Occupy Wall Street found their purpose and transformed from OWS to Occupy Sandy.
Occupy Sandy has really put FEMA to shame by partnering with religious communities to bring assistance to the communities left behind. In Brooklyn, Occupy Sandy set up two distribution centers in two churches and volunteers are busy preparing meals to bring to the affected communities. Their efforts are extremely organized; the Red Cross recognized this and delivered a shipment of blankets to one of Occupy Sandy’s Brooklyn distribution centers.
They continue to use their tech and social media savvy as an outreach tool to obtain supplies and equipment for those who need it most. Like Governor Christie, Occupy Sandy is now thinking of rebuilding and started organizing teams to go into the neighborhoods to help in the restoration/rebuilding efforts. In true Occupy ingenuity, Occupy Sandy has set up a bridal registry on Amazon.com requesting items ranging from work gloves, drills, duct tape, diapers, and clothing. Updates on Occupy Sandy’s efforts can be found on Twitter and Facebook....
A Republican governor took the lead, a Democratic governor barely moved forward, while an Obama backing Mayor plays catch-up to Chris Christie and Occupy Sandy (an off shoot of OWS).
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