City-Wide March Against Coal
Join Occupy Chicago, Occupy El Barrio, PERRO and the Chicago Clean Power Coalition in this march against coal. Stand up to the corporate greed of Midwest Generation and it’s investor Bank America at one or more of the following:
Location: Lazona Library (1805 South Loomis Street)
This teach-in by Rising Tide will be on climate change basics (What is climate change? What is causing it? What are current effects and what will future effects be? What is climate justice (solutions, what is does not support, etc.).
This will be a standard educational committee style teach-in, starting with me presenting the above info, following questions and open space communication. This teach-in will also take place with Occupy Chicago at Columbia College on Fri, Dec. 9th, 4:30pm, room TBA. For questions on this call Kyle at (773) 837-7349 or email at Redwood465@Riseup.net
11:00 AM – RAINFOREST ACTION NETWORK BANK ACTION
Location: Pilsen area Bank of America
This will be a non-violent RAN action against Bank of America. It will be scheduled to align with the teach-in timing. When the teach-in is done, participants will be march over to the bank location, to show support for RAN and dissent for Bank of America’s support of coal.
NOON (TO 4:00 PM) – PERRO RALLY AND MARCH
Location: Tenochtitlan Plaza, 18th and Loomis
This will be a rally with a following march to Jackson and LaSalle, then to Midwest Generations Corporate HQ at 440 S. La Salle St. This action will be against Crawford and Fisk coal plants and their owners, Midwest Generation.