Local San Diego Occupy Activists Holding Third Anniversary – Tuesday, Oct. 7

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Occupy SD flier HongKong 10-7-14Tuesday Action Also in Solidarity with Hong Kong Demonstrations

Members of the Occupy Wallstreet local group, Occupy San Diego, are holding a third anniversary celebration this Tuesday, October 7 – which will also be a solidarity action in support of the Hong Kong demonstrators who have been occupying streets and government buildings for over a week.

The gathering will be – true to form – at the San Diego Civic Center Plaza – aka “Freedom Plaza”, at 7 p.m.  People are asked to bring umbrellas – the symbol of the Hong Kong demonstrations – “to stand in solidarity with the Umbrella Revolution”.

Occupy SD facebk picOctober 7th, 2011 – was Occupy San Diego’s first public demonstration – and a massive one at that. Thousands of San Diegans met in a downtown park and marched through the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter onto the Civic Plaza for speeches and then back to the Children’s Park, where hundreds pitched tents and began San Diego’s occupy movement.

Here is what the facebook page for Tuesday’s action states:

At  7pm We Will Have a Solidarity Action for
*Bring Umbrellas* to Stand in Solidarity with 
“The Umbrella Revolution”

Several dozen individuals have already committed to attending the event.


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