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Support Olympia Stands – Donation Drop Off

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Folks from Demand Utopia will be hanging out at Bi-Partisan Cafe to accept donations for the Olympia Blockade. If you can't make it up please drop off some items to help the cause because there's much the defenders still need!

Supplies that are needed -Firewood -tyvec -tent sticks -cinderblocks -flat boards like plywood -splints, -gauze -medical tape, -masks -goggles -walkie talkies -suitcases -scissors, -plastic tubs -dish soap -socks -talcum powder

We will be at the cafe from 4-8pm so please swing by.

about the blockade:

Olympia Stand, a climate justice coalition, has constructed a blockade of an oil fracking train departing from the Port. As we write, the blockade has entered its fifth day and on the 1-year anniversary of another anti-fracking blockade which lasted one week.

During last year’s blockade – inspired by the Water Protectors at Standing Rock – hundreds of people collaborated to construct a makeshift camp on the train tracks. They were evicted on the 7th day through a joint and overwhelming force of Washington State Patrol, Olympia Police Department, Thurston County Sherrif’s Department and Union Pacific Police Department. During the eviction, 12 demonstrators were arrested and others were struck with less-lethal weapons.

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