By now youve seen the thousands of brave students, workers and the unemployed occupying Wall Street.But did you know that as of yesterday, there are over 300 solidarity "occupy events" happening across the countryand around the clock?In Philadelphia, 1,000+ individuals took to City Hall on Tuesday night.In Washington, D.C., people have camped out in McPherson Square, symbolically located on K Street, since lastweek.In L.A., citizens have spent six straight days and nights outside City Hall protesting against income inequality andjoblessness.The crowds and peaceful demonstrations will only get larger and louder as more Americans find the courage tostand up and demand Wall Street, CEOs and millionaires pay their fair share to create good jobs now.This is the moment that determines whether this movement succeeds or falls flat. Will you pledge to help themovement spread by visiting an Occupy event in Aurora? You can sign up and find a comprehensive list ofevents here:http://action.seiu.org/occupy-wall-street
Over the last few weeks weve seen crowds of "Occupy Wall Street" protestors capture the nations attention asthey stood their ground despite aggressive police behavior and hundreds of arrests.These courageous young activists have given us all a shot of inspiration and hope that we can indeed turn thiscountry around.We are proud of the actions taken by 1199 United Healthcare Workers East, SEIU 32BJ and other SEIU local unionsto support the Wall Street protests.But as we talk to other "Occupy" participants across the country, they tell us their first need is people.So were working with our friends at Daily Kos to see if we can help.Find an Occupy event happening in your city and pledge to sign up to get involved. You can do that here:http://action.seiu.org/occupy-wall-streetAs part of a peaceful, united movement we can do so much more to demonstrate the increasing urgency of thecrisis our country faces and shine a light on those responsible.