|From:||Lisa Fithian <email@example.com>|
|Sent time:||Wednesday, September 28, 2011 10:17:46 AM|
|Subject:||RE: [september17discuss] Fwd: Occupy Wall St West: Make Banks Pay! Thurs., Sept. 29, 3pm|
Thanks Marina for reposting...
I was gearing up to send this list a message about a fall campaign of
actions targeting wall street and the big banks that grew out of the Week of
actions in New York around May 12. It is being coordinated under the frame
of a new campaign. 8-9 cities are rolling out weeks of direct action at the
http://www.newbottomline.com/press_room scroll down for grid of
Actions kicked off in Seattle on Sept 20: 3 simultaneous hits, disrupting
business summit, 11 arrests. http://www.newbottomline.com/
Oakland is in it now - we hit 9 banks on Monday in Oakland, disrupted a
foreclosure auction, and divested from 3 banks. Yesturday we hit 11 banks
in SF, a developer prologis and totally disrupted a Bay Area Business
Council meeting at a baseball game at AT&T Park in San Fran. Today we do
crime scene tape actions to close banks and a blithed neighborhood clean up
and will deliver to banks. Tomorrow a big march in the financial district
with a direct action......
Boston is doing actions this Friday and Sat - check it out - will be
awesome. They attended the Occupy Boston meeting last night.
Oct 3: Los Angeles kicks off again great actions are coming together for
daily escalating actions. Rose Mary Gudiel's family tells why they are
resisting eviction http://www.makebankspaycalifornia.com/
Big Day of Action
Oct 10th -New York, Chicago and Minneapolis will kick off on Oct 10th - the
Mortgage bankers are meeting in Chicago and we will be there. In fact looks
like hundreds a day will be doing daily actions!
Denver is Oct 24th I think and other cities are looking to join in. This
movement is riding the fight against Wall Street with you!
We're trying to get a calendar of the big public actions - will post when
Hope you are all great, sure am missing Zucotti Park but am building this
stuff and linking in as many ways as we can.....
Some media from Boston build up....
Protesters try to deposit trash from foreclosed home at Malden Bank of
Boston Globe - Justin Rice - Sep 19, 2011
Dorchester resident Fank Maxey and other MassUniting supporters collected
bags of trash from an abandon home and tried to drop them off at the Bank of
America in Malden Center. By Justin A. Rice, Town Correspondent Chanting
“Bank of America, ...
Protesters Accuse Bank of Neglecting Malden Properties
Patch.com - Chris Caesar - Sep 19, 2011
Bags of trash that were removed from 56 Clinton St were deposited at The
Pleasant St branch of Bank of America. About ten to fifteen protesters
cleaned a dilapidating, foreclosed property on Clinton St. Monday morning,
Bank of America protested by people in Malden, Mass.
NECN - 2 days ago
Gus Cooks of Malden, who participated in the protest said, ... Bank of
America media-relations executive TJ Crawford said the bank had been to the
Wednesday's action at Gallery's home:
Protesters Dump Trash at Bank of America President's Beacon Hill Home
Patch.com - Kimberly Ashton - 8 hours ago
Upset over Bank of America's foreclosure practices, protesters dump trash in
... property Monday and delivered it to Bank of America's Malden branch
• Protestors Trash Bank Of America President's Boston Home
Huffington Post - 10 hours ago
Hauling several bags of garbage left at a foreclosed Bank of America
property in Malden, dozens of protesters showed up at bank president Robert
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
Behalf Of Marina Sitrin
Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 9:59 AM
Subject: [september17discuss] Fwd: Occupy Wall St West: Make Banks Pay!
Thurs., Sept. 29, 3pm
I spent the last week making art and working with the community
groups-- including many folks facing bank foreclosure on their
homes--leading this mass mobilization against Wall St and the Big
Banks. I'd say, this is an overdue key historic moment for anyone who
can to throw down--take the afternoon off and maybe even go to jail.
Please jojn me, hundreds of others and seriously hit up your folks to
join you. It's part of a wave of community and labor led mass
mobilizations in nine cities in conjunction with Occupy Wall St in
*** PLEASE POST, CIRCULATE & SHARE WITH OTHERS ***
Occupy Wall St West!:
Make Banks Pay!
Big Banks helped to crash our economy, destroy our communities and
wreck our budgets.
Now they are back to record profits & bonuses while we are forced to
pay for the mess they helped to create!
Thurs., Sept. 29, 3pm
555 California at Pine/B of A Plaza
(Mongomery BART), Downtown SF
Join us, as community groups, students, workers, faith leaders and
others come together to stop playing defense and start going on the
offense to say:
It’s time for Big Banks and Large Corporations to Pay Up!
Seamos realistas, hagamos lo imposible ~ che
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