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Unist'ot'en Solidarity: Wenatchee

Folks with 350Wenatchee went to Chase Bank for a projection to pressure the bank to stop funding fund fossil fuel projects, tar sands infrastructure, stop oppression of indigenous peoples. Continue reading

Save RVG from LNG: South Texas

Save RGV From LNG held a protest and a real public commenting session during the FERC hearing for Annova LNG. Continue reading

Baby Trump Flies At The Border

Backbone Organizers flew out to McAllen TX with only a few days of lead time to organize flying Baby Trump when President Trump came for his "Border Roundtable". LULAC hosted Backbone, and brought a busload of people from San Antonio down to protest Trump and help with the balloon. We successfully flew Baby Trump in front of the motorcade. Photos of the balloon were shown on CNN, USA today and other prominent news sites.  https://edition.cnn.com/politics/live-news/trump-border-visit-january-2019/index.html https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/01/10/trump-visits-border-mcallen-residents-ask-what-crisis/2535007002/ https://www.someecards.com/news/news/donald-trump-government-shutdown-mcallen-texas-border-wall/ https://www.themonitor.com/2019/01/10/photo-gallery-trumps-visit-mcallen/ Continue reading

Homes Now!: Bellingham Projection

The Bellingham Team projected at the Gallery Walk to share information about Homes Now, and pass out flyers to folks on the street about the January Summit. Continue reading

Oscar Grant Memorial: Oakland

Ten years ago today, Oscar Grant was shot in the back by a BART officer here. Projected in honor of him, and those passing on the trains would have seen the light. Continue reading

Green New Deal Projection: Seattle

Cities across the country projected pro Green New Deal messaging before Christmas. Continue reading

Green New Deal Projection: LA

Roni plus local LA folks projected Green New Deal messaging at Pershing Sq in LA. Continue reading

"We Are All In This Together": DC Projection

The DC team projected "We Are All In This Together" for people attending Anne Arundel County Board of Education meeting. Continue reading

Save The Orca!: DC Army Corps Of Engineers

The DC team mobilized the inflatable orca and a banner in front of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and handed out flyers urging General Semonie to breach the Lower 4 Snake River Dams to save the salmon and orca. Continue reading

Breach The Snake River Dams!: DC Projection

The DC team projected at U.S. Dept of Commerce/NOAA and handed out flyers advocating for breaching of the four lower Snake River dams. Continue reading

Preparing for 2019

This month's news: Our Office Manager/Bookkeeper Judy Olson has retired, Human Orca Murals across Washington State, Baby Trump Southern California Tour, Solidarity Brigade progress, and upcoming events. Continue reading

Protest Chase Bank: Bellingham

The Bellingham team protested at the local Chase Bank to let customers know that they are financing climate destruction on Native Lands. Continue reading

No More Food Deserts, Safe Shelter for All!

The Bellingham team projected at a rally prior to Bellingham CIty Council meeting where the agenda included discussions of solutions for homeless in Bellingham for the winter, as well as the food dessert created by the consolidation of grocery stores. Continue reading

Orca Rally: Olympia

People rallied on the steps of the Temple of Justice building at The Washington State Capital in Olympia to insist that the Orca Task Force recommendations include breaching the Lower Dams on the Snake River. Continue reading

No LNG In South Texas

South Texas made their voices heard loud and clear that LNG is not welcome during the FERC DEIS public hearings. Continue reading

Human Orca Mural: Spokane

Backbone helped create a giant human orca mural and show Spokane cares about Washington's orca whales!  Continue reading

Human Orca Mural: Bellingham

Occupy Bellingham worked with Backbone, Save Our Wild Salmon, and other allies to organize a human orca mural. Continue reading

Orca Mural: San Juan

Folks on San Juan organized a rally and beach clean-up for the Puget Sound Orca Recovery Day. Backbone supported with organizing a human orca mural at the event. Continue reading

Mueller Projection: Bellingham

Rally and projection in Bellingham to protect the integrity of the Mueller investigation. Trump is not above the law. Continue reading

Mueller Investigation Rally: Bremerton

8 Nov 18: The Bremerton team helped organize a rally and march to protest 45's interference with Mueller investigation by naming Whitaker Attorney General after firing Jeff Sessions. Continue reading