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Occupy Sandy CDBG-DR Amendment 5 Comments

Dear City: Occupy Sandy is a grassroots non-hierarchical community-led disaster relief network. We had numerous hubs throughout the affected areas that worked in solidarity with and were accountable to the neighborhoods we served.  We were often the source of information for FEMA, the City, OEM and the Red Cross about on-the-ground needs. We gave out $3.5 million in aid, directed … Continue reading

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Support Incarcerated MI Cats — Dinner Friday!

Dedicated Staten Island Superstorm Sandy relief worker to be jailed for defense against Enbridge Pipeline construction in Michigan Staten Island relief workers and environmental activists rally Friday to support her 2/20/14 MIDLAND BEACH Media contact: Ilya Geller 646-474-4713 Staten Island Superstorm Sandy relief worker Lisa Leggio is one of the “Enbridge 3,” three women arrested during a peaceful protest against … Continue reading

Express SOLIDARITY with Sandy Sufferers and Camp #Sandygate …. #NoRelief
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Here’s how you can help the folks at Camp #SandyGate spread the word about Gov. Christie’s malfeasance in assisting those who are still struggling 15 months after Superstorm Sandy! Express SOLIDARITY with Sandy Sufferers and Camp #Sandygate. This is bigger than Sandy: Anyone impacted by natural disaster or environmental catastrophe should participate! Write an experience or grievance on paper. Hold … Continue reading

#OccupyChristie

Dear friends and supporters, In light of the recent disturbing disclosures concerning Governor Chris Christie’s flagrant misuse of federal Sandy aid money, the collective of storm survivors and their allies who organize under the Occupy Sandy New Jersey banner are hereby calling on residents of New Jersey to join us in Trenton in Occupying outside the Capitol starting this Saturday, … Continue reading

Who Will Own The Rockaways?

The Rockaways will be rebuilt. The question is who will own them? The Rockaways was already one of the most neglected parts of New York City when Superstorm Sandy destroyed thousands of homes and caused billions of dollars in damage to the local economy. The devastating storm, which destroyed many businesses, left tens of thousands of New York and New … Continue reading

Wildfire in the Rockaways

Dear Occupy Sandy Supporter, My family has lived in the Rockaways for over 15 years. Our community lost so much during Superstorm Sandy.  Our homes, school and churches were destroyed.  Our friends and families lost their jobs and businesses.  Rebuilding is necessary, but traditionally the Rockaway Peninsula has been rebuilt without our say. I want to change this, which is … Continue reading