Activists shut down bank branches in Seattle

https://www.seattleweekly.com/news/activists-disrupt-over-100-bank-branches-across-seattle-for-financing-tar-sands-projects/

Banks: respect the planet & human rights; until then, we’re divesting

By consensus at our Oct. 1 meeting, OCA signed onto the Equator Banks, Act! petition, asking the major banks of the world to live up to their commitment to support people and the planet--it's time to match their words with actions. The petition is below; you can sign on yourself at equatorbanksact.org. We also signed on …

#DeFundPipelines – join us on Oct 23

We are participating in the Mazaska Talks Global Day of Action on Oct 23 with actions opposing banks funding pipelines with branches in Port Townsend, Port Angeles, and Sequim. Join our planning group! Sign up for the event here    

US Bank Updates its Environmental Responsibility Policy!

Remember those cold days in February when people in Port Angeles and Sequim were protesting US Bank's support of DAPL pipeline ?  Well, good news.  US Bank has revised its environmental responsibility policy to state that it will no longer directly fund any oil or gas pipelines! And any relationships with companies/people in the oil …

OCA’s Message to US Bank Officials

US Bank

On Saturday, Feb. 25th and March 4, concerned citizens and members of OCA  joined other groups around the country to speak truth to corporate executives of US Bank, which is one of the funders for the Dakota Access Pipeline.  A worldwide movement is calling to divest from these banks if they won't withdraw their DAPL …

Stand for Standing Rock

U.S. Bank, Port Angeles & Sequim Saturday, March 4, 2017, 11 - noon In response to the sudden announcement that the Trump administration plans to abrogate the Environmental Impact Statement process and bulldoze the sovereign rights of indigenous people at Standing Rock in order to push the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) through their ancestral lands, OCA, …

The case for divestment – Feb. 13

DIVESTING FROM FOSSIL FUELS Jim Hallet, financial advisor Friday, February 13, 3 PM, Elwha Klallam Heritage Center Are you an unwitting supporter of Big Oil and Coal?  The fossil fuel industry, by spreading misinformation and buying politicians, is arguably the biggest obstacle to avoiding climate chaos.  But many people unknowingly have money invested in these companies. …

Divest from fossil-fuel companies

Take a stand against an industry whose cynicism and misinformation are wreaking havoc on the planet:  move your investments out of fossil fuels.  Join the pledge drive to make no new investments in the largest 200 fossil fuel companies, divest existing investments over the next 5 years, and reinvest in a healthy new economy.  Or start a …