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Local Bike Dance Group Teams up with Matter of Trust for Hair Boom Making Party.
Date Saturday June 12
Time 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location Details
Local Bike Dance Group Teams up with Matter of Trust for Hair Boom Making Party.
Event Type Party/Street Party
Organizer/AuthorEliza
The Derailleurs and Matter of Trust are teaming up for a Gulf Oil Geyser Relief Effort.
Come out to the Hair Raising Party this Saturday June 12th!!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Sat. June 12th
2-6pm
250 Loomis @ Industrial
San Francisco, CA
contact: Eliza Strack elizastrack [at] gmail.com (503) 425-9357

Hair Raising Party!!!!!

Gulf Oil Spill Relief Effort

The Oil Geyser is a terrible moment in environmental history.
If you have felt the sickness of our poisoned oceans deep in your gut, DO SOMETHING.
Matter of Trust has organized an international renewable fibers solution and has set up 20 warehouses along the entire gulf within the first few weeks of the disaster.
Hair is the best oil-soaking material. It is put into nylons and covered in mesh to create a floating oil sponge.
They have been receiving international donations of hair and nylons for super these absorbent booms.
BP has commandeered the clean-up efforts and hasn't been allowing local governments to aid in the process.
They have also been improperly using booms in a way that is super ineffective for actual oil collection. (see video link below)
Local municipalities are concerned that BP's efforts are not adequate and they feel the time for action is now.
They have been teaming up with Matter of Trust, and there is a boaters union called the "Cajun Marines" who are waiting on gas money and boom disposal funding to start the huge clean-up process.

This Saturday, June 12th The Bay Are Bikedance team, The Derailleurs, have teamed up with Matter of Trust for a Hair Raising adventure.
Matter of Trust is providing multiple pallets of hair for a Boom Stuffing Party.
We invite you to come to 250 Loomis and help create oil absorbent tools for local gulf governments.
There will be a haircutting station and a boom stuffing station.
Barbecue, double dutching, and fun will ensue as we gather tools to help remedy this environmental tragedy.

You do not have to cut your hair to attend.
This is meant to be a meeting place for fellow concerned citizens to have face time and motivate future actions in the execution of the clean-up.
We need to pressure our government to mobilize the "green soldiers" who have been converged on the shores, yearning to DO SOMETHING, but not allowed by BP.

In our world, we have a stewardship to the land, and we have the right to nurse its wounds.
Come eat some food and meet other folks for a community soapbox on actions needed.
Stuff hair into nylons, be a hero!
Bring apron to protect clothing.

FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE:
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=106747839373278&ref=ts

Directions:

Ten minute bike ride from the Mission district
Easiest bike route: -Head south on Mission
-Left on Cortland (go over hill)
-Right on Bayshore (1 block)
-Left on Industrial (1 block)
-STOP–>250 Loomis at Industrial (on corner)

Alternate secret route: Potrero to Cesar Chaves-left onto sidewalk-follow pink lines under the bridge and on more sidewalk. Left on Jerrold at Bayshore. Take next right and go straight until you hit 250 Loomis at Industrial. Follow the pink arrows!
#9 bus stop–> Bayshore and Cortland


OTHER ACTIONS YOU CAN DO:

Contact the Whitehouse and demand more local clean-up permissions.
http://whitehouse.gov/contact

Contact BP and advocate their investment into Matter of Trust and the Cajun Marines:
BP rep Randy Prescott's office phone number is (713) 323-4093 and his email is randy.prescott [at] bp.com

Sign up for Matter of Trust and boost the political body.
http://www.matteroftrust.org

Contact your local hair salon or pet groomers and help collect hair. There is an abundant future need for this recycled renewable resource.



Derailleurs:
http://deraileurs.wordpress.com

BP's Fails Boom School:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6ZN6r5-1QE

Hair Boom vs. Conventional Boom:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W68L53WkIAw&feature=PlayList&p=05C98BE0E9F1A472&playnext_from=PL&playnext=1&index=2
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