OSNJ Invites You to Occupy #Sandygate at Gov. Christie’s Inauguration Beginning January 18th – 22nd, 12pm EST

Occupy Sandy New Jersey banner are calling on residents of New Jersey to come to Trenton to Occupy outside the Capitol starting this Saturday, January 18th, at noon. OSNJ wants Sandy survivors tell their stories to the state and national media already camped out nearby. We intend to maintain our camp through Chris Christie’s re-inauguration festivities on Tuesday, January 21st. Continue reading

1 Year After Sandy: Join Us

Tomorrow, we will mark one year since Hurricane Sandy altered thousands of lives across New York and New Jersey. Many are still fighting to recover their homes, their communities, their careers, and their lives. Occupy Sandy’s all-volunteer network has been there every step of the way, providing support and mutual aid, often through sheer willpower alone. You are part of this community, and to continue being active on the ground we need your help. Continue reading

Occupy Sandy New Jersey Needs Your Help Now

If you’ve been following the news from Superstorm Sandy country, you know that the work of recovery from Sandy’s destruction has hardly begun for many of those whose lives have been turned upside down by both the storm and the challenges of re-creating their homes, businesses, and neighborhoods. New Jersey still needs your help. Ten months after Sandy, the long term recovery and rebuilding efforts are just getting started. Amidst the top-down, bureaucratic world of the official recovery process, our ongoing role as a watchdog has never been more important.
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Join Us for the People’s Recovery Summit – FREE – Fri 2/1 Thru Sun 2/3!

On Feb. 1st through the 3rd the People’s Recovery Summit, a gathering of residents, volunteers, organizers, performers, and community leaders will strategize on the Occupy Sandy recovery effort. Springboarding an equitable and sustainable rebuilding process with workshops, trainings, and discussions on grassroots organizing, economic justice, environmental sustainability and much, much more. Continue reading