Join our spirited march and rally on the fifth anniversary of the DEATH of DEMOCRACY by the Supreme Court's "Citizens United" decision allowing special interests and big donors to strangle democracy.
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Hundreds of activists and dozens of grassroots organizations from across California are organizing to SPEAK OUT, with one courageous voice, and reverse this decision! Wear black. (Black armbands will be available.) Some signs will be available and bring your own.
3:30-4:30 Spirited 1.3 mile march begins at the corner of Market and Montgomery (Montgomery BART) with hip-hop artist for change, Khafre Jay, inspiring all to action. The march will be led by effigies of the 5 Supreme Court (In)Justices. A coffin will be carried to the rally. The march ends up at the rally.
4:30-5:30 The rally will be led by a revival-style MC with speakers including: Tom Ammiano, popular former SF Assemblyman and Supervisor; former Richmond Mayor, Gayle McLaughlin who stood up to Chevron and won; Andres Soto, KPFA talk show host; Bill McKibben, 350.org Leader on live audio; Michael Eisenscher on US Labor and the Environment; and more in the works.
Music and street theater too! Khafre Jay, hiphop artist; the Occupella singers; Michael Sullivan and the Dots; building light projection; street theater with the mock burial of Uncle Sam. Important actions we can all take will be included throughout the event.
Sponsors/endorsers include: Money Out! People In! coalition, 99 Rise,California Nurses Association, Common Cause, Courage Campaign, California Clean Money Campaign, Free Speech for People, Money Out Voters In, MoveOn Councils, Move to Amend (Bay Area affiliates), Mount Diablo Peace and Justice Center, Public Citizen, Represent.us, San Francisco Labor Council,Solar Justice Alliance, Sunflower Alliance.
598 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94104
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