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Direct Action For Katrina Survivors


On Monday, February 13th, the New Orleans homeless population will skyrocket, and the survivors of Katrina will be victimized again. FEMA's short-term hotel program expires for most of the 26,000 displaced hurricane survivors and most of these evacuees have not been provided with long-term, or even transitional housing solutions. The National Guard is even on call to evict these survivors at gun point. We need anyone with the means to come down here to show up in solidarity for a day of decentralized direct action and mass demonstrations. For those unable to make it, an immediate nation-wide phone call and email campaign is needed to help keep families off the street. Don't let Katrina survivors be further victimized by the poverty-promoting plans of those with the power to correct the issues!

-FEMA Nicol Andrews, Deputy Strategic Director, 202-646-7917, nicol.andrews@dhs.gov
-MAYOR NAGIN ph 504-658-4900, fx 504-658-4939
-CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS ph 504-658-(1010 John Batt) (1020 Renee Pratt) (1030 Jacquelyn Clarkson) (1040 Cynthia Morrell) (1050 Cynthia Lewis) (1060 Ed Sapir) (1070 Oliver Thomas)
-GOVERNOR BLANCO ph 866-366-1121, fx 225-342-7099

For more info contact
no-heat.org, 504-883-8225
communitylaborunited.org | commongroundrelief.org

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