Vol. I, No. 4

MovetoAmend.org Far-Western NC-Sylva Newsletter, Vol. I, No. 4

UPCOMING EVENTS—Western NC Coalition Against Fracking:
August 5th -Swain County Coalition Against Fracking (organizing meeting) @ Marianna Black Library, 33 Fryemont St, Bryson City, NC 28713—6:30-8:30 August 11th Screening of Gasland 2@ Nantahala Brewing Company, 61 Depot St, Bryson City, NC 28713 7:00pm
August 13th -Jackson County Anti-fracking Organizing Meeting @Jackson County Library, 310 Keener St, Sylva, NC 28779 7:00pm (To add your name to mailing list, e-mail Sarah Kellogg – sarah@appvoices.org)
Breaking News: Sept 12, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, MEC Public Hearing in Western NC!
“Due to many requests from individuals, organizations, and businesses across western NC and the entire state, the Mining and Energy Commission (MEC) has decided to hold an additional rulemaking public hearing”
Research the information to be discussed online in the NC Register, published on July 15, 2014, under the section, Oil and Gas Conservation Proposed Rules, pages 106-162. http://www.oah.state.nc.us/rules/register/Volume%2029%20Issue%2002%20July%2015,%202014.pdf The hearing will be held at Western Carolina University’s Bardo Fine & Performing Arts Center, 199 Centennial Drive, Cullowhee, NC 28723

MOUNTAIN MORAL MONDAY returns to ASHEVILLE—August 4th (Pack Square Park @121 College St, Asheville, NC 28801 from 5:00-6:30 pm)
Ten thousand came in 2013. This year’s event will bring together thousands of people from across the region to protest what they see as destructive state policies and to help get out the vote in this year’s election. Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, President of the NC NAACP and other guest speakers, as well as Westsound and Blues and jazz great Kat Williams, will headline the rally.

Move to Amend’s affiliate in Far Western North Carolina-Sylva is coalition partnership of Occupy WNC and The Canary Coalition. Guests and new members always welcome! Each second and fourth Tuesday the Western NC MTA affiliate meets at the OccupyWNC General Assembly.
Our intent is to be a grassroots movement that is multi-racial, multi-generational, cross-gender orientation and identity, cross-party, cross-class and multi-cultural.
Our goal is a 28th Amendment to the US Constitution—nothing less than an end to the US Constitution rights of corporate “Personhood” and to elections where money is NOT “Speech.” Only then, will democracy have a chance to be legalized in the United States
Next meetings: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 – 7:00pm to 8:30pm ~ (August 26th, Sept. 9th) Jackson County’s Justice Center
401 Grindstaff Road Room 246
Sylva, NC 28779
See map: Google Maps
Please sign the petition to end Corporate Personhood:



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