2/19/2017 – A National Defund DAPL conference call has been set for February 21 where people can call in and hear from the organizers of Seattle’s successful campaign to divest over $3 billion from Wells Fargo due to its financial backing of the Dakota Access pipeline.
Moreover, organizers can link with local individuals and organizations that likewise want to help divest their city or tribe from banks that hurt our communities. Finally, participants will strategize regarding responses and solutions to practical problems that will come up during your divestment campaign.
Seattle’s success has brought a tidal wave of energy from other cities, towns and Tribes looking to conduct similar campaigns. As Energy Transfer moves towards completion of the pipeline, now is the time to increase efforts to divest from banks affiliated with Energy Transfer Partners and the Dakota Access pipeline.
What: National conference call to learn how to run divestment campaign
When: February 21st 2017
Time: 12:30 PM Pacific Standard Time
Dial in number: 319-527-2171
Hosts/speakers: Rachel Heaton, Matt Remle, Gyasi Ross, Edwin Lindo
Gyasi Ross, Editor at Large
Blackfeet Nation/Suquamish Territories
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