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 protected], 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 [email protected].
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 protected].
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 [email protected], or (301) 589-7598 (mobile).