Saturday’s General Assembly for Occupy Detroit was held at the Goldengate Restoration Project, one of our recurring neighborhood locations around Detroit. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend and bring information from their perspective into the meetings. Upcoming meetings for August 4 & 11 will be at 5900 Activist Center, 5900 Michigan Ave, Detroit and begin shortly after noon. Please arrive early enough to socialize before the meeting, and enjoy the Reforestation garden space in the neighboring lot.
At the end of the meeting a group went over to check on progress of the solar power Continue reading
Jennifer Britt lives in her Detroit home of thirteen years with her son, daughter, mother and uncle. Jennifer and her family are facing eviction after Flagstar Bank foreclosed on her. Jennifer has paid over $40,000 to Flagstar over the years, only to face higher and higher monthly payments which eventually took her entire savings. Now that Flagstar has bled her family dry, it’s poised to kick them out of their home.
UPDATE: Her final eviction hearing was Friday June 1, 2012 at the 36th District Court in Detroit. The court has not stopped in proceeding forward with eviction.
Sunday, May 27 Occupy Detroit held its 68th General Assembly at the current encampment of This Hood of Ours at West Chicago and Appoline (west of Meyers). We had a wonderful blend of regulars and people from the neighborhood attending and talking.