Core Principles

 


Occupy Petaluma is an action network of concerned individuals who are joined by the desire to restore financial and social justice for the 99%. We are working to take Main Street back from Washington and Wall Street.

Occupy Petaluma ~ Affirmation of Core Principles

1. Nonviolent resistance to the corporate state
We are engaged in nonviolent resistance to the corporate state because it fails to recognize the rule of law, democratic values and institutions, the common good and the sacredness of all life. Our resistance arises from a concern for the survival of our community, humanity and the planet.

2. Community solidarity and sustainability
We are engaged in an effort to build a sustainable community through actions that promote solidarity. Community solidarity and sustainability arise from everyday practices that prioritize the interests of our local community over those of the corporate state within a framework of global concern and responsibility..

3. Mutual compassion and care
We are engaged in the practice of mutual compassion and care. It is a natural outgrowth of the horizontal structure of the Occupy movement that emphasizes consensus, respect, equality of participation and shared power. We recognize the centrality of compassionate dialogue and caring relationships in our struggle for justice.

 

Latest News & Announcements

An Open Letter to the Occupy Movement
Fukushima Response
“Pedal for Justice” Jan.6 to Protest Wells Fargo
City of Petaluma Seeks Protection for Homeowners and Damages
Recent News
An Open Letter to the Occupy Movement

An Open Letter to the Occupy Movement

This resolution was adopted by the Occupy Petaluma General Assembly and printed in the Petaluma Argus Courier on 2-16-2012. The Occupy Movement is facing a defining moment as it responds to recent confrontations between Occupiers and police in several cities. If we hope to mature as a movement, and achieve the support of the majority [...]

Fukushima Response

Fukushima Response

We have convened a ‘Fukushima Response’ Campaign. Please contact John B. if you are interested in working on this vitally important issue - jobertu@gmail.com http://enenews.com/gunter-international-effort-must-now-be-mounted-to-prevent-further-catastrophe-at-fukushima-japan-yet-to-ask-for-outside-help-video ********************************************************************************************************** As part of a presentation in Kansai, Japan on May 12th 2012, Maggie and Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Energy Education answered specific questions asked by symposium organizers regarding the condition [...]

“Pedal for Justice” Jan.6 to Protest Wells Fargo

“Pedal for Justice” Jan.6 to Protest Wells Fargo

OCCUPY PETALUMA Solidarity Working Group Critical Mass Bike Event in Solidarity with Occupy Santa Rosa “Pedal for Justice” January 6, 2012 to Wells Fargo Protest Download the Press Release (PDF) (PETALUMA, 12/30/11) Occupy Petaluma is excited to announce its first Critical Mass Bike Event, “Pedal for Justice” on January 6th. All are welcome to join [...]

City of Petaluma Seeks Protection for Homeowners and Damages

City of Petaluma Seeks Protection for Homeowners and Damages

The Petaluma City Council voted to seek legal protection for homeowners faced with foreclosures and evictions. In the letter to California Attorney General, Kamala Harris, Mayor David Glass writes, “To protect homeowners from losing their homes to mortgage fraud, the Petaluma City Council, by unanimous vote of the Council Members present at the December 19, [...]

The Foreclosure Crisis in Sonoma County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCCUPY PETALUMA Outreach Committee CONTACT: John Bertucci 707-775-8617 jobertu@gmail.com OCCUPY PETALUMA Foreclosure Crisis working group – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – “The Foreclosure Crisis in Sonoma County” Sunday, Dec. 18, 5:00-7:00 PM – 35 Liberty St, Petaluma (PETALUMA, 12/13/11) [...]

Community Alignment Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCCUPY PETALUMA Outreach Committee CONTACT: John Bertucci 707-775-8617 jobertu@gmail.com (Download the Press Release: PDF) OCCUPY PETALUMA Community Alignment Plan, Winter 2011/12 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – New phase in OP Public Presence Approved unanimously at GA 12/10/11 (PETALUMA, [...]

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