People’s Movement Assembly in Olympia – Network, Strategize, Plan, Organize, Act!

When: Oct 29, 8:15 am - 5:00 pm
Where: Olympia Community Center, 222 Columbia St. NW

Olympia BDS is part of the People’s Movement Assembly, together with a slew of radical organizations in Olympia. Come and build the movement! Olympia BDS is part of a BDS workshop at 1pm – 2:25pm on Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions. Other workshops include “Low Income People and Students Organizing for a Fair Budget”, “Food Justice and Local Food”, and the opening panel “Connecting the Struggles”.

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  • Divestment from apartheid South Africa was fought by ordinary people at the grassroots. Faith-based leaders informed their followers, union members pressured their companies’ stockholders and consumers questioned their store owners… If apartheid ended, so can the occupation, but the moral force and international pressure will have to be just as determined.

    Desmond Tutu