Mazaska talks; the banks are listening!

Indigenous people just led the largest EVER protest of bank financing of fossil fuels. DAPL was just the beginning. https://t.co/TwvsyRFTPp — Mazaska Talks (@MazaskaTalks) October 27, 2017 BREAKING: The 91 Equator Banks are revising their principles on indigenous rights & climate change for the next 18 months! Keep up the pressure by taking the pledge …

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/

Day of action vs banks that invest in pipelines

OCA joins Global Days of Action vs banks funding pipelines On October 23, 2017, Olympic Climate Action members participated in the global days of action against major banks funding dirty oil-pipeline money, organized by Mazaska Talks (“Money Talks” in Lakota), a coalition of grassroots Indigenous groups including the 121 First Nations and Tribes of the Treaty Alliance Against Tar Sands …

Interview: the case for divestment

On 10/24/17,  Todd Ortloff  interviewed Jim Hallett and Diana Somerville on his KONP radio show.  The topic: The case for divestment from banks that fund fossil fuel projects. Listen to the podcast by looking up the date at http://konp.com/podcasts.php.   Todd Ortloff is an Edward R. Murrow award winner and graduated from the Murrow School of …

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 …

Mazaska Talks Day of Action Oct. 23

OCA joins Mazaska Talks Global Day of Action, October 23, 2017 Take action and participate with Olympic Climate Action in the global day of actions against major banks funding dirty oil-pipeline money.  This campaign is led by Mazaska Talks ("Money Talks" in Lakota), a coalition of grassroots Indigenous groups including the 121 First Nations and Tribes of …

#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