Map: Navigating the Township of Occupy L.A.
Say what you will about the scope and purpose of the Occupy L.A. movement, but you've gotta give 'em this: They are organized.
The group operates like a small town (The Atlantic calls it a "bustling urban campground,") with designated areas set up at their City Hall campsite for various activities and offering certain "amenities," like wireless internet access or power hubs for charging devices and equipment. Adds The Atlantic:
Tarp-covered makeshift stations devoted to food and medical supplies, legal counseling, security, and even a library, have been set up. Cash donations pay for food, trash collection and rental fees for the six portable toilets standing at one corner of the park. The media center is up and operating, streaming live 24/7 -- thanks to media donations from "three very supportive Hollywood producers who shall remain unnamed," said Occupy LA's Joe Briones, 29, a film student at L.A. City College.
Now Occupy L.A. has released a map of their site to help participants and guests navigate their temporary living and protesting quarters.
"I am just blown away by how organized this little unorganized movement is," said one Facebook supporter of the leader-less movement.