It's Time to Make the Wall Street Banks Pay!

Across the country people are demanding that Wall Street banks pay for destroying jobs and neighborhoods with their greedy, irresponsible and predatory business practices. Thousands have been occupying Wall Street in New York City for almost two weeks and more are occupying banks and financial districts in major cities across the US daily.

Thursday October 6, 2011 join thousands of 721 members, homeowners, community members, faith leaders and students as we rally in the heart of LA's financial district to MAKE WALL STREET BANKS PAY! Homeowners will be calling on banks to keep families in their home through modifications with principal reduction, for the banks to pay the taxes that they owe, and for foreclosed properties to be returned to families.

make them pay.jpgMAKE THE WALL STREET BANKS PAY!
Date: Thursday, October 6
Time: 12 Noon
Location: California Plaza - 350 S. Grand, Los Angeles
Click HERE to find out more.

Refund California, a coalition of homeowners and organizations including SEIU, mobilized thousands of people in the Bay Area last week to demand banks fix the housing crisis they created and pay their fair share in taxes to restore state revenue. Now, October 3-6, we are mobilizing thousands more people in LA with another week of actions. Here are just a few of the actions for next week happening in Los Angeles and Orange County:

Monday, October 3 at 4:15 pm: Teach-In at the Banks
"Teach-in" at downtown bank on big banks' role in school budget crisis
50 teachers and 100 students of all ages will do a tour beginning at a school and ending at a bank, where they'll participate in discussing the role of the Wall Street Banks in the budget crisis.
Miguel Contreras Learning Center, 322 S. Lucas Ave., LA 90017

Tuesday, October 4 at 10:45 am: Surprise Direct Action.

This will be a direct action at high-profile surprise location
Location: Orange County

Tuesday, October 4 at 4:30 pm: Wall Street Executive Home Visit
Wall Street executives are destroying our neighborhoods. We'll be visiting the home of a prominent Wall Street executive and his/her neighbors to tell them "It's time for Wall Street Banks to Pay"
Begins at Holmby Park, 601 Club View Dr., LA 90024

Wednesday, October 5 at 5pm: Wall Street Executive Home Visit
Wall Street executives are destroying our neighborhoods. We'll be visiting the home of a prominent Wall Street executive and his/her neighbors to tell them "It's time for Wall Street Banks to Pay"
Big parking lot at 1401 Huntington Drive, South Pasadena 91030

2 Comments

If you have a day or half a day, an hour, we need everyone to get involved in some way, this Fight For A Fair Economy needs us all to find out how to get involved. This Fight not just about us, but for all the generations that will come after us. BIG LOVE TO THOSE THAT ARE ABLE TO PARTICPATE IN THE ACTIONS.

Protests and rallies have SOME influence, I suppose, but if you REALLY want to make corporations pay their fair share, a good start would be for State initiatives allowing State Governments to garnish Corporate profits whenever they fall more than ninety days behind on their taxes.

Why shouldn't Unions sponsor ballot initiatives just like Corporations do?

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