Peoples Power Assemblies organize to empower workers & oppressed people to demand jobs, education & healthcare while fighting against racism, sexism & LGBT bigotry.

LA Petition/Oct 8 / Michael Brown

by on September 11, 2014
***Baltimore: Stand with Walmart Workers “Week of Solidarity with Low Wage Workers” & “Water is a Human Right” Protest 
***Los Angeles: Help Build the Citywide Petition Campaign for $15 an Hr & a Union. See website for info; get the petition; download a brochure; see a list of events.

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National Action: Fight the 1%

World Business Forum Oct 8

Endorse. Facebook. 1% Dropdown. Sign the Petition to WBF CEOs: $15/hr & a Union. Call 212-633-6646

WHY COME OCT 8: (Cool video)
Download the leaflet (English y espanol.)

Emergency Response Protests of Ferguson Grand Jury Decision
Over 120 actions:

 New York City, Baltimore, Newark, Kansas City, Oakland, Buffalo, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Boston, St. Pete, many others: 35 States, DC, Canada

-FLASH:  Protestors disrupt traffic for 4.5 minutes of silence & hold “mass die-in” #Ferguson

-Video: Rebellion & Oct Resistance
-Sign the Petition: Justice for Michael Brown; Stand with the Ferguson Community

Aug18 protest
We are ALL Michael Brown!
The police are the criminals,
Mike Brown
Justice for Michael Brown

Teamsters 808 Supports Oct 8

by on September 7, 2014


New York City Aug 18

by on August 16, 2014
Aug18 protest
We are ALL Michael Brown!
The police are the criminals,
Mike Brown
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Speakout at 1 Police Plaza
6:30 pm – 7 pm
March to City Hall

#FireBratton #JailKillerCops  #NYC

#StandwithFerguson #KyamLivingston

#JusticeforMikeBrown #RamarleyGraham

Initiated by the People’s Power Assembly




by on August 15, 2014
SIGN the Justice for Michael Brown Petition; Watch the video: Rebellion & Weekend of Resistance; *** FLASH:  Protestors disrupt traffic for 4.5 minutes of silence & hold “mass die-in” #Ferguson. Also see: Ferguson Speaks

 ****Emergency Response Protests to Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Email: to add one in your area. Or use Contact Form
(See PPA FB or PPA FB Event for most updated list; since FB requires an actual date, dates are tentative.) Please Call an action TODAY! and list it on our page. WE STAND with the people of #Ferguson and call for #JusticeforMikeBrown #IndictAmerica #BlackLivesMatter. Cross listings on: Ferguson National Response Network; Ferguson ActionBlack is Back Coalition; Interoccupy/fergusonStop Mass Incarceration; NationalActionNetwork;
(Alphabetical by State, then city. Note: There are FOUR actions in NYC.)

AlabamaArizona | ArkansasCalifornia | Colorado | Connecticut | DelawareFlorida | Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | KansasKentucky | LouisianaMaineMaryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | MississippiMissouri | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Oregon | PennsylvaniaRhode Island | South CarolinaTennesseeTexas | UtahVermont | Virginia | Washington State & D.C. | Wisconsin | CANADA |


-BIRMINGHAM, AL: TBA – see link; Federal Court House, 1729  5th  Avenue  North.
-MOBILE, AL: Day After – 3pm; Lyons Park, 180 Lyons Park Ave; Brings signs; rally followed by march.



-PHOENIX, AZ:  Day Of – 8pm; Tempe Beach Park; Cover your face; Wear black; Bring signs.
-TUSCON, AZ: Sat Nov 22 - 3:25pm; Viente de Agosto Park



-BATESVILLE, ARDay After – 5pm; Lyon College, Brown Chapel, march to City Hall.



-OAKLAND, CAEmergency Protest – 7 pm day of verdict at Oscar Grant Plaza

-14th & Broadway. Protest no matter if indictment or not, as there is no justice in the courts.

-OAKLAND, CA: Day Of – Check FB page daily for updates; 5pm; 14th & Broadway.
-LOS ANGELES, CAEmergency Call to Action – Day of 3pm at Crenshaw & MLK Blvd.

If the announcement is made after 3pm, the rally will take place the day after. Next day following the community rally, we will gather at 3pm at the Downtown Federal Courthouse, 312 N. Spring St., to demand justice for Michael Brown.

