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Occupy Graduation & new Doo-Occupy video (Cameo by Ben Cohen!)

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Watch NEW Doo-Occupy Video with Guest Appearance by Ben Cohen! Sign-up to Occupy Graduation & order Balls-N-Chains for you and your friends! Creative Call for Student Debt Jubilee & Free Higher Education ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This music video was created as part of the Doo-Occupy to Bail Out America project, a collaboration instigated by the Backbone […]

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Eviction Protection Organizer Training April 28 & 29 in Tacoma, WA

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Declare the Pacific Northwest an Eviction FREE Zone! Eviction Protection Organizer Training Join us this weekend, April 28 & 29 in Tacoma, WA Learn from the country’s best with trainers from City Life/Vida Urbana of Boston ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This is an incredible opportunity for us West Coast activists to learn from the best. The City […]

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The Doo-Occupy, Bail Out America!

The Doo-Occupy, Bail Out America trainings and actions will take place in Washington, DC Friday night March 30 – Tuesday, April 3. The American Spring is nearly upon us. The Doo-Occupy! Bail Out America project, is a collaboration instigated by the Backbone Campaign to bring best practices in community organizing for eviction protection, student debt […]

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American Spring: Strategies for Growing from Occupation to Liberation

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ American Spring: Strategies for Growing from Occupation to Liberation Kazu Haga and Bill Moyer lead interactive strategy presentations and dialog THIS Saturday, February 4, Noon-4pm in Seattle Sunday – Kingian Nonviolence Intro Training by Kazu ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ American Spring Saturday, February 4, Noon-4 PM (Sunday training and meeting information further below) Location: American Friends Service […]

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99% Choir Forecloses on Bank of America!

A product of Backbone Campaign’s latest creative collaboration with The Other 98%, and our allies at Washington Community Action Network and the Seattle Labor Chorus. For related organizing tools, podcasts, action and training opportunities visit the Backbone Campaign. Our CUOrganizer.org resource page will help those interested in organizing their community to move money out of […]

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RSVP – 12/22 Student Debt Jubilee & Why Higher Education Ought to Be Free – This Thursday evening at 5:30 PAC/8:30 EST

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ RSVP for Student Debt Jubilee & Why Higher Education Ought to Be Free Join us for the conference call interview and recording for our newest podcast. Thursday, December 22 – 5:30 PAC/8:30 EST ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This year, unpaid college student loans will exceed $1 trillion for the first time. For the first time ever, student […]