Comment
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Occupy Atlanta Helps Save the Home of Veteran

In late November, Brigitte Walker, a decorated Iraq War veteran received another foreclosure notice. Brigitte had unsuccessfully tried to modify her loan with Chase Bank since she medically retired from the army as ...

Posted at December 20, 2011 by 5 Comments

Occupy REALLY, REALLY, Free Market

Occupy Atlanta launched it's first really, really free market on black Friday and has continued to organize one every weekend. What is a Really, Really free market? It's a space where the exchange of money or goods is ...

Posted at December 13, 2011 by 0 Comment

AFSC Occupys Fort Benning

This past November AFSC organized a workshop on how to demilitarize our communities at the yearly rally and vigil to close the School of The Americas. We also had an information booth at the gates of fort benning all weekend. AFSC ...

Posted at December 13, 2011 by 0 Comment

Action Alert: Tell Chase “Don’t Foreclose on the Pittmans and the Walkers!”

Many of you know that Tim Franzen has been trying to focus Occupy Atlanta on the issue of home evictions and foreclosures. Activists are currently occupying two Atlanta homes, and Tim thinks they can win both of them. GPJC organizers can help by getting the message below to as many ...

Posted at December 12, 2011 by 0 Comment
Category : Action Alert,Atlanta
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Gun Shots and Refuge From The Cold On The Capitol Steps

It was Sunday November 13th when Someone involved with Occupy Atlanta got a tip from a local news reporter that Capitol police were planning on evicting a group of homeless people who had ...

Posted at November 21, 2011 by 1 Comment

Capitol Police Threaten Eviction

For years, homeless folks have been sleeping at Central Ave between MLK dr and Mitchell street across from city hall on a ledge that backs up into Georgia Plaza Park. Over the past month the number of homeless occupying the space has dramatically increased. ...

Posted at November 14, 2011 by 1 Comment
Category : occupy atlanta
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