Occupy Fort Lauderdale Sets Date for "Solidarity Demonstration"
Occupy Fort Lauderdale has set an official date for its first demonstration -- a ten-hour stretch on Saturday.
The group's first "solidarity demonstration" is slated to begin at 11 a.m., with a march starting from the federal courthouse in downtown Fort Lauderdale and ending at the Bank of America Plaza.
After several hundred people turned out to the first of three general assembly meetings last Saturday, it wouldn't be surprising to see even more people turn out for the group's first actual protest.
As of around 10 a.m. today, 150 people say they'll attend on the Facebook page for the event -- which has been a fairly accurate gauge of how many people have actually turned out to the group's events.
Members of the group are still working on polishing up their news release but claim there are around 2,000 people involved in the Fort Lauderdale segment of the Occupy movement.
In case you missed our video of how the first meeting of Occupy Fort Lauderdale went, here it is:
Click here to go to the Occupy Fort Lauderdale website, which contains all the information, links, and discussion about the movement in Fort Lauderdale.
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