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A Flood on Wall Street – Sept. 22, NYC

It’s a double-whammy! One! Two! The day right after the NYC People’s Climate March, there will be a massive sit-in on Wall Street on Monday, Sept. 22.

Flood Wall Street: A Massive Sit-In

September 22nd – Flood, blockade, sit-in, and shut down the institutions that are profiting from the climate crisis. Wear Blue.

On Monday, September 22nd at 9:00 am, thousands of people will gather at Battery Park in Lower Manhattan to confront the root cause of the climate crisis – an economic system based on exploiting frontline communities, workers and natural resources. On the heels of the largest-ever march on climate change, we have an opportunity to transform the economic system driving this crisis.

Wearing blue to represent the sea that surrounds us, we rise to the steps of the NY Stock Exchange at 12:00 pm, flooding the area with our bodies in a massive sit-in – a collective act of nonviolent civil disobedience – to confront the system that both causes and profits from the crisis that is threatening humanity.

There is no time to waste – Wall Street must be transformed. Through the power of people taking collective action we will build an economy based on justice and sustainability and stop the climate crisis.


Go to the Flood Wall Street website to learn more.

People’s Climate March – Advice from Bruce Lee: Be the Water

People gonna rise like the water
gonna calm this crisis down
i hear the voice of my great daunter
saying shut down wall street now.


Wear Blue

Can’t make it to Wall Street tomorrow? Wherever you are, wear blue! People everywhere will be wearing blue, the color of the sea, to show solidarity with the Flood Wall Street sit-in.


About The Author

JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She writes fiction about an alpha Bichon named Chester, and his friends--with a dash of humor and a dab of poli-sci. JoAnn worked professionally in the Psychology and Information Science fields. Retired now, she enjoys the creative life.


  1. smilecalm

    it was a wonderful day in blue 🙂

  2. stevenm13

    People, your falling for the propaganda. They want a carbon tax to take more of your money and control every aspect of your life. Climate change is not manmade. Every planet in the solar system is experiencing climate change.

    • JoAnn Chateau

      Thank you for commenting. I’ll watch the video at your link when I have a chance this evening.

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