Just because you aren't near a west coast port doesn't mean you cant participate on 12/12! Here are the solidarity actions taking place at occupies who can't make it out to the west coast actions:
Action: Solidarity with West Coast Blockade- Occupy Albuquerque Picket Line
Other Info: We are going to head out to NM’s Wal-Mart Distribution center in Los Lunas. MARCH STARTS 2:pm at the WalMart Super Center, and then to the distribution center.
Action: Solidarity with West Coast Blockade- Non-violent direct Action to Shutdown BNSF Railroad
Other Info: Action begins at Maritime Heritage Park at 11:30. Bring signs and be ready to shout: We’re going to pay a visit to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company! (Don’t worry, they’re close by)
Doro Chiba Railway Workers, Japan
Action: Demonstration in Solidarity With the West Coast Port Shutdown at a Facility of Itochu
Other Info: The Doro Chiba railway workers in Japan will demonstrate on Dec. 12, in
solidarity with the West Coast port shutdown, at a facility of Itochu, the
giant Japanese trading company that is a partner in EGT which is trying to bust
the ILWU jurisdiction in Longview.
Action: 12/12 Walmart Solidarity Picket
Other Info: 3 PM @ the Walmart on West Wendover Avenue (4424 W. Wendover Ave. Greensboro, NC) Car pools will be leaving from our space at Glenwood Coffee and Books (1309 Glenwood Ave.)
Action: Rally in Solidarity with the West Coast Port Shut Downs
Other Info: Meet-up at Thomas Square, Ward and Beretania corner 6AM to carpool to Sand Island, banner drop and hold signs crossing the cross walk at Sand Island 6:30am. Check out the event page.
Action: Port of Houston Shutdown
Other Info: Houston will be joined in this action by Occupy Dallas, Occupy Now, Occupy Austin, Occupy San Marco, Occupy San Antonio, and Occupy Texas. Read the approved GA proposal from Occupy Dallas.
Occupy Salt Lake City
Occupy Wall Street (NYC)
Action: Occupy Strikes Back: Action Against Goldman Sachs
Other Info: We will converge at 2 points before marching at 7:30am on December 12th.
City Hall (on Broadway side) and the Red Cube across from Liberty Square. Check out the Facebook event page.
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