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Express SOLIDARITY with Sandy Sufferers and Camp #Sandygate …. #NoRelief

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

From the Rockaways to DC!

After hurricane Sandy, New Yorkers came together to occupy the biggest climate change disaster to ever hit our city. This Sunday, February 17th, Americans across the country are coming together in Washington, DC for the biggest climate change rally ever. There, we will call out the cause of Sandy: The fossil fuel industry, projects like the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline, … Continue reading

Occupy Sandy: Volunteer Opportunities AND Invite to Climate Change Rally in DC on 2/17/13

Dear Occupy Sandy Network, On Sunday, February 17th, you are invited to the largest climate change rally ever in our nation’s capital.  Residents and volunteers from the Rockaways will be traveling to DC to take action to stop the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. You can join them by signing up for a bus from your neighborhood. Bus lists can … Continue reading

Occupy Sandy: Volunteer Opportunities AND Invite to Climate Change Rally in DC on 2/17/13

Dear Occupy Sandy Network, On Sunday, February 17th, you are invited to the largest climate change rally ever in our nation’s capital.  Residents and volunteers from the Rockaways will be traveling to DC to take action to stop the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. You can join them by signing up for a bus from your neighborhood. Bus lists can … Continue reading

Volunteers Needed on Monday 2/4 in Staten Island!

Monday, February 4, 11-3pm  1128 Olympia, Staten Island  Volunteers need to bring a laptop RSVP to Karen at karen_jackson@projecthospitality.org Volunteers will be inputting data that was collected in a wide-spread canvass of the beaches impacted by super storm Sandy.  The data collection project was a collaboration with the Occupy Sandy network. The compilation of this information is critical for identifying … Continue reading

People's Recovery Summit - Feb 1-3

Join Us for the People’s Recovery Summit – FREE – Fri 2/1 Thru Sun 2/3!

Over the past three months, we’ve seen people from all over the city and the country come together in response to Sandy. We turned entire churches into “holy warehouses” of donated items and distributed them to dozens of “hubs” all over the city, working shoulder-to-shoulder with community leaders and residents to care for the most vulnerable among us. On Feb. 1st, 2nd, … Continue reading

Sandy Storyline Looking for Volunteer Coordinators, Front End Developers, Admin Help and Content!

Do you have any photos or audio clips or stories about Occupy Sandy that you want to share? Visit Sandy Storyline and let your voice be heard! Sandy Storyline is a participatory documentary project about Hurricane Sandy and efforts to recover and rebuild our neighborhoods.  Read on for other ways you can get involved! Sandy Storyline  Any Affected Area in New York … Continue reading

YANA Needs Volunteers for Flyering Vital Information to Sandy Survivors – Fri 1/18 & Sat 1/19

Hello everyone! We are doing a huge flyering campaign TOMORROW, Friday, January 18th, 2013. We’ll be dropping packets of winterizing, mold remediation, legal, and open medical clinic and pharmacy flyers in people’s mailboxes. We are pushing the winterizing, especially, in advance of the cold weather approaching.  We need volunteers to go door-to-door with these flyers Friday and Saturday, as well … Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunities as of 1/16/13

Hey Folks! Below are some ongoing and upcoming volunteer opportunities in the Bay Ridge, Greenpoint, Rockaways, Sheepshead Bay and Staten Island. We also have som great news from YANA. As always thank you so much for all the time and energy you’ve given to this effort. Please spread the word to your friends! Best, Occupy Sandy Extra! Extra! Tell the … Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunities as of 1/16/13

Hey Folks! Below are some ongoing and upcoming volunteer opportunities in the Bay Ridge, Greenpoint, Rockaways, Sheepshead Bay and Staten Island. We also have som great news from YANA. As always thank you so much for all the time and energy you’ve given to this effort. Please spread the word to your friends! Best, Occupy Sandy Extra! Extra! Tell the … Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunities as of 1/12/13 in Greenpoint, Rockaways, Sheepshead Bay, Staten Island and Bay Ridge!

Below are a list of excellent volunteer opportunities coming up this weekend all across the city in Greenpoint, Bay Ridge, Rockaways, Staten Island and Sheepshead Bay. Please check them out and as always thank you for your continued generosity of time, talents and spirit!  Solidarity, Occupy Sandy Rockaways Respond and Rebuild Location: Averne, (Rockaways), Pilgrim Church of Arverne, 7416 Beach … Continue reading

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Shouldering the Costs: Who Pays in the Aftermath of Sandy? StrikeDebt Report

This report is a preliminary and living document highlighting the economic effects of Hurricane Sandy on New York City. It examines how the use of loans as the main form of “aid” to disaster-impacted communities is not effective at addressing individual or community needs. Further, the use of loans may lead to disastrous longer-term economic consequences for the impacted communities. Continue reading