Timeline

TIMELINE OVERVIEW OF OCCUPY WINSTON-SALEM’S MAJOR ACTIONS

 

October 2011

  • Bank of America Protest  (Stratford Rd.)
  • Wells Fargo Protest (Downtown)
  • Speak-Out at Duke Energy Hearing (High-Point)
  • ‘Move Your Money’ & Bank Bailout Protest (Five Points/Stratford)

November 2011

  • Solidarity Protest with Charlotte (Downtown Charlotte)
  • Veterans Day March
  • Occupy Wall St. 2 month Anniversary/ Oakland Solidarity (off Hwy 52)
  • City Council & Safety Review Meetings
  • Wells Fargo CEO Demonstration (Benton Center)

December 2011

  • Homeless Children’s March (part of Christmas Parade Downtown)
  • March & Rally or sustainable Employment w/ Occupy GSO (Greensboro)
  • Open Air Meetings – City Hall Lawn (met with police repression)
  • City Council member proposes making City Hall grounds private
  • Walkupy visits- March from Bethesda Homeless Shelter to City Hall
  • New Years Resolution: “Keep Public Property Public!’

January 2012

  • Speak out for Free Speech & Assembly at City Council & Safety Committee
  • Occupy Winston wins a First Amendment victory: allowed to meet on City Hall grounds 24/7
  • MLK March with Minster’s Conference
  • MLK Celebration – Civic Plaza
  • Occupy Congress: Winston makes national press  (Washington D.C.)
  • Solidarity with Occupy Charlotte – protest anti-assembly laws passed by City/ Civil Disobedience

February 2012

  • Historic Thousands on Jones for Economic & Racial Justice March: RALEIGH NATIONAL DAY OF PROTEST
  • LEAP INTO ACTION AGAINST ALEC & CORPORATE GREED! Wells-Fargo & Reynolds
  • Teach-In on Corporate Influence:Specific Laws Which Legalize Tax Evasion
  • Statewide Occupy General Assembly – Raleigh

March 2012

  • Potluck & Open Forum at Green Street Church
  •  #M17 Celebrate 6 months of Occupy Wall St. Event Day Civic Park
  • Amendment One Teach-In at Forsyth Central Library Auditorium

April 2012

  • A.L.E.C. Teach-In and Forum @ WSSU Rally to Save the Post Office @ 5 Points with AFLCIO NC
  • SR 1789 Protest with Postal Workers @ 5 Points
  • 99% Spring Civil Disobedience Training @ WFU with MoveOn.Org
  • Tax Day Post Office Closing Protest at Waughtown PO

 May 2012

  • May Day - An Injury to One is an Injury to All – Greensboro 5/1/2012
  • March on Reynolds Shareholder’s Meeting with Farm Labor Organizing Committee – 5/3/2012
  • Voter Registration Drive with Masjid Al-Muminun 5/5/2012
  • Bank of America Shareholder’s Meeting – Charlotte NC 5/9/2012
  • ALEC protest Sunday 5/13/2012
  • KKK Protest, Harmony, NC 5/26/12
  • Love Not Hate Rally – “Rev” Worley’s Hate-Speech protest 5/27/12 Newton NC

June 2012

  • Citizens United Petition Drive – Next 99 Days Summer Kickoff at Civic Plaza 6/1/2012
  • Conflict and Peace Studies of UNCG – Noam Chomsky  - Israel/Palestine: Concrete Solutions Towards Peace

 6/2/2012
  • Citizens United Petition Drive – Food Lion at Hawthorne & Miller 6/4/2012
  • FRACK-Free NC Lobby Day – Raleigh, NC 6/5/2012
  • Novant Layoff Protest – Silas Creek & Miller St, 6/6/2012
  • Novant Layoff Protest #2 Silas Creek & Miller St, 6/27/2012
  • Rally Against Amendment One Halifax Mall, Raleigh 6/30/2012
  • Above it All Rally for Jonathan Walls, Moore Square, Raleigh 6/30/2012

July 2012

  • Citizens United Petition Drive and Movie Night 4th and Trade July 6 Teach In/Petition Drive/ Street Art
  • Big Business Health Care Making Us Sick? United Church of Christ, Health Care for ALL NC Teach In 7/12/2012
  • Corporations Are People? Teach-In Central Library, 7/18/2012
  • Music as a Form of Protest Teach-In Wake Forest School of Music 7/24/2012

Sept 2012

  • FestivalLiberacion, Charlotte NC 9/1/12
  • March on Wall Street South, Charlotte NC 9/2/12
  • Labor Day Parade/Southern Worker’s Assembly, Charlotte 9/3/12
  • March for Bradley Manning, Charlotte, 9/4/12
  • #S17 – OWS Anniversary, New York, NY 9/15 – 9/18

October 2012

  • Anthony’s Plot Festival of Shelters, 5th Street, W.S 9/30 – 10/7
  • They Come to America – The True Cost of Illegal Immigration, Rockingham Community College, Wentworth, NC 10/8/12
  • Black Panther Party Memorial Dedication, MLK Drive & 5th Street, Winston Salem 10/14

November 2012

  • Walmart Hanes Mall Blvd Protest 11/17 *date might be off, but we did protest this weekend
  • Walmart Hanes Mill Rd Protest 11/25

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