Take Back the Land- Rochester moves Catherine Lennon back into her home!

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May 9, 2011, 11:29:18 AM5/9/11
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Catherine Lennon, the Rochester, NY grandmother who was evicted from her home by a SWAT team , has been moved back into her home on Monday May 9, 2011 by Take Back the Land- Rochester. The home is located at 9 Ravenwood Avenue, Rochester, NY.

 After attempts to renegotiate the mortgage were stonewalled by Fannie Mae, Catherine Lennon made local and national news by defending her home from eviction for two weeks with help from neighbors and Take Back the Land- Rochester. On March 28, 2011, Rochester police executed the eviction with 2 dozen or so police and by arresting seven people, including a 70 year old neighbor still in her pajamas. Charges against those arrested are being dropped in exchange for 8 hours of community service. The Lennon-Griffin family of 11 has been dispersed with grandchildren living with friends and family and Catherine living in a local Motel 6.

Take Back the Land- Rochester and Lennon announce the housing liberation on live stream

View the stream here at 11:30am EST:

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