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Weekly Round-up

Occupy Town Square: Sunset Park

Occupy these Actions and Assemblies

Stop the Spectra Pipeline: There are daily actions happening at the construction site for the pipeline that will bring fracked gas through residential neighborhoods in Lower Manhattan and the Rockaways.. You can learn more about the issues, find actions that suit your schedule and interests more at:

Wednesday, August 15th, 11:00am-1:00pm

Wednesday, August 15th, 4:30pm

  • Mr. Wall Street Buys Washington
    • 17 E 79th Street, Manhattan
    • Mayor Bloomberg is hosting a campaign fundraiser to sponsor and support Wall Street’s favorite pet senator, Scott Brown. At $1,000 to $5,000 a plate, the Mayor’s personal wealth and sway will have a disproportionate amount of clout when it comes to influencing votes for Mr. Brown. A Rally will be held in protest and continue through the end of the fundraising dinner.

Wednesday, August 15th, 6:00pm

Thursday, August 16th, 4:30pm

  • S17 Progressive Institutions Meeting
    • 50 Broadway, 2nd Floor Room E
    • Join OWS and partners and allies from across NYC at our organizing meeting to support three days of music, education, activism and direct action in support of Occupy Wall Street and a broad movement for economic and social justice.

Friday, August 17th, 6:00pm

  • Wake up Wall Street 4
    • Bryant Park
    • At the fourth in a series we will flood mid town with a call for Money out of Politics. We will gather and have a brief teach in, and later move on to our target: a pharmaceutical giant that costs both money and lives.

Friday, August 17th, 8:00pm

  • Pub Crawls for the 99%
    • Location changes every week: check the link for more info
    • Join our roving outreach party as we hit a new neighborhood every week. We’ve got music, flyers, games, wanted posters and more. Bring wigs, colorful costumes, flyers and talk trash about Wall Street.

Saturday, August 18th, 2:00pm

  • S17 Convergence Meeting
  • The Garibaldi Statue at Washington Square Park, 1 Washington Square
  • Join us for our third meeting for planning convergence components for September 17th and the preceding weekend (September 15-16).

Saturday, August 18th, 2:00pm

  • 4th Feminist General Assembly
    • Harlem Meer, Central Park - 110th St. and 5th Avenue
    • Feminism is for everybody and Women Occupying Wall Street (WOWs) invites the entire community to attend our events. We as a silenced community have so much at stake! We are going to work on actions and create future ones for gender, racial and economic justice. Its all about intersectionality!

Sunday, August 19, 12:00pm-4:00pm

  • S17 Work Session
    • 33 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn
    • Got some work to do for S17? Join teams from across OWS as we work on all the exciting stuff that needs doing for S17: websites, volunteer coordination, calendar updates, prep for the Monday Spokes meeting and anything else.

Saturday, August 25, 3:00pm-5:00pm

  • Debt Burn Inferno
    • We are coming together to refuse this system of inherited debt. Together, we refuse a life of servitude. We burn our debt.

Saturday, August 25, 12:00pm

  • Occupy Town Square 9: Sunset Park
    • Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY
    • Come to Sunset Park for the 9th of the Occupy Town Square series of pop-up occupations. Our Hall of Fame Tax Dodgers baseball team will be playing a game, as well as musicians, workshops, immigration lawyers, face painting for kids, food, kite making, banner making, t-shirt stenciling, and then teach ins on sustainable food, politics, and police brutality.

Midnight Every Night until September 16th

  • #YesWeCamp 2.0 #PACAttack
    • Union Square
    • Join for a month of tactical #SleepfulProtests starting August 16th and culminating on the eve of Occupy Wall Street’s one-year-anniversary on September 16th. Assemble at #OccupyUnionSq for Eviction Theater to connect with sleeping groups each night at Midnight.

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