3 Easy Ways You Can Help Take Your Country Back This Weekend

1 – Participate in Bank Transfer Day Nov. 5

Saturday, November 5 · 9:00am – 5:00pm
FOR MORE INFO: http://facebook.com/nov.fifth

Together we can ensure that these banking institutions will always remember the 5th of November. If we shift our funds from the for-profit banking institutions in favor of not-for-profit credit unions before this date, we will send a clear message that conscious consumers won’t support companies with unethical business practices. It’s time to invest in local community growth!

Occupy Des Moines
Saturday, November 5 · 9:30am – 12:30pm
International Day of Action this Saturday! Join us in Des Moines as we take on the big banks that crashed the economy! We won’t pay for their crisis! It’s time to make Wall Street pay!
We will meet at Western Gateway Park and march to Wells Fargo Bank (2840 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines) then march to Bank of America, (3422 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312). Both banks are open.

Occupy Dubuque occupydubuque.wordpress.com/2011/11/03/november-5-rally/
Occupy Dubuque on Facebook:  facebook.com/pages/Occupy-Dubuque-IOWA
Saturday, November 5, 11 am-6 pm
We’ll be meeting from 11am-6pm at Washington Park (corner of 6th and Locust Streets) in Downtown Dubuque this Saturday.  Speak out!  Everyone is encouraged to speak to the group. Write a speech, write a poem, or write a song – anything that conveys your thoughts and feelings about the dire situation in our country. We’ll be providing a soapbox to stand on so you can share your ideas with the group at large.

Occupy Iowa City
Saturday November 5 2:00-5:00 pm

Winter Preparation Workday, College Green Park
If you are able to come out and lend a hand while occupiers get things cleaned up and prepared for winter weather, please come out.  If you can’t stick around to help clean dropping off some snacks or hot beverages for volunteers would be greatly appreciated. Come join the fun!

Occupy Cedar Rapids, IA (Official) https://www.facebook.com/occupycr
Friday Nov. 4th Noise maker workshop @ 2:00 pm in the Occupation site. [Note: Occupy CR wants to make sure you go to the OFFICIAL page – see link above]
Saturday Nov. 5th
Guy Fawkes Day march on the banks and account closings @ 11:00 am meeting in Green Square Park.  I really hope we see everyone there bodies for this event will be meaningful.

2 – Help elect Liz Mathis in SD 18 – Keep Republicans out of power in the Iowa Senate

mathis4statesenate.com/

It’s GOTV time. Help Liz Mathis help Democrats keep the majority in the Iowa Senate.

Next 4 Days This is what YOU can do :

Canvassing, phoning, food, money all are areas that YOU can help with. Headquarters: 1375 7th Ave., Marion, IA. Phone # 319-899-0628. Mail contributions to Mathis for Senate, 1725 MacKenzie Dr., Robins, IA 52411.

Find out where to vote here.  linncountyelections.org/lookup/

UNI-Students for Working Families
Monday, November 7 · 12:00pm – 8:00pm

This will be the 24th and final senate district 18 phone bank for Working Families Win and UNI-Students for Working Families, Seerley Hal Room 213, University of Northern Iowa

We all know whats on the line in this election, everything from health care and workers rights, to reproductive freedom and marriage equity.  There will be food, and door prizes, impromptu dance parties, lots of badass political SWAG!  We have already made over 9,000 phone calls into the district, but we are not going to stop until its over.  We don’t want any regrets folks, stop by anytime, even if you only have an hour.  We are going to make thousands of calls in this final marathon phone bank.

https://www.facebook.com/event

3 – Help Re-elect President Obama/Keep Republicans out of power
Join our “One Year Out” Weekend of Action
Saturday Nov. 5 from 10am-1pm, 1pm-5pm
Sunday, Nov. 6 12pm-4pm, 4pm-8pm

Become a part of the effort to show the nation that President Obama’s campaign is the most organized campaign one year out from 11/6/2012. We will be calling our friends and neighbors across Johnson County all weekend to promote the January 3 caucus. We will be phone banking Saturday from 10am-1pm, 1pm-5pm and Sunday, 12pm-4pm, 4pm-8pm. Please RSVP below:

RSVP for Saturday: http://bit.ly/WeekendOfAction_Sat11_5

RSVP for Sunday: http://bit.ly/WeekendOfAction_Sun11_6

Please come down to the Iowa City campaign office located at 321 E. Market Street and help us show the nation that Iowa is fired up and ready to go!

Benjamin M. Levine, Field Organizer
Organizing for America – Iowa
BLevine@OFAIowa.com

 

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