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Local NewsEncampment and tree sit to resist the eviction and save the South Central Farm has begun!! The L.A. County Sheriffs Department has received notice to execute the eviction of the farmers and supporters at the South Central Farm. The Farm and farmers need your help now!!
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RED ALERT!! Encampment and tree sit to resist the eviction and save the South Central Farm
by FYI Wednesday, May. 24, 2006 at 5:33 PM
RED ALERT!! Encampment and tree sit to resist the eviction and save the South Central Farm...
Encampment and tree sit to resist the eviction and save the South Central Farm has begun!! The L.A. County Sheriffs Department has received notice to execute the eviction of the farmers and supporters at the South Central Farm. The Farm and farmers need your help now!!
If you are willing to encamp with us our legal team will offer counsel and you will also be given a, "Know Your Rights" Training as you will be risking arrest. There is also a Unity Principles form which all participants in the encampment must sign in order to be part of the community tree sit/ encampment. The greater the numbers encamped increases our chances of success. Those who cannot stay in the farm can still help us by coming to daily vigils, becoming legal observers and bringing supplies to those inside. Bring a chair or anything you would need to be an active witness.
The time has come to show the politicians, developer and global community that we are serious about environmental justice in South Central Los Angeles. The greening of L.A. starts with the preservation of the South Central Farm. Bombard the local officials with calls and emails to save this oasis. We want a livable city!! We want the Farm!!
FYI: The Trust for Public Land is no longer fundraising for us. The contract has expired and we are once again standing alone defending our dignity.
How can you help??????
Send a letter to the politicians from our site:
Or you can contact them through the information below.
Contact information for Los Angeles City Mayor and Council:
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa: email@example.com or call (213)978-0600
Mayor’s Mansión: The Getty House @ Windsor Square
605 S. Irving blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90005
8 blocks west of Western (off Wilshire)
Council Meetings are held on the 3rd floor in the John Ferraro Council Chamber at Los Angeles City Hall:
200 N. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA Every Tue, Wed & Fri at 10:00am.
District 1 Ed Reyes: (213)-473-7001 firstname.lastname@example.org
District 2 Wendy Greuel: (213)-473-7002 email@example.com
District 3 Dennis P. Zine: (213)-473-7003 firstname.lastname@example.org
District 4 Tom LaBonge: (213)-473-7004 Labonge@lacity.org
District 5 Jack Weiss: (213)-473-7005 email@example.com
District 6 Tony Cardenas: (213)-473-7006 firstname.lastname@example.org
District 7 Alex Padilla: (213)-473-7007 email@example.com
District 8 Bernard Parks: (213)-473-7008 firstname.lastname@example.org
District 9 Jan Perry: (213)-473-7009 email@example.com
District 10 Herb J. Wesson, Jr.: (213)-473-7010 firstname.lastname@example.org
District 11 Bill Rosendahl**: (213)-473-7011 email@example.com **Note Bill Rosendahl has come out in support of the farm, so far the only one.
District 12 Greig Smith: (213)-473-7012 firstname.lastname@example.org
District 13 Eric Garcetti: (213)-473-7013 email@example.com
District 14 José Huizar: (213)-473-7014 firstname.lastname@example.org
District 15 Janice Hahn: (213)-473-7015 email@example.com
Office of Ralph Horowitz(developer evicting the families):
11911 San Vicente Blvd, Ste. 310
Los Angeles, Ca 90049
Intersection of San Vicente and Montana
Phone: (310) 440-7878
Info Hotline!! If you need any information please call our info hotline
Also, don't forget to sign in to text mob for up to date information and upcoming actions.
1) go to www.txtmob.com
2) go to Standard Login, then New Member Login
3) remember to enter your phone number in too, and it will send you a text message with a code you'll use to complete your login
4) go to Join Groups
5) check the box next to the "SouthCentralFarm" group and click Submit at the bottom of the page
...and you're in the group.
Remember check www.southcentralfarmers.com on a daily basis for updates.
Water(preferably in gallons)
Food (non perishable)
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