Occupy New Haven Day of Action – November 5th


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From the Yale Working Group of Occupy New Haven:

“A march has been planned for Saturday the 5th at noon on the downtown
New Haven Green. A march will proceed, symbolically up Wall Street,
turning onto Church Street in front of the Banks, and pausing at City
Hall where speakers will share their message.

We will be marching to show solidarity with the message of getting
money out of politics. The theme of the march will be “governing under
the influence” and participants should artfully interpret this as they

At 8pm participants will be attending the Hip Hop show “Hip Hop
Against Police Brutality” at 37 Howe Street.


12pm: March against “governing under the influence” begins on the downtown Green. Participants should artfully interpret the theme of the march as they may. (March will symbolically proceed up Wall Street, turning onto Church Street, and pause at City Hall)

12:30: Several guest speakers will share their message on the steps of City Hall.

3:00: Meal Time on the Upper Green: Potluck encouraged in the vein of pasta, salad, soup, and bread.

4:00: Several guest Community Organizers and Educators will share their experiences and/or host workshops/classes on the subject of their work in New Haven

7:30: A march will proceed from the Upper Green to 37 Howe Street where participants are encouraged to attend a musical performance

8:00: “Hip Hop Against Police Brutality” at 37 Howe Street.


For more information or to offer your services, please contact:  onh.general@gmail.com

Austin Lord

Austin Lord is a graduate student at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, focusing in Political Ecology and Environmental Anthropology with an area concentration in Himalayan Studies. His ongoing research concerns processes of social and spatial change in areas affected by hydropower development in Nepal, with a particular focus on changing livelihoods and shifting patterns of migration and mobility. Austin spent over six months conducting fieldwork within Nepal during 2012 and 2013, focusing specifically on the upper watersheds of the Trishuli and Tamakoshi rivers, and he plans to return to Nepal in 2014-2015 to continue and expand this work. Prior to attending Yale, Austin studied Hydrology at Portland State University and received an A.B. in Economics and Studio Art from Dartmouth College. A broader collection of his photographic work (from Nepal and elsewhere) can be found at www.austinlord.com.

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