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Why 99% Spring?

During the week of April 9-15, 100,000 people will train to engage in non-violent direct action in the name of a new economic vision.

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Conviction without action is impotence. The question that many of us will ask ourselves in 5 years, 10 years, 20 years is this:  When it was clear we were deep down the path toward untenable economic and political inequality, did our action match the power of our convictions? This  99 % Spring , we will prepare ourselves to ensure we have a good answer to that question.  We hope you will join us

George Goehl is the executive director of National People’s Action, a network of metropolitan and statewide membership organizations dedicated to advancing economic and racial justice. George has been an organizer and strategist for 17 years, crafting city, state, and federal campaigns on issues ranging from preventing foreclosures, outlawing predatory lending, and advancing immigration reform. Under George’s leadership National People’s Action has helped lead the fight to hold big banks accountable, advance financial reform, and prevent foreclosures. He is a co-founder of the New Bottom Line, a national alignment designed to restructure our relationship with Wall Street and the financial sector and advance a vision of a more equitable and sustainable economy.

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