CALL TO ACTION – ALBANY, May 14
To reserve a round-trip seat on a NYC-Albany bus on May 14, go to the 350NYC Eventbrite page
Many will participate in direct action, others will rally in support. Whatever action you choose and are able to take, you are needed.
Watch and share the 350.org Break Free 2016 video.
Learn more about Albany Break Free, and sign up to take action and receive email updates about logistics.
Deepen your understanding of the dangers and implications of fossil fuel bomb trains by watching this New York Times video.
Understand the framework for direct action in Albany by reading Jeremy Brecher’s “A new wave of climate insurgents defines itself as law enforcers”
Read about the climate necessity defense and using the “public trust” to frame Break Free from Fossil Fuels actions.
Break Free Albany action schedule:
Saturday, May 7th: 350NYC is offering a non-violent civil disobedience training session to prepare those planning to engage in civil disobedience in Albany on May 14th. The training will be from 9a.m.-12:30 p.m., at NY Society for Ethical Culture, 2 W. 64th St. @ Central Park West. You can register for this training when you buy your bus ticket by going to this Eventbrite page and answering several questions.
Wednesday, May 11th -Friday, May 13th: The Break Free Albany training camp takes place in Albany-building action and organizing skills to take back to your community. Learn more about it at Albany Break Free.
Saturday, May 14th: Mass Action to Stop the Bomb Trains, Pipelines and Barges! It’s going to be a full day, 7a.m.– 9p.m. We’ll send full details of the day to everyone closer to the time.
To reserve you round-trip seat on a NYC-Albany bus on May 14, go to the 350NYC Eventbrite page. Right now we just have a bus from Manhattan but we’re also aiming to have one going from Brooklyn. Sign up now!