-LOS ANGELES, CA: tbd – see link; Court House,  255  East  Temple.
-SAN DIEGO, CA: Fill the Streets! – Next Day After; 5:30 pm; U.S. Federal Building 880 Front St.
-SAN DIEGO, CA:  Emergency Call of Action – 6 pm Day of; City Heights Performance Annex; 3795 Fairmont Ave; Next day if announced late.
-SANTA BARBARA, CA: Day After – 6pm;  Santa Barbara Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St.


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-DENVER, CO: Time, Date TBD; Civic Center Park on Broadway; hosted by Coloradans for Justice



-HARTFORD, CT: Day Of – 5:30pm; Bushnell Park, Solidarity vigil
-NEW LONDON, CT: Day Of -  6pm;   Arock Parade
-WEST HARTFORD, CT: Day Of – 4:30pm; Frederick (F.U.), Arock Plaza

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-WILMINGTON, DE: Day Of – 12pm; Rodney Square



-GAINESVILLE, FL: Day After – 6pm; Alachua County Court House, 220 S Main St, Gainesville
-JACKSONVILLE, FL: Day Of – 5:45pm; Hemming Plaza, downtown Jacksonville.
-ORLANDO, FL: Day After – 6pm; Lake Eola Amphitheater, 512 East Washington St.
-ST. PETERSBURG, FL: Day After – 12pm;  5th Street and Central, St. Pete.
-ST. PETERSBURG, FL: Day Of – 5:30pm; Williams Park, 330 2nd Ave (North), St. Pete
-TALLAHASSEE, FL: Day Of – 6pm; Dunn St. & Old Bainbridge
-TAMPA, FL: Day After – 10am; Tampa Police Station, 411 N. Franklin St.
-WEST PALM BEACH, FLDay Of - 7pm; City Center, 401 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach

1st UUPB will lead a peaceful vigil on the day of the Grand Jury decison of the Ferguson case as witness to the loss of young lives.  Congregations, community organizations, and others will join us.

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-ATLANTA, GADay After – 5pm; UNDERGROUND ATLANTA (Five Points Station); 4 hr Community Vigil
-ATLANTA, GA: TBA – see link; 75  Spring  St,  SW,  2211  US Courthouse
-KENNESHAW, GA: Day After – 5pm; State Hall. Bring Protests Signs!

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-CARBONDALE, IL: Day Of – Time TBD; Carbondale Town Square
-CHICAGO, ILDay Of – 6:30 pm; Chicago Police Headquarters, 35th & Michigan, Chicago
-CHICAGO, IL: Day Of – 5 pm; State & Jackson (SE corner), Chicago

If it’s a weekend day, get there as soon as you can after the decision is announced.

-CHICAGO, IL: TBA – see link; Federal Court House, 219  S  Dearborn.



-INDIANAPOLIS, IN: Day Of – 7pm; 1 Monument Circle



-DES MOINES, IA: Day After – 5pm; Polk County Courthouse, 500 Mulberry St.
-GRINNELL, IA: Day After – 5pm; Grinnell College, Joe Rosenfield Center (JRC), 1115 8th Ave.
-IOWA CITY, IA: Day After – 5pm; Pentacrest, 1 North Clinton
-WATERLOO, IA: Day After – 5pm; Lincoln Park, Downtown Waterloo

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-LAWRENCE, KS:  Day Of – 6pm; Sabatini Multicultural Resource Center, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Univ. of Kansas. 6pm Mon if announcement on weekend.



-LEXINGTON, KY: Day After – 6pm; Third Street Stuff, 257 Limestone
-LOUISVILLE, KY: Day After – 5pm;  LMPD Headquarters, 7th & Jefferson



-HOUMA, LA: tab – see link; Federal Court House, 7856  Main.
-LAFAYETTE, LA: tba -see link; Federal Court House, 800  Lafayette  St.
-NEW ORLEANS, LA: Day After – 6pm (Mon-Thurs); Layfayette Square, 500 St. Charles Ave. 

