For Immediate Release

 

 

 

PRESS RELEASE

OCCUPY AUSTIN’S UPCOMING EVENTS WEEK OF FEB. 26TH, 2012


FEB. 24th, 2012:  OCCUPY AUSTIN will be combining the national calls for action (#F27 Occupy Our Food Supply and #F29 Occupy the Corporations) to participate in a shared, decentralized Global Day of Action on Feb. 29th 2012 against Monsanto. This event will include a screening of “The World According to Monsanto” and will occur simultaneously in Austin, Lockhart and Fredericksburg.

 

March 2nd, 2012: OCCUPY AUSTIN joins Education Austin, Occupy UT Austin, Texas Parents Opt-Out of State Tests, PRIDE of the Eastside, Coalition to Strengthen Austin Urban Schools and others to express disapproval of standardized testing.

A rally will begin at the Texas State Capitol at 3pm with an open mic and other activities. At 4:15 the march will commence to the Texas Education Agency for another rally where George Clayton, Texas State Board of Education’s District 12 Chairman for the Committee on Instruction will be the speaker for this second rally.

 

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About Occupy Austin: Occupy Austin is an occupation and peaceful protest that began on October 6, 2011 at City Hall in Austin, Texas, vowing to end the moneyed corruption of our democracy. It is affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement that began in New York City, and also with the “Occupy” protests in the United States and around the world.

About the Occupy Austin Media Team: We are a group of Occupy Austin activists who gather information regarding our upcoming events as well as up-to-the-minute news, and relay this to the press. All official Occupy Austin press releases are a collaboration of the Occupy Austin Media Team. If you would like more information on the topic of this press release or would like to schedule an interview, please contact: media@occupyaustin.org.

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