FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2012
CONTACT: OWS PR Team, 347-292-1444, email@example.com
BUILDING MOMENTUM FOR OCCUPY WALL STREET’S FIRST ANNIVERSARY
Excitement is building for Occupy Wall Street’s first anniversary! This advisory will tell you about some of the lead-up actions and events which show how Occupy Wall Street (OWS) does its work – providing plenty of story ideas, great visuals and opportunities for interviews.
Building the People’s Wall (The People’s Wall is a non-violent civil disobedience action at the New York Stock Exchange and surrounding intersections planned for the morning of S17) advance action trainings are open to the press giving a behind-the-scenes look at preparations for the Monday protest and possible availability with individual protesters.
• Thursday, September 13th, 6:30pm, Liberty Plaza (also known as Zuccotti Park)
• Saturday, September 15th, 4:00pm, Washington Square Park
• Sunday, September 16th, 6:00pm, Foley Square
3pm: Guitarmy to Occupy Bronx Criminal Courthouse with Graham family
Leaving Union Square, 3pm; Arrival at Bronx Courthouse 215 E 161st Street at 7pm Occupy Guitarmy will join the family of Ramarley Graham, a teenager killed by NYPD in February
5pm: Chicago Teachers Strike Solidarity
DFER, 928 Broadway Office Building. Picket and rally at the offices of Democrats for Education Reform (DFER), a lobbying group made up of hedge fund executives working to privatize public education. Organized by Movement of Rank-and-File Educators (MORE) and the Occupy Wall Street Labor Outreach Committee.
10pm: #Sleepful Protest Bedtime Skillshare & Community Assembly
Liberty Plaza (Zuccotti). Thinking of engaging in a #SleepfulProtest? Join #OWS & members of the #TrinitySleeps community for an informal evening gathering of storytime, know your rights training, community service & safe space creation.
Friday, September 14th
6:45am: Wake up Wall Street 5
Hilton Hotel, 6th Avenue between 53rd and 54th Streets
Money in politics at its worst: $50,000 a table fundraiser is being held for the Romney campaign on Sept. 14. Then next week on Sept. 18 we will hit a $40,000 a plate Obama fundraiser at 40-40 hosted by Jay -Z.
55 Water Street. Imagine a World Without Wall Street. Come to the S17 Affinity Group Spokescouncil 5. Learn about the action framework, choose targets, and make friends.
OWS won’t stop until the 99% gets what it deserves–economic justice.
Contact: 347-292-1444 | firstname.lastname@example.org | @occupywallstpr
For more info about #S17 visit www.s17nyc.org