-If announcement Friday meet Sat 1:30pm; if Saturday, meet Sun 3pm

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-BANGOR, ME: Day Of – 7pm; Bangor Police Dept, 240 Main St.; Bring signs & megaphones



-BALTIMORE, MD: Nov 10 (tentative-it will be immediate): Emergency Response Protest

Please note: the FB date on this event may not be the day of the Grand Jury decision. Sign up and stay tuned. (FB does not allow a TBA date). Get this event and info. to family & friends. Spread the word: Indict Darren Wilson — End Police Terror from Baltimore to Ferguson. FB Event. For info on the day you hear any news call 443-221-3775. Follow us on @baltoppa for latest updates.
Tentative: Sunday, November 16 at 4 – 6 pm; Mckeldin Square, Light & Pratt Sts., downtown Baltimore

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-BOSTON, MATurn Up for Mike Brown – Day After; 7 pm; Police B2 HQ; Bring signs, cameras, & a thirst for justice.
-NORTHAMPTON, MA: Day After – 5:30pm; City Hall, 210 Main Street
-SOUTH HADLEY, MA: Day Of - 7pm; Mt. Holyoke College, Betty Shabazz Cultural Center
-SPRINGFIELD, MADay Of – 5pm; Arise for Social Justice, Bring banners, Wear black.
-WORCHESTER, MA: Day After – 7pm; Mass. City Hall Common
-WORCHESTER, MA: Day After – 1pm; Clark Univ. Student Walk Out, Red Square, 950 Main St.


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-DETROIT, MI:  Day After – 7pm;   Detroit  Police Department- Eastern District
-DETROIT, MI: tba – see link; Federal Court House, 231  W  Lafayette.
-GRAND RAPIDS, MI: Day After –  7pm; Rosa Parks Circle, corner Monroe Center NW & Monroe Ave NW
-YPSILANI, MI: Day After – 4:30pm; Ypsilani Public Library, corner W. Michigan Ave & S. Adams 

(If announcement on a Saturday, event begins at 12pm.)



-MINNEAPOLIS, MNDay After Rally & March – 4:30 pm;  Minneapolis Police Department, 3rd Precinct, Lake & Hiawatha; 612-874-7867 24-hr hotline. Demand Justice in Ferguson and Beyond;  
-MINNEAPOLIS, MN: Student Protest – 3:00 pm; University of Minnesota, Coffman Union
 -ST. PAUL, MNDay After – 7pm; State Capital, 109 Aurora Ave

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-JACKSON, MI: Day After – 7pm; Looms Park



-COLUMBIA, MO: Day Of – 5pm; Boone County Courthouse, 8th & Walnut St.
-FERGUSON, MODay Of – 5pm; Ferguson Police Station
-FERGUSON, MO: tba – see link; Police  Department,  222  S.  Florissant
-KANSAS CITY, MOTurn Up for Mike Brown –  7 pm day after at Bush Creek Park; Prospect & Cleaver, Kansas City, MO

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-ATLANTIC CITY, NJ: TBA – see link; Federal Court House, 2715  Atlantic.
-NEWARK, NJ: P.O.P  Rally “the day after” unjust Brown &/or Gardner decisions

The Peoples Organization for Progress (POP) will rally at Lincoln Monument at 5pm on Springfield Avenue near W. Market Street the “Day After” if Monday to Thursday or if on Friday, at 12 noon Saturday.  Call: 973-801-0001. Larry Hamm (POP & Black is Back Coalition) calls for “Day After” actions.



-ALBUQUERQUE, NM: Day After – 6pm; San Mateo and Central

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-ALBANY, NY: Day Of – 5pm; Outside City Hall, 23 Eagle Street
-BUFFALO, NYDay After – 5 pm whether indictment or not.  Bailey Ave at Millicent #turnupformikebrown . 
-NEW YORK CITY: Afternoon of day: Emergency Response Protest – No matter what!

WHETHER THE FERGUSON GRAND JURY INDICTS OR NOT. Gather at Union Square Park, 14 Street & B’way 5pm on the evening of a grand jury decision. (If announced late in the evening or at night, the response protest will be the following day, 5pm same location.) (See NYC Local Actions for Eric Garner info.)  

