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San Diego Occupy timeline

(LGBT highlights in bold)

Day 1 (Friday, Oct 7): Occupy San Diego begins at Children’s Park

Day 2 (Saturday, Oct 8): San Diego Civic Center occupied (occupiers later rename it Freedom Square)

Day 3 (Sunday, Oct 9): Canvas for a Cause (CFAC) creates an LGBT safe space tent

Day 5 (Tuesday, Oct 11): SAME holds teach-in on the LGBT struggle for equal rights

Day 7 (Thursday, Oct 13): CFAC gives teach-in on LGBTQ identity

Day 8 (Friday, Oct 14): Police tear down “tent city” at plaza

Day 9 (Saturday, Oct 15): Occupiers celebrate first month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street

Day 14 (Thursday, Oct 20): Bank of America demonstration

Day 15 (Friday, Oct 21): Support stations re-emerge at Children’s Park

Day 18 (Monday, Oct 24): CFAC holds public forum on The FAIR Education Act and Gender Identity

Day 19 (Tuesday, Oct. 25): Occupiers, lead by Michelle “Jersey” Deutsch, ask City Council for a space to occupy for the second time*

Day 22 (Friday, Oct 28): Police remove new encampments, arrest around 50; occupiers hold a vigil, hundreds attend

Day 24 (Sunday, Oct. 30): Police install barricades at plaza

Day 25 (Monday, Oct. 31): Halloween march

Day 26 (Tuesday, Nov. 1): Occupiers ask City Council for Occupy space for the third time

Day 27 (Wednesday, Nov. 2): Wells Fargo march and rally

Day 30 (Saturday, Nov. 5): National Bank Transfer Day march

Day 33 (Tuesday, Nov. 8): CFAC and others host press conference seeking to file a temporary restraining order against the city and police

Day 36 (Friday, Nov. 11): Occupiers ask City Council for a space to occupy for the fourth time

Day 40 (Tuesday, Nov. 15): Occupiers march in solidarity with New York occupiers whom were evicted from Zuccoti Park (main New York City hub); CFAC and others file a temporary restraining order against the city and police

Day 41 (Wednesday, Nov. 16): Police order sleepers from plaza, five arrested

Day 42 (Thursday, Nov. 17): Clairemont Drive bridge occupied to bring attention to funding for city infrastructure

Day 44 (Saturday, Nov. 19): Canvas for a Cause goes canvassing for Occupy

Day 45 (Sunday, Nov. 20): SAME holds teach-in on LGBT and labor alliances

Day 47 (Tuesday, Nov. 22): Hearing scheduled for restraining order against city and police

Day 52 (Sunday, Nov. 27): SAME and CFAC host teach-in on gender identity

Day 54 (Tuesday, Nov. 29): SAME holds second teach-in on LGBT and labor alliances

Day 56 (Thursday, Dec. 1): Federal Judge William Hayes denies CFAC’s request for a temporary restraining order against the city and police

*No news reports could be found that mention when occupiers first began seeking City Council support.



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