Climate Strikes at Chase Banks

Image: Climate First!'s protest at Chase Bank, 
Silver Spring, MD, Nov. 29, 2019 

Young students in the U.S. are calling on thousands of adults to join "climate strikes" at Chase Bank branches around the U.S., all in an effort to force action by the banks that are funding the climate crisis. 

Join us this coming Friday, December 20th, for a "climate strike" at a Chase branch in Silver Spring, MD, or McLean, VA, as we tell the lender our feelings about its status as the #1 investor in fossil fuels of any bank in the world. See details below. 

DETAILS:

Action #1 in Silver Spring, MD, organized by Climate First!.

What: A short march, followed by a lunchtime protest at the local Chase Bank.
When: 11:30 am to 1 pm, Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. Limited time? Meet us around noon at the Chase bank, 8435 Georgia Ave.
Where: Meet at the holiday tree at 11:30 am on Fountain Plaza, Silver Spring Town Center, 921 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, MD. If rain or low temps, meet at nearby Potbelly Sandwich Shop, 917 Ellsworth Drive. 
Misc: Meeting spot is a 10 min walk from Silver Spring Metro Station.

For further info (including to RSVP) re the Silver Spring action, contact Bernie, the leader, 301-442-7784 (mobile).

Action #2 in McLean, VA, organized by Climate First!.

What: A short march, followed by a lunchtime protest at the local Chase Bank.
When: 11:30 am to 1 pm, Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. Limited time? Meet us at 12:10 pm at the bank, 1300 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA.
Where: Meet at Sweet Leaf Cafe at 11:30 am, 1359 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA; limited parking in front of cafe, but there is a parking lot in back.  
Misc: The Chase Bank is a short walk from the cafe.

For further info (including to RSVP) re the McLean, VA action, contact Ted, the leader, at tconwell@climatefirst.us, or (301) 589-7598 (mobile).

MISC. INFO REGARDING THE ABOVE ACTIONS: Dress for the weather. Events go forward rain or shine. If time, make a sign. NOTE: There is no civil disobedience or arrests planned at any of the events.

WHEN
December 20, 2019 at 11:30am - 1pm
WHERE
Washington, D.C. area
CONTACT
Ted · · (301) 589-7598

Will you come?


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