Tag: Occupy Wall Street

Protesters outside 26 Federal Plaza

For Some, Occupy Movement is a Test of Faith

A growing number of religious activists within the larger Occupy Wall Street movement are urging their flocks to see the connection between faith and action. Juan Carlos Ruiz, a Mexican immigrant who assists a Lutheran parish in Sunset Park, is one of them.

Occupy leaflets

Occupy Sunset Park: Seeking Change in Many Languages

Community activists in a Brooklyn neighborhood with a diverse immigrant population are trying to translate the Occupy movement’s goals into local action.

Peter Lew at Occupy Wall Street (Photo: Elton Lugay)

Occupy Wall Street Looks to Include Immigrants

At first, immigrants were underrepresented–some say excluded–at the protests on Wall Street, but now they are arriving in droves.