TAKE BACK THE CAPITOL: OCCUPY DC!
BWA joined MassUniting to bring 250 people from Boston to DC for a week of protest!
All across the country, people have taken to the streets to demand change. From New York to LA, from Wall Street to Dewey Square, we have made our voices heard loud and clear — the 99% are here to stay. But even after thousands of marches and people willing to take arrest for the cause, our leaders aren’t listening.
There is no time to lose. December is a big month in Washington. Congress is set to decide whether to extend unemployment benefits for more than 2 million people – and the Super-Committee is discussing devastating cuts that could destroy millions of jobs.
That’s why Boston Workers Alliance joinws with MASSUNITING and hundreds of community groups and Occupy movements to take our voices straight to the halls of power.
When: Leave Boston on Monday December 5th @ 8:30am and return to Boston on Friday December 9th before 6pm.
Where: Washington DC - there will be rallies for jobs, visits to the Capitol building, tours and sight seeing in DC
Why: To demand that our politicians respect the 99% and invest in our communities instead of giving tax breaks to corporations
Costs: The trip is FREE. Meals, lodging and transportation will be provided. Lodging will be either a shared room in a hotel or in a retreat center outside of DC. Availability is first come first served!
Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/events/266574806727172/
It’s time for the 99% to be a visible, peaceful presence on Capitol Hill. By day we’ll show up at Congressional hearings and the offices of K Street lobbyists, and by night we’ll crash in church auditoriums, union halls, and in tents around the Capitol. It’s not a luxury trip, but meals, housing and transportation will be provided.
Our goal: to remind Congress they represent ALL Americans – not just the richest 1%!
For more information, call BWA @ (617) 606-3580 or email [email protected] Sign up by filling out this online form: http://bit.ly/rUI73S