These are our personal stories, our reasons for Occupying Portland, Salem, Eugene, (and so on!) beginning in October. In peaceful solidarity with Occupy Wall St.
Take a photograph of yourself holding a sign that describes your situation. You can show your face or not, your choice. Be creative! At the bottom of your sign, write occupyportland.org, occupyeugene.com, occupytogether.org, or Occupy [enter your city here]. Send your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org. I will post photos daily.
Sunday, October 2, 2011
I am the 99% Occupy Salem
I am 25 and a single mom. I work with young adults who are disabled. I graduated college with an associates. I have to work over 40 hours a week and I never get to see my child. I have to stay with my mom just so I can pay my car payment and I still owe over $8,000 in student loans. I am the 99 %.