The powers working on the lease arrangement between the City of Detroit and State of Michigan went back and worked on the contract. We need all concerned people to come together to discuss where things are at this time.
Public Hearing October 18 @ 7pm
Location: Greater Christ Church, 3544 Iroquois St, Detroit
A copy of the originally proposed lease [ linked ] created through Mayor Bing and the State of Michigan can be found through this link. Once we have a copy of the revised lease available it will be linked in on this story. Continue reading
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Occupy The Midwest Conference Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 8, 2012
Diara Lo, Occupy Detroit Media Workgroup
Watch the conference on Livestream: OccupyDetroitOfficialChannel
Every Sunday at 6pm est until the Occupy the Midwest
OCCUPY THE MIDWEST CONFERENCE
Attendance expected by all Midwest Occupiers and interested parties. Occupy Detroit will be hosting the second round of Occupy the Midwest regional conferences following the wildly successful kick off regional in St Louis, MO, and National Gathering that took place in Philadelphia, PA, July 2012.
The failure of our current outdated system has led to a demand for new and improved methods that meet the needs of all citizens, independent of a corrupt economic and social structure that benefits only a few at the expense of the many.
Detroit was selected for the second Occupy The Midwest Conference because it serves as an excellent breeding ground of a reimagined society, and a way out of our failed economic system. No city in America better represents the harmful effects of corporate greed and political corruption than Detroit. Yet, no city has more opportunity for proven effective new forms of survival, educational grass roots enrichment, and beautiful new communities. This is evident in renewed neighborhoods rooted around urban farms that vibrantly sprawl across the once vacant lots, and eco communities springing out of the blight, such as the Goldengate … [read more] Continue reading