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Connecting You to Action!

Posted by Ryan Hall
02.10.17
Connecting you to action

In the spirit of supporting the growing culture of active nonviolence, we are sharing calls-to-action from various groups and campaigns in the movement of movements. Here are a few that caught our attention this week:

Today and onward! Move Your Money from #DAPL Banks
There are numerous ways to support Standing Rock and say #NoDAPL. One way is to move your money from the banks financing the pipeline, and encourage others to do so. You can also organize demonstrations at these banks in your area. Here is more info: http://www.defunddapl.org/ . You can also find actions happening near you between Feb 11-17th here: http://www.everydayofaction.org/

February 14th A Day of Revolutionary Love/ One Billion Rising, Everywhere
A coalition of groups are joining together to make Valentine’s Day into “A Day of Revolutionary Love”. Coordinated with the One Billion Rising dance protests around the world, there is also a Declaration of Revolutionary Love and other actions being coordinated. Find out more at: http://vday.revolutionarylove.net/

February 17th General Strike, Everywhere
A general strike against President Trump’s executive orders, policies, and cabinet picks has been announced for February 17th. This action takes place the day before President’s Day. Learn more at:
https://mic.com/articles/167494/general-strike-feb-17-latest-updates-on-the-planned-nationalstrike-against-trump#.P7bD5YBYA

Feb 20th-21st Youth-Led Actions for Climate Justice, Denver, CO
On Monday, February 20th from 1 pm – 4 pm, Earth Guardians and Our Children’s Trust will be holding a march to show solidarity with the six youth who brought the fracking and climate lawsuit against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. The young people are arguing that the Commission has a constitutional obligation to prioritize the protection of the environment and public health over oil and gas development. On the following day, Feb 21st as the hearing begins come flood the courtroom to support the youth and show that people in Colorado care. The hearing begins at 1:30pm at the Denver Court House. Find out more at: http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=b43a52cd7fc9b2e9c33419e71&id=83c95de669&e=1f4b424544

March 27th-April 6th World Beyond War Spring Week of Actions, Everywhere
World Beyond War has announced that it is organizing a week (a bit more in fact) of events and actions around the globe between March 27 and April 6 this year to work toward the abolition of war. Learn more at http://worldbeyondwar.org/spring-week-actions-events/

April 22nd March for Science on Earth Day
Scientists and science lovers are mobilizing for a big Earth Day march in Washington DC and solidarity marches nationwide. They are protesting the erasure and dismissal of climate science and the general demeaning of science through the Trump Administration. Find marches to join or how to organize one in your area at: http://www.scientistsmarchonwashington.com/

April 29th People’s Climate Mobilization, 350.org
350.org is planning the 2017 People’s Climate Mobilization, a major march in Washington, D.C., when we will come together with hundreds of thousands of people to reject Trump’s attack on our communities and climate, and push forward with our vision of a clean energy economy that works for all. More info at https://350.org/april-29-2017-lets-march/

Women’s March General Strike, Date TBA
Exciting news! The organizers of the Women’s March tipped their strategic hand recently and announced that they are planning a general strike. We don’t know the exact date yet, but get ready for the potential of millions of people walking out of work, school, shopping, and regular activities.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/womens-march-organizers-are-planning-a-day-without-a-woman_us_5898ba2fe4b09bd304bc9f5f?ir=Good+News&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000023

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