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 this 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 4) Chesapeake, VA. 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 in 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 email@example.com, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
3rd Action, organized by 350 Loudoun - Leesburg, VA.
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 email@example.com.
4th Action, organized by Chesapeake Pipeline Resistance – Chesapeake, VA.
When: Saturday, October 28, 2017, 11 – 12 noon.
Where: We'll meet at 11 am at the Wells Fargo bank branch on 1064 George Washington Hwy N, in Chesapeake, VA.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or (301) 589-7598 (mobile).