Stroller March for 99%: Parents, Kids, Community Groups, Labor “Stroll & Roll” for Economic and Education Justice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5-14-12
Contact: press@occupywallst.org, 347-292-1444
Contacts for each day of action below

Today: Stroller March for the 99% with Parents, Kids, Community Groups & Labor
NYers “Roll & Stroll” for Justice, Secret Prank Planned for Mayor 1%

As part of the Another NYC week of anti-austerity actions, which began on May 10th and will culminate on May 15th in a mass convergence at Times Square, NYC organizations and individuals from all across the city will join together for a family friendly Stroller March for a better future for NYC’s children, schools and families. Communities will come together to fight the Bloomberg budget attack on afterschool and childcare programs, children’s services and education.

Monday, May 14 – Focus on Education & Students | Contact
 Jonathan Westin: 347-410-6919 or Michael Kink: 518-527-2787
Grand Army Plaza, 59th & 5th Ave. (SE Corner of Central Park), 5-7pm
Also happening today: Picket and leafleting at Bloomberg LP, 731 Lexington Ave, 7am-4pm.

Tuesday, May 15 – GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION Against Big Banks: Financial Crimes Walking Tour and Rally | Contact
 Lopi LaRoe: 917-648-7220
A day of global action against the banks that caused the Global Crisis and a mass rally at Times Square at 6pm. Meet up at 4pm in Bryant Park to embark on a Financial Crimes Walking Tour. On this day, countries around the world are rising up in opposition to austerity. Banks have gambled away our futures irresponsibly, and we are paying the price. Move your money out of the big banks, demand accountability, and let us stand together to show that the power of the people is stronger than the power of wealth. Visit www.anothernyc.org/may-15 for more details and to read the global call to action. #15M on twitter

All week there have been actions organized to address the many issues we face in communities around NYC and across the globe: from cuts in social services, to an austerity agenda that redistributes your tax revenue into private hands, to the financial institutions (that we bailed out) that continue to make record profits at our expense. www.anothernyc.org and #anothernyc on twitter

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 www.nycga.net

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