Students, unionists, environmentalists, elected officials, anti-foreclosure activists and retirees joined hands to demand: Jobs not cuts, Work not war!
Occupy Detroit started off with a bang as close to 1000 people left the Spirit of Detroit statue and marched down Woodward Ave. to Grand Circus Park where an encampment has begun.
Occupy El Paso began an occupation of San Jacinto Plaza in downtown El Paso on Monday, October 17, in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street protests in New York and around the country and with marches of "indignados" across Europe and elsewhere in the world.
On October 15th, over 2,000 people took the streets of downtown Orlando in solidarity with the international day of action for the Occupy Movement.
Two hundred at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst targeted the Bank of America. The bank is planning to raise fees it charges for use of debit cards.
A major topic discussed during the Take Back the American Dream conference here last week was immigrant rights and fighting for the DREAM Act.
Among bills signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown recently were a measure to let undocumented college students apply for publicly funded scholarships and another to strengthen labor protections for farm workers.
High school students, leaders of student organizations, local politicians, community organizations and labor organizers put their heads together to launch a campaign for good youth jobs in New Haven.
On Oct 1 people in Los Angeles came together from all walks of life to join in solidarity with the Occupy Movement on Wall Street, calling on the banks to pay their fair share.
"I figured if I'm going to be homeless, I might as well be homeless for a good reason," said one of the hundreds of restless youth Occupying Wall Street, determined that their voices be heard.