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9/17 GM Protest Locations

Below is a list of locations for 9/17 protests against GM. Email jess@witnessforpeace.org if you would like to list another protest location.

Detroit--GM headquarters:

Where: 300 Renaissance Center Detroit, MI
When: 9/17 at 4pm
What: Protest at GM headquarters
Contact: Frank Hammer, fkhammer@ameritech.net or Diana Carolina, dcarolina1994@gmail.com

DC area--GM CEO Dan Akerson's home:

Where: McLean, VA. Meet at the WFP office (3628 12th St. NE, Washington, DC, 20017) at 12pm to travel from DC with others. Or contact walker@witnessforpeace.org if you'd like the address in McLean, VA.
When: 9/17 at 1pm
What: Protest at GM CEO's house
Contact: Walker Grooms, walker@witnessforpeace.org

Mankato, MN (where GM CEO Dan Akerson grew up):

Where:  Minnesota State University, Mankato Campus Mall, Mankato, MN
When:  September 17th, 11:00 to 3:00
What:  Speak-out in solidarity with workers in Colombia
Contact:  Jim Dimock, 507-304-1761, james.dimock@mnsu.edu
Click here to visit this event page on Facebook.

Portland, OR:

Where: St. Francis Park, 311 SE 12th - intersection of 12th and Oak
When: 9/14 from 5-10pm
What: Occupy Portland Open House with a group art project in preparation for S17 march
Contact: Paige Shell-Spurling, gmworkerpdx@gmail.com

Portland, OR:

Where: 6840 NE Killingsworth
When: 9/15 from 4-9pm
What: Dia de la Independencia Celebration. Celebration of Latin American history of struggle and resistance. Community event with traditional dance, food, and of course, the Grito!
Contact: Paige Shell-Spurling, gmworkerpdx@gmail.com

Portland, OR:

Where: 4920 NE 14th Place
When: 9/16 from 7-9pm
What: Peña in honor of the injured GM Colombian workers. A joining together of artists to create a night of live music that denounces the abuses of General Motors while growing the spirit of resistance.
Contact: Paige Shell-Spurling, gmworkerpdx@gmail.com

Portland, OR:

Where: 4920 NE 14th Place
When: 9/17 from 4pm sharp
What: S17 March in Solidarity with Injured General Motors Workers & in Celebration of Occupy Wall Street 1 Year Anniversary. March will begin at the east end of the Burnside Bridge (at intersection with MLK) and end at St. Francis Park with one stop at a Chevy dealer along the way. Peaceful, noisy march beginning at 4pm sharp. Free event, everyone welcome, bring something to make noise with for extra fun!
Contact: Paige Shell-Spurling, gmworkerpdx@gmail.com

Duluth, MN:

Where: 4770 Arrowhead Rd, Hermantown, MN
When:  September 17th, midday
What:  Letter to General Motors delivered to Kolar GMC
Contact:  Lyn Clark Pegg, 218-348-3048, carolynpegg@yahoo.com

Baltimore, MD:

Where: The Federal Building at the intersection of Lombard and Hopkins Pl.
When:  September 17th, 5:30pm
What:  Rally
Contact:  Join the Facebook event here.


Do you have an event to list or want to organize something, contact jess@witnessforpeace.org to add your location.

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