-NEW YORK CITY: Other action in Union Square 7 pm “Day of”: FB Link.
-NEW YORK CITY: Day After Turn Up for Mike Brown – 7 pm Union Square; 14 St & Broadway
-NEW YORK CITY: Bike Block for Justice for Eric Garner & Michael Brown: TBD – Tompkins Square.
-NEW YORK CITY: TBA – see link; Federal Court House, 225  Cadman  Plaza  E.  Brooklyn, BROOKLYN,  NY &  NYC/Queens  NAN Chapters 
-ROCHESTER, NYDay After – 4pm; UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER, Elmwood & Wilson
-SPRING VALLEY, NY: Day After – 6:30pm; Memorial Park, 1 Veterans Drive

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-Black Workers for Justice has announced the following:
*If decision comes on Monday-Thursday, meet the next day at 6 PM
*If the decision comes on Friday, meet on Saturday at 1:30 PM
*If the decision comes on Saturday, meet on Sunday at 3 PM
-CHAPEL HILL: Link; Elliott Road and Franklin Street
-DURHAM: Link; Durham Skate Park, 501 Foster St.
-GREENSBORO: Link; Governmental Plaza, 110 S. Green St.
-GREENVILLE: Link; Pitt County Courthouse, W 3rd and Evans Streets
-RALEIGH: Link; Moore Square, Martin and Blount Stree ts
-ROCKY MT.: Link; City Hall, 331 S. Franklin Street

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-CHARLESTON,  NC:  TBA – see link; 200  East  Bay  Street  City  of  Charleston  Police  Department,  180  Lockwood  Blvd.
-CHARLOTTE,  NC:  TBA – see link; Federal Court House, 401  West  Trade.
-DURHAM, NC: Day After – 5pm; Durham Downtown Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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-BEAVERCREEK OH: – Day After – 4PM; Beavercreek Police DEPT
-CINCINNATI,  OH: TBA – see link; Federal Court House, 550  Main  Street.
-CLEVELAND, OH: Day Of – 3pm; Public Square, downtown Cleveland
-CLEVELAND, OH: TBA – see link; Federal Court House, 801  West  Superior Ave.
-COLUMBUS, OH: Day After – 4pm; Peace Statue, Ohio State House, 1 Capital Square
-MONROEVILLE, OH: Day Of – 10am; Monroeville Police Station
-TOLEDO, OHDay After – 4:30pm; MUNICIPAL COURT BUILDING, 555 N. Erie Street

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-PORTLAND OR: Day After – 4pm; March & Rally in front of the Justice Center at SW 3rd & Madison Streets in downtown Portland.
For more information, contact Dr. LeRoy Haynes, Chair of the AMA Coalition for Justice and Police Reform at 503-287-0261.


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-MEADEVILLE, PA: Day Of – 5pm; Meadville Diamond Park/UU sanctuary, 346 Chestnut Street
-PHILADELPHIA, PAEmergency Response –  5 pm; City Hall; Dress warmly, wear black.

-Planning meeting: Tues, Nov 11, 7 pm; Calvary Baptist Church, 801 S 48th St, Philadelphia; FLYER FOR ACTION.

-PHILADELPHIA, PA: Day After – 3:30pm march up Broad St. to City Hall; dress warmly, wear black.
-PHILADELPHIA, PA/MT. AIRY: Day After – 7pm; 6900 Stenton Ave, UU Church of Restoration; Vigil of Prayer & witness.
-PITTSBURGH, PA: Day Of – 5pm; D.A. Zapella’s Office, 436 Grand; Wear black, bring signs
-PITTSBURGH, PA: Day After – 2pm; Moorehead Federal Bldg, 1000 Liberty; Puncture the Silence
-STROUDSBERG, PA: Day Of - 6pm; UU Fellowship of the Poconos, 118 Knight St.


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-PROVIDENCE, RIDay After – 7pm; Central High School, 70 Flicker St.



-GREENVILLE, SC: Day Of – 7pm; Haynsworth Federal Bldg, Washington & Church Streets.



-CHATTANOOGA, TN:  Day After – 5:30pm; Miller Park, corner MLK Blvd & Georgia Ave.
-KNOXVILLE, TN: Day After – 4:30pm; Gather at Federal Bldg (710 Locust St); 5pm – March to Market Square. Please wear black.
-MEMPHIS, TN: Day After – 5pm; Poplar Ave & Highland; Community Speakout: Dress warmly, Bring signs
-NASHVILLE, TN: Day After – 7pm; Downtown Nashville Police Dept, 200 James Robertson Pkwy. Candlelight vigil.
-OAK RIDGE, TN: Day Of – 7pm; Y-12 National Security Complex, 602 Scarboro Rd. Bring cell phones, cameras, signs & megaphones.



