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99Rise March for Democracy Rally Etc. - 11am Bus from Oakland - Sacramento Sliding Scale
Date Sunday June 22
Time 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Citizens United. The most expensive election in U.S. history. McCutcheon. Big money's corruption of American politics is so complete that we can no longer deny the truth: democracy is dead in America. Plutocracy, government by and for the wealthy, is here.

The voices of the 99% have been silenced by the deafening demands of moneyed interests. The principle of “one person, one vote” has been quietly abolished in favor of the corporate mantra, “one dollar, one vote”. As long as this corruption lasts, real change won’t come. It’s time for the millions of Americans who believe in true political equality to stand up and fight.

From the international "March Against Corruption" protests, to the statewide New Hampshire Rebellion, to civil disobedience in the chamber of the Supreme Court itself, more and more people are stepping up and joining the struggle to reclaim democracy for the 99%. Our movement is growing and our message is spreading.

Now it’s time to raise the stakes and take the fight for democracy to a whole new level.

On Saturday, May 17th, we gathered in Los Angeles to begin a 480-mile march over the mountains and across the valleys of California on our way to the capitol in Sacramento, all to bring a simple demand to the political leaders of our nation’s largest state: publicly acknowledge the crisis of corruption and take immediate action to end it.

Help us amplify our demand by adding your name to the petition we'll be delivering at the capitol!

As a first step, we will demand that the California legislature take three urgent actions:

Issue a formal call for a federal Constitutional Convention to propose an Amendment outlawing big money corruption by passing Assembly Joint Resolution 1 (AJR1).
Give California's voters the chance to formally instruct the US Congress to propose such an Amendment and the California legislature to ratify it by passing Senate Bill 1272 (SB1272).
Start reining in unlimited, anonymous big money in elections by passing the DISCLOSE Act to require the top donors to be prominently revealed in every political ad they fund.

If we arrive in Sacramento after our 37-day march and our demands have not been fully met, then we will nonviolently occupy the capitol until they are. We the people will no longer stand idly by while our government is bought and sold to the highest bidder. We will force our political leaders to come over to the side of the people and push for the end to big money corruption and the beginning of a representative democracy that is dependent upon the people alone.

A call for fundamental change from California will send a message of hope throughout the country that something big is coming, a movement of the 99% that the people can proudly call their own. Join us, and help turn the tide.

Signup to support the California March for Democracy, or declare your solidarity by adding your name below!

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Latest info from 99RISE – FREE / SLIDING SCALE BUS – from Oakland BART to Sacramento

Coming to Sacramento on the 22nd for the March For Democracy from the Bay Area ?
Get on the bus !

Bus transportation:

A bus has been scheduled that will leave the Oakland MacAurthur BART Station at 11am sharp, and pick up more folks at Walnut Creek BART at 11:25am.

We will return to W.C. BART at 7:05pm and McAurthur BART at 7:30pm. This bus will allow you to go directly to the capitol rally site, or join the march for the last mile! This is a free / sliding scale donation bus. We will pass a hat on the bus.

Click on the link, then click JOIN on BUS and then fill out the form to reserve your seat:
Carpool link:

or contact: davidakachops [at] 510-207-2266

Sunday, June 22nd

J 22, Sunday 9:30am – 6:00pm “California March for Democracy” - Rally -State Capitol in Sacramento (See info below - )

March for Democracy – Arrival Rally in Sacramento!!

Join the California March for Democracy on the last day of our journey as we march to and rally at the State Capitol in Sacramento. We begin the day with a rally at Fruitridge Park from 9:30 to 11:00am. From there, we will march 6.5 miles to the State Capitol. The final rally will be at 2-4 pm outside of the State Capitol. The occupation of the Capitol, if necessary, will begin after the rally.

June 22, 2014 at 9:30am - 6pm
Sacramento Rally and March Start location
Fruitridge Park 4000 Fruitridge Rd
Sacramento, CA 95824
United States
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David Chops · davidakachops [at] 510-207-2266

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June 21st
Please attend this event as well on Saturday with special guest speaker Dolores Huerta!
Rally: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Fruitridge Community Center 4000 Fruitridge Road
Sacramento, CA 95820
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