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On #S17 All Roads Lead To Wall Street

Date: 
Saturday, September 15, 2012 (All day) to Monday, September 17, 2012 (All day)
Address: 
Financial District
New York City, NY 10005
United States
#S17 All Roads Lead To Wall Street: September 15-17

Last September 17th, as part of a wave of global protest, people from across the country raced to the heart of New York's financial district to occupy Wall Street. In the face of big banks foreclosing on our homes, killing our jobs, buying up our democracy, and turning our environment into just another toxic asset, you showed up, and we became the 99%.

On September 15-17th, join us in this fight for a better worldit's the fight for our lives.

For years, people all over the world have been crippled by the corporate greed of the 1%. They build their bonuses out of stolen pensions of teachers, civil servants, and our neighbors. We pay for their welfare. They bet and borrow against our future. We drown in debt. So who is really in debt to whom? Now our elected representatives want us to embrace austerity–work harder for less, retire later (if at all), and say goodbye to our fundamental labor protections. They're betting on our obedience. They're betting wrong.

Join us for three days of education, celebration and resistance to economic injustice with permitted convergences and assemblies, concerts, and mass civil disobedience.

September 15 Schedule: Educate

Washington Square Park, 5th Ave and Waverly.

  • 10:30 am-12:30pm – Welcome and Orientation Activities, Lunch
  • 12:30pm-4pm – Inaugural Assembly and Thematic Breakout Groups
  • 4pm-6:30pm – S17 Action Trainings
  • 6:30pm-7pm – Closing Assembly
  • 7:30pm – 9pmDebt Resistors’ Operation Manual Book Launch
  • 8:00 – 10:00pm - S17 Affinity Group Spokescouncil in Washington Square Park

September 16 Schedule: Celebration

  • 10am-1pmSpectra Frack Pipeline Blast Zone March with the Occupy Guitarmy Spectra Energy Pipeline Construction Site (Gansevoort and Hudson River Greenway)
  • 12pm-7pm – Occupy Town Square @ Thomas Paine Park on Worth St. between Lafayette and Centre
  • 1pm-6pm – Concert @ Foley Square (north end of Paine Park)
  • 6:30pm-7:30pm – Direct Action and Know Your Rights Trainings@ Foley Square
  • 7:30pmOccupy Rosh Hashanah Services @ Liberty Plaza
  • 8:00pm-10:00pm – S17 Affinity Group Spokescouncil

September 17 Schedule: Resistance

For Updates

  • Visit s17nyc.org
  • Sign up for text updates by texting @S17NYC to 23559.

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