The Lower East Side Recovers

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This site allows people to offer/request assistance, and is coordinated by the folks at Occupy NYC and community organizations on the ground. For information on volunteering and donating supplies in other affected areas, please visit http://interoccupy.net/occupysandy.
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Community Updates

Upcoming Events at the Clinton Hill Hub

posted 8 months ago by JustinOWS
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As we near the 1-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy - and the 2-year of Occupy Wall Street - I want to invite you to join us at some upcoming FREE events at the Clinton Hill hub, which is being transformed into a community center for caring people like you working…

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Ready to go to bat for Sandy survivors?

posted 8 months ago by JustinOWS
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Dear Sandy,

We have come a long way together: prepped PB&J sandwiches, packed cars full of aid, and delivered vital supplies to Sandy survivors.

But the struggle to rebuild NYC - and all Sandy-affected areas - is just getting started. Though the federal government promised $51 billion in aid, only…

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Let's Debrief!

posted 11 months ago by JustinOWS
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A message from the The 7 (and a half) Month Debrief Team

Dear Occupy Sandy Volunteers,

Please join us for the Occupy Sandy 7.5 Month Debrief:

June 14th, 5:30 pm 7.5 Month Occupy Sandy Debrief Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club 3076 Emmons avenue The Yacht club is a 5 min walk…

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OCCUPY SANDY Party at The Living Theatre

posted about 1 year ago by JustinOWS
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A message from Occupy Sandy volunteer Leonie

Hello everyone,

We're glad to announce that The Living Theatre is hosting an Occupy Sandy Party at their new space at Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center on Wednesday, March 27th at 10PM. We'll be collecting donations at the door to continue our long-term…

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The Sandy Sequester

posted about 1 year ago by JustinOWS
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When the banks needed a bailout, our taxes were raised. When the auto industry needed a bailout, our taxes were raised – we had no problem. Now we need a bailout, we're the people of the United States of America and we need a bailout," -Chati, Sandy Survivor

Dear Sandy…

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ACTIVE SITE: Rockaway.Recovers.org

posted about 1 year ago by caitria
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Check out Rockway Recovers for more volunteer and donation opportunities in the New York City area.

REMINDER - The Peoples Recovery Summit begins!

posted about 1 year ago by JustinOWS
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Dear Sandy Volunteers,

This weekend is the Peoples Recovery Summit, and we hope you'll join us in support of a more equitable and sustainable NYC post-Sandy

RSVP here so we know how much food to cook!

In addition, we are asking folks to bring books with them to donate to…

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The Peoples Recovery Summit is now FREE.

posted about 1 year ago by JustinOWS
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Dear Sandy Volunteers,

We are writing with some exciting news: next weekend's Peoples Recovery Summit is now complete FREE of charge to all.

We came to this decision to ensure that as many residents, volunteers, organizers, community leaders and concerned citizens can take part in the 3-day gathering of workshops,…

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Help us phone bank and get a free pass to the Summit!

posted over 1 year ago by JustinOWS
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Dear Sandy volunteers,

Last week, we invited you to participate in the Peoples Recovery Summit on Feb. 1-3rd. This week, we're bypassing the mainstream media with a massive grassroots outreach campaign to make sure everybody knows about the event, and we need your help!

If you can spend a few…

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The Peoples Recovery Summit

posted over 1 year ago by JustinOWS
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Dear Sandy Volunteers,

We've seen regular people like you and I from all over the city come together over the past 2+ months in response to Sandy. We turned entire churches into "holy warehouses" of donated items, then shipped them out to the hardest-hit neighborhoods of NYC. In dozens of…

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Today's church fire.

posted over 1 year ago by JustinOWS
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Dear Sandy volunteers,

In the early morning of Sunday, Dec. 23rd, the 520 Clinton Ave hub suffered a serious fire. The severity of the damage, as well as the cause, is still being assessed. We have received an enormous amount of heartfelt support from our community near and far. We…

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Occupy Sandy for the Holidays!

posted over 1 year ago by JustinOWS
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Holiday Days of Volunteer Action “Presents for Progress”

Saturday, December, 22nd Gift-wrapping and Card-Making Party for kids and families at 520 Clinton Avenue. Join us from 10-3 to wrap gifts and make holiday cards for children affected by Hurricane Sandy. We have toys, wrapping paper and art supplies but feel…

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Let's stand in solidarity with Sandy Survivors!

posted over 1 year ago by JustinOWS
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Dear Sandy Volunteers,

This Saturday, we go from volunteers to community advocates.

It's been 6 weeks since Hurricane Sandy, and in low-income communities across this city people are still without power, heat, water and other basic human necessities.

The time for inaction is over. It's time to rise up!

Join…

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posted over 1 year ago by JustinOWS
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Dear Sandy Volunteers,

This Saturday, we go from volunteers to community advocates.

It's been 6 weeks since Hurricane Sandy, and in low-income communities across this city people are still without power, heat, water and other basic human necessities.

The time for inaction is over. It's time to rise up!

Join…

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Update from the OS Kitchen!

posted over 1 year ago by JustinOWS
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Friends--

The Occupy Sandy kitchen in Bay Ridge needs as much daily help as possible. We're trying to produce up to 2000 meals a day for people affected by Sandy with only mostly a skeleton crew. We have had really great people come through our doors to help, but most…

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