Magana flew into New York on Tuesday from Wisconsin, where she was active in protesting that state's proposed budget cuts earlier this year.
"The money needs to come out of politics," she said. "The wealthy buy lobbyists, who pay politicians" to do the bidding of special interests to the detriment "of the other 99% of us."
A social-media fueled plan to #OccupyWallStreet brought hundreds of protesters to Manhattan's financial center starting Saturday, Sept. 17.
|Big McDonald's comeback runs into trouble|
|eHarmony's co-founder CEO Dr. Neil Clark Warren is stepping down|
|Why Marissa Mayer couldn't save Yahoo|
|Topshop magnate Philip Green blamed for BHS collapse|
|These companies offer paid vacation days ... and pay for your vacation|