Occupy Our Homes Campaign Launches Against Foreclosures Indoors


Neighborhoods Organizing for Change along with Occupy Minneapolis protesters have also stayed at the home of Monique White in North Minneapolis, for one month. Espinosa said the protesters in White's home have scaled back since the original 40 or 50 people a night.

"We're looking at the homes as not just a place to sleep but as a hub to build support for the homeowners, canvas, and build local campaign to save these homes," Espinosa said. They are also holding weekly neighborhood forums at the homes to discuss how foreclosures are affecting the communities and how to fight them.

Max Rameau, a member of Take Back the Land, a national network of organizations hoping to "elevate" housing as a human right said Occupy Our Home protesters are not just trying to move indoors.

"Occupy Our Homes is a sustainable way to win victories on land, housing and financial system issues, but it is not viable for #Occupy to move directly from outside to inside," he said.

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