N13 Direct Action Featured on Newspaper

Our action got featured by the local newspaper of the 2nd largest circulation in Los Angeles.

Occupy members ARRESTED to protest against fraudulent foreclosure of 4750 - 4748 Hammel Street, Los Angeles, CA 90022 by Deutsche Bank

THE WHOLE WORLD IS WATCHING DEUTSCHE BANK!#FortLucero was on the cover of La Opinion today! It is the 2nd most read newspaper in Los Angeles, after The LA Times. It is an internationally known Spanish language newspaper.The headline reads: "Alto a los desalojos" = "Halt the Foreclosures"The sign to the right reads: "DEFIENDAN SUS CASAS" = "DEFEND YOUR HOMES"

click to read their article itself!

Occupy members protested by sit-in to protest against fraudulent foreclosure of 4750 - 4748 Hammel Street, Los Angeles, CA 90022 by Deutsche Bank

"They Demand an End to Foreclosures" This is great coverage of N13: they explicitly detail our demand that Deutsche Bank honor the loan modification they promised the Lucero family. La Opinion says that even though we weren't a large group, we were "so organized" that we effectively shut down major intersections and held off police for 2 hours. They described how Mrs.Lucero called on Occupy LA for support and occupiers have since been protecting the family's property. La Opinion contacted Deutsche Bank's New York headquarters, but they have yet to provide any comment. 

FortLucero is located at 4750 - 4748 Hammel Street, Los Angeles, CA 90022
Please visit FortLucero homepage: https://www.facebook.com/FortLucero

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commented 2012-11-16 01:23:50 -0800 · Flag
Thank you Diana!
commented 2012-11-15 13:39:03 -0800 · Flag
Leave it to the editors of La Opinion to shamelessly promote the reelection campaign of Obama, and after the election report that immigration reform is unlikely and that Latinos continue to lose their homes. They never got around to mentioning that Obama has deported more people than any president in history—in just four years. And he continues to deport.
commented 2012-11-15 13:36:39 -0800 · Flag
Here is a site in Madrid for people fighting foreclosures (ejecuciones hipotecarias), seizures (embargoes) and evictions (desahucios). http://afectadosporlahipotecamadrid.net
Why stay home when you can save a home?
Occupy Fights Foreclosures, affiliated with OccupyLA, stands up against the nationwide foreclosure crisis. We support, educate and empower homeowners at risk to save their homes from fraudulent foreclosure.