Occupy National Gathering on July 4th, 2012 in Philadelphia, PA! Come together to collaborate, share ideas and help brainstorm a vision for our future!
From June 30th to July 4th, 2012, Occupy movement activists and supporters will gather in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the first Occupy National Gathering. This event is the culmination of months of organizing and consensus-building by countless activists from across the country. It has been endorsed by Occupy General Assemblies from Wall Street to Sacramento, and Austin to Kalamazoo, providing a clear example of the movement’s disparate chapters collaborating on a massive scale.
Occupy Philadelphia and the National Gathering Working Group, which initially proposed the event, invite all people to gather on Independence Mall for five days of community and movement building culminating in a massive outdoor gathering on July 4th. The main goals of the event are to strengthen our internal bonds, join together in direct actions, and engage in a transparent democratic process reflecting the values of the movement.
Activities will include: • Four days of discussions, teach-ins, political theater, and community bonding. • Protests and direct actions with Occupiers from across the movement. • Collectively crafting a Vision for a Democratic Future on July 4th.
All people of good conscience who are fed up and ready to stand up for economic and social justice are invited to join us at Independence Mall. We will send the message that injustice of any kind is unacceptable. No government or corporation can ignore the will of the people any longer. We can build a better world together.
About 50 protesters gathered in front of 917 Maryland Avenue NE Tuesday morning in a second attempt to have a face-off with an eviction squad hoping to carry out a foreclosure on a home, a three-story rowhouse.
The crowd stood in the yard and on the front steps, chanting, “Homes, not banks,” as the police attempted to enter the property despite protesters lying along the entry path. A live video stream of the protest showed a physical confrontation between the police and protesters, with the police dragging protesters off the property. One protester appeared to be taken away by an ambulance.
I don’t even need to say it, I know you guys had fun at our first Casseroles Night.
What makes this Casseroles Night any different? It will be bigger, louder, and rowdier. We will take more streets, we will back down in less confrontations, and we will produce the needed momentum for an American fight over student debt in the Fall.
INVITE *ALL* YOUR FRIENDS!!!!
We’re inspired by the Quebec student strike and the popular uprising in Quebec against Law 78 and the Charest government, so…
On Wednesday, June 6, starting at 8pm, people from coast to coast to coast all over the world are showing solidarity by banging pots and pans everywhere!
This will be one of many casseroles nights across the world.
This event is at 8PM, on Wednesday, June 6th, at Washington Square Park.