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The call to join us....
CODEPINK is heading to the DNC
in Charlotte, NC September 2-6 to Bust Up
Big Banks! Will
you join us?
Charlotte is known as “Wall Street South”;
it hosts the world headquarters of Bank
of America, as well as the East Coast headquarters
of Wells Fargo, making it the second largest
concentration of finance capital in the
US after NYC. We'll highlight how our political
parties listen more to banks and corporations
than the American people. Let's tell the
Democratic Party that DNC should stand for
Don't Neglect Communities!
Sunday, September 2, for the mass Occupy
Wall Street South rally and march, and stay
for several days of powerful and creative
actions that give voice to the 99% and protest
the corporate takeover of our democracy.
Our presence at the DNC builds on the vital
work CODEPINK has already done to Bust Up
Big Banks. In March, we occupied Bank of
America branches all over the country to
honor International Women's Day, while two
CODEPINK activists busted Bank of America
CEO Brian Moynihan on stage in NYC; in May,
we traveled to Charlotte to protest the
BofA's shareholders' meeting. Won't you
join us to make this our most powerful Bank
Bust Up, ever?
Of course we'll be carrying the full gamut
of CODEPINK concerns to the DNC, as well,
from Obama's use of drones to ending and
preventing war. Help us bring the pink and
make Democrats think!
Below is a tentative schedule of some of
the actions and events that CODEPINK may
take part in or bring our creative messaging
to. For the most updated action info, send
a text message to 415-994-1723. Include
Preliminary Schedule of Actions
Festivaliberation - Liberation Fest
- 10am: Annual Charlotte Labor Day Parade
Pearl Street Park (Kenilworth Avenue entrance,
not Baxter St.) to Marshall Park (1.3
Plus various events throughout the day
– opportunities for networking and
- 1pm: Southern
- Progressive Democrats of America hosts
Progressive Central – The People's
Daylong event including a panel discussion
with CODEPINK cofounder Medea Benjamin
CODEPINK is a cosponsor of this event
and will have a table there.
your tickets for only $30 here.
A portion of your ticket fee will be
donated to CODEPINK!
Open to the public, organized by Progressive
Action PAC and Congressional Progressive
Charlotte Convention Center, 500 South
College Street, Charlotte, NC
10am-2pm: Women's Caucus inside
the DNC (Ballroom ABCD)
12-2pm: Bring Our War $$ Home messaging
outside the US Conference of Mayors
Omni Hotel, 132 East Trade Street, Private
the Military Industrial Complex –
daylong action TBA
- 10am-2pm: Women's Caucus inside
DNC (Ballrooms ABCD)
- 10am-12noon - Nuns on the Bus tour event
NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice
St. Peter's Catholic Church - 507 S. Tryon
Evening: Obama announcement at Bank of
America Stadium (ahem, Panther Stadium)
up to attend the president's speech
Stay tuned for more actions and
events to be added soon!