-AUSTIN, TX: Day After – 6pm; Austin Police Dept, 715 E. 8th St.
-DALLAS, TXDay After - 7pm; Police Hdqtrs, 140 Lamar St.
-HOUSTON, TXDay After – 5pm; MacGregor Park 5225 Calhoun Rd, (Corner of Calhoun and Old Spanish Trail)
-LONGVIEW, TX: Day After – 7:15pm; Dollar Central Parking Lot, 1005 N. Eastman Rd.



-SALT LAKE CITY, UT: Day Of – 6pm; Wallace F. Bennett Federal Bldg, 125 S. State St.

If announcement on a Friday meet Sat 1pm.


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-MONTPELIER, VT: Day Of – 4pm; Corner of State & Main Streets



-BLACKSBURG, VA: Emergency Protest time/date/place TBA

Protest will take place if there is an indictment or not because black lives matter. #dayafterblacksburg #blacklivesmatter  #fmikebrown contact: for more information. Also see.

-WILLIAMSBURG, VADay After –  4:45 pm; Start front of Student Bookstore, End at Wren Bldg.


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-OLYMPIA, WA: Day After – 4pm; Downtown Olympia, corner of 4th & Washington.
-SEATTLE, WA:  Day Of – 7pm; Meet at Seattle Central Community College (South side).
Regardless of the verdict (or no official verdict at all) gather at 7pm (pacific) at Seattle Central Community College, #Trap Hill on the day of verdict (expected between Nov 10th and January, 2015). “Diversity of tactics” and “be your own bodyguard” will be in FULL EFFECT. Remember where you’re at, who is present, why they are present, and what time it is. This is NOT a game. This is NOT the usual “activism”. STAY READY: A message from the jury is expected ANYTIME after 2pm (central) on November 10th to possibly January, 2015.
-SEATTLE, WA: Day Of – 6pm; Westlake Park, 4th & Pine
-TACOMA, WA: Day Of - 5-7pm; First Methodist Church, 621 Tacoma Ave S.

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-WASHINGTON, DCDay After – 5:30 pm; Mt. Vernon Square



-OSHKOSH, WI: Day Of – 5pm; Opera House Square, 315 N. Main St. At the Sun Dial.
-MILWAUKEE, WI: Day Of – 5pm; Red Arrow Park. No Justice, No compromise.
-MILWAUKEE, WI: tab – see link; Federal Court House, 517  E.  Wisconsin  Ave.



-TORONTO, CA: Immediately After Announcement; US Consulate, 360 University Ave; Dress for extremely cold weather.


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SIGN the Justice for Michael Brown Petition

Watch the video: Rebellion & Weekend of Resistance

The continuing uprising and struggle in Ferguson and St Louis & significance for building a movement against police terror. Interviews with people who are resisting and footage of resistance. Published 10/16/14.


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We, the undersigned,

    The police, with their riot gear, tear gas, rubber bullets, live ammunition and other weaponry, must immediately withdraw from Ferguson, Missouri.
  • Arrest and charge with murder the police officer who killed Michael Brown
  • Unconditional amnesty for those arrested and detained since Sun., Aug. 10, 2014


Oct8 & LA July 19, 2014

by on June 17, 2014

National Action: Fight the 1%

World Business Forum Oct 8

Endorse. Facebook. 1% Dropdown.
*Organizing Meeting for the PROTEST at the WORLD BUSINESS FORUM
WED ►AUG 6 @ 6:30 pm
147 West 24th St., Second Floor, NY
(Between 6th & 7th Ave • Near 23rd St subway stations)
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Describing itself as the “the biggest business event of the year” THE WORLD BUSINESS FORUM will bring some 5000 chief executive officers, and heads of the fortune 500 multi-billion dollar transnational corporations and banks to Radio City Music Hall in October. This is the invasion of the 1%. They make the decisions that fire workers, bust unions, and keep the wages that ordinary workers take home as low as possible. We will be there to say “No Way: Workers Need $15 & a union.”  Call 212-633-6646 or FaceBook.

FLASH: LA TIMES: Activists pitch L.A. ballot measure for citywide $15 minimum wage 

Citywide Los Angeles Workers Assembly!

Follow up Organizers Meeting August 9 – 3 PM. More info.
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For more info, call 323-306-6240


Speak out & testify: Can you survive on your pay? Missing hours in your pay check? Working part time & want full time? Facing racism on the job or harassed because you are a woman or LGBTQ or because of immigrant status? Join us to July 19, 2014.

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