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|Demand Justice from Chevron!|
|Date||Wednesday May 28|
|Time||7:00 AM - 10:00 AM|
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Chevron Corporate Headquarters
6001 Bollinger Canyon Road
San Ramon, CA
|info [at] chevrontoxico.org|
Tell Chevron Executives and Shareholders We Demand:
PEACE, CLIMATE & ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, AND RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
CHEVRON: FUELING WARS AND ABUSING HUMAN RIGHTS & THE ENVIRONMENT
From Richmond to Ecuador, Nigeria, Canada, Philippines, Burma and Iraq
WED, MAY 28, 7am to 10:30am
Mass Theater Action and Demonstration
Chevron Corporate Headquarters
6001 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA
Bay Area environmental justice, solidarity, antiwar, and human rights groups will join together to demonstrate at the gates of Chevron Corporate Headquarters (please come on time so we can greet the shareholders who arrive by 7:30am). At the same time supportive shareholders and organizers inside the shareholder meeting will confront Chevron executives and urge shareholders to support environmental and human rights resolutions.
Special Guests addressing Chevron shareholders:
Luis Yanza, Ecuadorian Community Organizer and 2008 Goldman Environmental Award Recipient
Emergildo Criollo, Ecuadorian Indigenous Leader
Omoyele Sowore, Nigerian human rights, pro-democracy and anti-corporate leader.
Larry Bowoto, Plaintiff in the lawsuit against Chevron for their 1998 flying of Nigerian soldiers by helicopter to attack a nonviolent occupation of Chevron's Parabe offshore oil platforms, during which two activists were killed, others injured, and Bowoto himself was shot.
MASS THEATER: We need 100 people to join the “Clean Up Team,” wear white HazMat coveralls, and help us Clean Up Chevrons human and environmental rights abuses and oil wars. If you can join us, please contact info [at] chevrontoxico.org
OUTREACH: We need your help; Can you put up big colorful posters and get out color postcards in your
hood or at events? Call to get some (510 967-7377). A flyer is downloadable from ActAgainstWar.org.
Asian Pacific Environmental Network, Direct Action to Stop the War, Amazon Watch, Laotian Organizing Project, Justice for Nigeria Now, Global Exchange, Burmese American Democratic Alliance-SF, Filipino American Coalition for Environmental Solidarity (FACES), Rainforest Action Network, US Labor Against the War, United for Peace and Justice-Bay Area, West County Toxics Coalition, Richmond Greens, Richmond Progressive Alliance
TAKE BART to Walnut Creek BART: We will provide shuttles from Walnut Creek BART to the demonstration. Or you can take short ride on County Connection shuttle 121, or it’s a flat 12-mile bike ride.
CARPOOLS: (if you have space in your car or need a ride):
SF: Meet @ 6am; Safeway parking lot, Church and Markets Sts.
EAST BAY: Meet @ MacArthur BART @ 6:15am
DRIVE/CARPOOL DIRECTIONS: A quick 25 miles E. of Oakland. Take 580 to Hwy 24 E. to I-680 S to exit #34/BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD. Left over Hwy. 1st left into Shopping Center. Park. Walk back to Chevron entrance across Bollinger.
For more information:
info [at] chevrontoxico.org
WED. MAY 21st, 7pm
Direct Action to Stop the War;
Anti-War Mobilizing for May 28 Chevron Actions
SF Quaker Meeting House
65 9th Street, San Francisco
Between Mission and Market, close to the Civic Center BART
SAT MAY 24, NOON-4pm
ART (NOT OIL) PARTY
Make art and visuals for May 28 Chevron Shareholder Meeting/June 5 Richmond Planning Commission Hearing
Blue House; 3208 Shattuck @ Woolsey, Oak/Berkeley border, 2 blocks from Ashby BART
Bring food/drink to share
TUES. MAY 27, 5:30-9pm
111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco
(Minna @ 2nd St, between Mission and Howard. 1 ½ blocks S. from Montgomery BART)
On the eve of the Chevron Shareholder Meeting, join locals and international guests affected by Chevron's human rights and environmental violations as they share their stories and inspire our continued struggle for justice.
THURS. MAY 29, 7pm
COMMUNITY FORUM: Capping Chevrons Crude
Richmond Recreation Complex, 3230 Mac Donald Ave., Richmond
Teach-In about Chevrons Dirty Crude Richmond Refinery Expansion plans that will go before the
Richmond Planning Commission on June 5. With Antonia Juhasz, Henry Clarke, Greg Karras, and Marleen Quint
Info: 510 232-4493