MEDIA ADVISORY February 29, 2012
Actions at BofA, Koch Industries + Pfizer Award for “Excellence in Profiteering”
When/Where: All actions today, February 29, 2012
9 AM Street theater action at the Koch Industries building, starting at Pulitzer Fountain in Grand Army Plaza – 5th Ave, W 58 St. to W 59 St.
10 AM-11 AM Bank of America actions in Bryant Park – 42nd St. and 5th Ave.
Also at 10 AM: Protest against Pfizer’s profiteering and support for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), awarding Pfizer for “Excellence in Profiteering.” Assemble at 1st Ave and 42nd St (Robert Moses Playground); 10:15-11 AM: Action outside Pfizer at235 East 42nd St between 2nd & 3rd Ave. This action organized by Healthcare for the 99%, an official working group of OWS; Billionaires for Wealthcare (prev. Billionaires for Bush). Visuals: Doctors and nurses in white coats with patients.
12 PM Roving Bank of America actions, ending at the Bank of America Tower – 1 Bryant Park 42nd St. between 6th and 7th Avenues
Occupy Wall Street is part of an international people powered movement fighting for economic justice in the face of neoliberal economic practices, the crimes of Wall Street, and a government controlled by monied interests. #OWS is the 99% organizing to end the tyranny of the 1%. For more info www.occupywallst.org and nycga.net