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Occupy Grand Rapids announces first Spring Action for 2012

April 10, 2012

The local group, known as Occupy Grand Rapids, has just announced that they will be hosting their first rally this Spring.

As part of the kickoff event, Occupy GR is also hosting a Really, Really Free Market this Saturday on the corner of Fulton and Division at Monument Park.

According to the Media Release, there will also be a number of workshops and “open mic” opportunities. The schedule for the day is as follows:

2:00p-2:30p – “Tabling: how-to & why it’s important.”

2:30p-3:00p – “Occupy Our Homes: Eviction Resistance & Housing Defense”

3:00p-3:30p – Your Rights/Direct Action at work (IWW)

3:30p-4:00p – Consensus and the GA: It’s not a protest it’s a process!

4:00p-4:30p – Open Mic / Speak-Out (anyone welcome to speak their mind)

4:30p-5:00p – Discussion on Re-Occupying


Occupy Grand Rapids

Saturday, April 14

From 2:00PM til 5:00PM

Corner of Fulton & Division in downtown Grand Rapids

For more information, check out their Facebook event page.


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