Subject: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Fwd: WALMART ACTION NOV 9TH 7:30am
From: Renée Renata Bergan
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 15:16:07 -0500
To: globalrevolutionmedia@googlegroups.com

I'm shooting this tomorrow, if anyone wants to help, come on out.
Also, looking for an editor for editing this along with some footage about 2 weeks ago re: walmart.
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Renée Renata Bergan
805.698.3069

 
 
On Nov 7, 2011, at 2:28 PM, Maritza Silva-Farrell wrote:


Hi Renee,
Sorry for the delay on getting back to you. Crazy busy planning this action for Wednesday, I’m glad you are interested on participating on this event. Below, you can see what we planned for Wednesday. Meeting time will be at 7:30 AM at E28th St and 1st Ave. We will gather there will everyone and send groups of people to the location where the conference is happening. I hope the description below is helpful, but if you have any other questions, please feel free to call me.
 
Hope to see you there. Thanks a lot
 
Background
 
Bloomberg  is having a conference bringing together REBNY members who will be addressing the current economic downturn and how it affects their industry. Related Co and many other millionaires will be there. Event link
 
Objective: The main objective for this action is to return Walmart to sender Stephen Ross, Related’s CEO, by sending back to him Walmart boxes delivered by New Yorkers.
 
Message: New Yorkers return big box Walmart to sender Related Co
 
General Goals: To send a message to all developers in NYC that they should not be doing business with Walmart. To make an example out of Related and show them that if they make a deal with Walmart for their first store, that it will open the floodgates for 159 stores in NYC.
 
General Description: 
 
We will have two people going inside the building to pass out business cards sending the message. " Don't be Related to Walmart", when this person gets kicked out, a delegation of  residents from the five boroughs will go into the building and try to personally delivered a bouquet of flowers inside a box that says: Return to Sender, Walmart to Stephen Ross from New Yorkers. The delegation will try to go to ask to delivered this personally, but they will be probably will be ask to leave.  As the delegation is heading outside they will be received with music and floods of people chanting and singing outside in the plaza. There will be bikers arriving in costumes dressed up as Walmarts, following people who are going to be dressed up as boroughs and a big contingency of people rally around them. Musicians will play the song from flash mob and people will sing and dance. While the song is being play and people are dancing, a group of people will pull out a bag of balloons and send it as high as possible with a message for Stephen Ross "Don't be Related to Walmart".
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Maritza Silva-Farrell
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