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Berkeley Climate Strike Projections

Bay Area Solidarity Brigade took to UC Berkeley campus in a call to action for the upcoming Global Climate Strike. Continue reading

Backbone Sets Backdrop at Seattle Move to Amend Day of Action

Backbone set the backdrop in Seattle as part of Move to Amend's coordinated national day of action. Continue reading

Orca and Salmon Join With Environment WA

Backbone's inflatable orca and chinook salmon join with Environment Washington's efforts to protect the Southern Resident orcas. Continue reading

Backbone Marches in Vashon Island Strawberry Festival Grand Parade

Backbone brought our signature touch to the annual Vashon Island Strawberry Festival parade! Continue reading

L.A. Lights for Liberty Projections

The West L.A. solidarity brigade mobilized for their local Lights for Liberty event. Continue reading

Lights for Liberty on Tacoma Detention Center

Tacoma Detention Center lights up after the Lights for Liberty national action. Continue reading

SD Pride 2019

San Diego Solidarity brigade brought Baby Trump to Pride 2019! Continue reading

Baby Blimp mobilized in San Diego for VP visit

After learning where Vice President Pence would be staying in their city, the San Diego Solidarity Brigade quickly organized an action to inflate the Baby Trump blimp across from his hotel. Continue reading

Bay Area Projects for Lights for Liberty

Local solidarity brigade projected to engage those at 4th of July fireworks and raise the profile of Lights for Liberty actions against the concentration camps the following week. Continue reading

Projections at ICE HQ Against Concentration Camps

Projections at ICE HQ against the concentration camps on the border with Move to Amend. Continue reading

Trump Head mobilized at Bainbridge PRIDE

One of Backbone's paper mache Trump heads was brought out for the event. Continue reading

Single Payer Activists protest at annual AMA meeting

A coalition of groups carried out coordinated actions at the AMA's annual meeting to protest their historical opposition to single payer. Continue reading

Bainbridge Islanders Gather to Support Southern Resident Orcas

Bainbridge Islanders gathered for World Ocean day with art, action and ritual in support of wellness for the Southern Resident Orcas.  Continue reading

Human Orca Mural Joins Ocean Fest Beach Cleanup

Backbone brought our Human Orca Mural to be a part of a beach cleanup at the Purdue Sand Spit. The beach cleanup was in celebration of World Ocean Day on June 8th and was put on by Tacoma Ocean Fest partnered with South Sound Surfrider and Rainier Apparel. Check out the video to see how the orca was built!   Continue reading

Annapolis projects for Wear Orange weekend

A slideshow with messages raising awareness of the weekend's events around combating gun violence were projected on various government buildings. Continue reading

Rally to urge Congressman to support bill ending corporate personhood

Activists rally in front of Rep. Rick Larsen's office to encourage him to sign on to HJR 48 to end corporate personhood. Continue reading

Post Raid Light Projection onto Venezuelan Embassy

D.C. solidarity brigade members in collaboration with the Embassy Protection Collective projected images that further highlighted the illegitimacy of the U.S. appointed Guaido government to follow up the Secret Service's illegal raid and arrest of remaining 4 protectors inside the embassy. Continue reading

Solutionary Rail talks to Warren Buffett!

A small crew of friends held the Solutionary Rail banner outside the CHI Health Convention Center while hordes of people lined up to enter the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting in Omaha, NE. Backbone ED and Solutionary Rail Project Lead Bill Moyer went inside to participate in public portion of the meeting, wishing to ask questions of Warren Buffett at the Q&A Session - and through a lucky lottery draw, he got to ask the first question! Wow! Our friends finished out the trip by giving several of our local activists a demonstration of message light display using one of the exterior walls of the CHI Health Convention Center & Arena.  See the link to watch Warren Buffett and his partner Charlie Munger respond to Bill's question: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=394696204467822 Continue reading

Kitsap Welcomes All for May Day

Vashon, Tacoma and Olympia Solidarity Brigade members joined together to hold an Artful Activism Workshop in Bremerton -- one week later, the new Kitsap Solidarity Brigade took action. Continue reading

Celebratory Green New Deal light projections at UC Berkeley

Bay Area Solidarity Brigade projected on the iconic UC Berkeley clock tower to celebrate the unanimous approval of the resolution by the student government. Continue reading