Occupy Wall Street turns One

After a summer of near-dormancy, Occupy Wall Street (OWS) came roaring back to life in lower Manhattan in a stunning choreography of protests. trainings and events. OWS had carefully planned the weekend to commemorate the anniversary of the movement’s founding on September 17, 2011. The weekend culminated in activists’ attempting to shut down the Wall Street financial district on Monday morning.

Members of Occupations all around the country traveled to New York to join OWS in solidarity. Occupiers also symbolically reclaimed Zuccotti Park, site of the OWS encampment for nearly two months.