ACORN Plays Key Role in 'Occupy Wall Street' Movement

Former New York office for ACORN, the disbanded community activist group, is playing a key role in 'leaderless' Occupy Wall Street movement, organizing 'guerrilla' protest events and hiring canvassers to collect money for various causes while spending it on protest-related activities, sources tell FoxNews.com.

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    Oct. 17, 2011: Members of New York Communities for Change, in orange t-shirts with orange banner, attend a press conference with union leaders, including United Federation of Teachers president Michael Mulgrew at City Hall in New York City.
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    Oct. 17, 2011: Members of New York Communities for Change, in orange t-shirts with orange banner, attend a press conference with union leaders, including United Federation of Teachers president Michael Mulgrew at City Hall in New York City.
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    Oct. 17, 2011: Members of New York Communities for Change, in orange t-shirts with orange banner, attend a press conference with union leaders, including United Federation of Teachers president Michael Mulgrew at City Hall in New York City.
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    Oct. 17, 2011: Members of New York Communities for Change, in orange t-shirts with orange banner, attend a press conference with union leaders, including United Federation of Teachers president Michael Mulgrew at City Hall in New York City.
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    Oct. 24, 2011: Protesters attend a New York Communities for Change-organized event in Zuccotti Park in New York City.
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    Oct. 17, 2011: Members of New York Communities for Change, in orange t-shirts with orange banner, attend a press conference with union leaders, including United Federation of Teachers president Michael Mulgrew at City Hall in New York City.
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    Oct. 24, 2011: Protesters attend a New York Communities for Change-organized event in Zuccotti Park in New York City.
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    Oct. 24, 2011: Protesters attend a New York Communities for Change-organized event in Zuccotti Park in New York City.
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