Feb 03 2012

Occupy LA Lauds CA Attorney General for Standing Up to Banks

California’s State Attorney General Kamala Harris has refused to sign on to a national foreclosure settlement deal with big banks, saying it was “inadequate for California.” The deadline to sign onto the deal is today. To support her decision, members of Occupy Los Angeles are planning a rally at 10 am outside the Los Angeles office of the Attorney General, followed by a press conference at 10 am. Some Occupy activists are also meeting with representatives of Wells Fargo bank on Monday to discuss their concerns.

GUEST: Carlos Marroquin, member of Occupy Los Angeles

Details of today’s rally:

WHAT: Rally in Support of CA Attorney General Harris & Rally to demand Wells Fargo “Do the Right Thing”
WHEN: Friday, February 3, 2011 from 10am – Noon; Press Conference at 11am
WHERE: Outside of 300 & 333 S. Spring Street, LA (two blocks South of City Hall)
WHY: Friday is the last business day from the reported deadline for State Attorney Generals to join national foreclosure settlement; Monday Occupiers meet with 6 Wells Fargo Executives and 2 LA Community Leaders over CA & US foreclosure issues.

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