"Action is the Antidote to Despair" - Edward Abbey

Friday, December 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Wells Fargo Bank branches in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Days of Actions (day 1) vs. Wells Fargo

On Friday, December 22, 2017, we and our allies will hold, as part of the ongoing monthly Days of Actions against Wells Fargo bank, peaceful direct actions against the lender for its financial support of the Keystone XL pipeline. On day 1 of the Days of Actions, join us for peaceful direct actions at Wells Fargo Bank branches in 1) Washington, DC; or 2) Chesapeake, VA. To RSVP for an action, contact its leader below.

DETAILS re the Days of Actions (day 1) vs Wells Fargo

1st, 2nd, & 3rd actions organized by Climate First! - Washington, DC.

When: Friday, December 22, 2017, 11 am to 2 pm.

Where: For these back-to-back actions, we'll meet at 11 am for a quick planning session at Peet’s Coffee, 601 13th St NW, in Washington, DC. Then we'll march less than a block to the nearby Wells Fargo bank branch for the 1st action. Around 12:15 pm, we'll march for five minutes to the second Wells Fargo at 1350 New York, NW (14th & New York). Around 1 pm, we'll march for five minutes to the third Wells Fargo at 1300 I Street, NW (13th & Eye). We'll finish the 3rd action at 2 pm. Closest metro station to initial meeting spot: Metro Center (Red, Orange, & Blue lines); use exit for 13th & G streets.

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

4th action, organized by Chesapeake Pipeline Resistance, Hampton Roads Green Party, & Chesapeake Bay Group Sierra Club - Chesapeake, VA.

When: Thursday, December 21, 2017, 5 to 6 pm. Please note: this action has been changed to Thursday, Dec. 21st.

Where: We'll meet at 5 pm at the Wells Fargo bank branch on 1208 Greenbrier Parkway in Chesapeake, VA. 

For further details (including to RSVP) re the Chesapeake, VA action, go here, or contact Jeff Staples at jeff4va@gmail.com or (757) 647-0410.

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 Days of Actions will always occur on the 4th Friday and 4th Saturday of every month.

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


Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Wells Fargo Bank branches in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Days of Actions (day 2) vs. Wells Fargo

On Saturday, December 23, 2017, we and our allies will hold, as part of the ongoing monthly Days of Actions against Wells Fargo bank, peaceful direct actions against the lender for its financial support of the Keystone XL pipeline. On day 2 of the Days of Actions, join us for direct actions at Wells Fargo bank branches in 1) Clarksburg, MD; or 2) a soon-to-be determined location in Virginia. To RSVP for an action, contact its leader below.

DETAILS re the Days of Actions (day 2) vs Wells Fargo

1st Action, organized by Climate First! - Clarksburg, MD.

When: Saturday, December 23, 2017; time to be determined in near future. 

Where: We'll meet for a quick planning session probably at a coffee shop near the Wells Fargo bank branch in Clarksburg, MD. Then we'll walk to the nearby Wells Fargo branch.

For further details (including to RSVP) re the Clarksburg, MD action, contact Monica, the leader, at monica.greene@yahoo.com, or (240) 344-0574 (mobile).

2nd Action, organized by 350 Loudoun. More 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 Days of Actions will always occur on the 4th Friday and 4th Saturday of every month.

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


Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM
National Harbor, Oxon Hill, MD

The 13th Annual Polar Bear Plunge

Join polar bears from Climate First! and others as we jump into the frosty Potomac River in late January to raise monies for climate protection. More information on this cool event will be posted in the near future. 


Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 01:00 PM
Washington, DC

Climate First!'s Annual Meeting

Join Climate First! at its 5th Annual Meeting. We'll have delicious home-cooked food while listening to an inspiring speaker or two. Attendees are encouraged to stay for the Board of Directors meeting beginning around 3 pm. More information will be posted in the near future.  

RSVP