"Action is the Antidote to Despair" - Edward Abbey

Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Wells Fargo Bank branches in the Mid-Atlantic

Day of Actions vs. Wells Fargo

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, we and our allies will have--for the 7th month in a row--a Day of Actions against Wells Fargo Bank for its financial support of the Keystone XL pipeline. This October Day of Actions is part of the #DivesttheGlobe campaign (organized by "Mazaska Talks") which is holding events worldwide next week to fight for Indigenous rights and protection of the earth.

Join us for a peaceful direct action at a Wells Fargo Bank branch in 1) Washington, DC, 2) Fairfax County, VA, 3) Leesburg, VA, or one of the other possibly-soon-to-be determined states in the Mid-Atlantic region. To RSVP for an action, contact its leader.

DETAILS re the Day of Actions vs Wells Fargo

1st Action, organized by Climate First! - Washington, DC.

When: Saturday, October 28, 2017, 10 am to 12 noon.
Where: We'll meet at 10 am for a quick planning session at Uprising Muffin Company, 1817 7th St NW, Washington, DC. Then we'll walk to the nearby Wells Fargo branch. Closest metro: Using the "Howard University" entrance/exit of the Shaw-Howard University Metro Station (green/yellow lines), the Uprising Muffin Company is less than one block away.

For further details (including to RSVP) re the Washington, DC action, contact Ted, the co-leader, at tconwell@climatefirst.us, or (301) 589-7598 (mobile).

2nd Action, organized by 350 Fairfax – Fairfax County, VA.

When: Saturday, October 28, 2017, 10 to 11 am.
Where: We'll meet at 10 am at a Wells Fargo bank branch in Fairfax County, VA.

For further details (including where to meet, and to RSVP) re the Fairfax County, VA action, contact the leader, Helene, at 350fairfax@gmail.com.

3rd Action, organized by 350 Loudoun - Leesburg, VA.

When: Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8 - 9 am.
Where: We'll meet at 8 am at the Wells Fargo bank branch in Virginia Village, 30 Catoctin Circle SE in Leesburg.

For further details (including to RSVP) re the Leesburg, VA action, contact Natalie at natcpien@verizon.net.

ADDITIONAL ACTIONS - various other states. If additional actions against Wells Fargo are organized for the Day of Actions, the info will be posted in the near future.

MISC. INFO REGARDING ALL ACTIONS: Events go forward rain or shine. Dress for weather, and bring food/water. Make a sign if you can. Please note that future Days of Actions will occur on the 4th Friday & 4th Saturday of every month.

For information on "Mazaska Talks," go here.

If you have general questions regarding the October Day of Actions against Wells Fargo, please contact Ted at  tconwell@climatefirst.us, or (301) 589-7598 (mobile).


Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Wells Fargo Bank branches in the Mid-Atlantic

Days of Actions vs. Wells Fargo

On Friday and Saturday, November 24-25, 2017, we and our allies will have--for the 8th month in a row--Days of Actions against Wells Fargo Bank for its financial support of the Keystone XL pipeline. Join us for a peaceful direct action at a Wells Fargo Bank branch in one of various soon-to-be determined states in the Mid-Atlantic region. Details of each action will be posted in the future. Please RSVP below.

MISC. INFO REGARDING ALL ACTIONS: Events go forward rain or shine. Dress for weather, and bring food/water. Make a sign if you can. Please note that the newly expanded Days of Actions vs Wells Fargo will occur on the 4th Friday & 4th Saturday of every month.

If you have general questions regarding the November Days of Actions against Wells Fargo, please contact Ted at tconwell@climatefirst.us, or (301) 589-7598 (mobile).

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