GMO Free Washington
Seattle Center - Fisher Green
(Between Fisher Pavillion & South Fountain Lawn)
305 Harrison Street (see map below)
Seattle, WA 98109
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When 11 AM
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
500 5th Ave. North
When 12 Noon (after rally at Seattle Center - above)
Friday March 16 - International day to bring attention to Monsanto's greed and inhuman attempt to take over the WORLD food supply.
(For those who think this is too powerful a statement, please do your homework)
As of Sunday March 4th - there were :
over 2200 communities and or people particpating all over the world.
Please post this link on FB to alert your non Seattle friends
In Seattle we'll bring attention to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and their corporate ties to Monsanto and Bill Gates' attempt to spread Genetically Engineered crops all over Africa.
(For further research see below)
We need everyone's help to spread this all over the country / world.
Please GIVE OUT (Post on FB) to alert and gather your Seattle friends.
The more people who hear - the larger our crowd to protest Gates' involvement
Friday March 16
11 AM - 12 Noon
Assembly and teach in at Fisher Pavillion on South Fountain lawn.
Speakers addressing the issues:
William Aal - Washington Biotechnology Action Council
Heather Day - Community Alliance for Global Justice
Kristen Beifus – Washington Fair Trade Coalition
Les Berenson MD - GMO Free Washington
12 Noon - 1 PM
We will walk across the street to protest at Bill & Melinda Gates foundation office.
500 5th Ave. North
Bring signs / posters. We will have a dozen hazmat suits to wear so bring and wear anything showing the toxic poisoning of our food supply.
References and research :
AGRA Watch brochure
AGRA Watch flier for the grand opening of Gates Foundation
Countering Corporate Propaganda -
A closer examination of the common claims for GMOs (by AGRA Watch : 2-2012)
Worldwide Mobilizations Against Monsanto Continue -
by Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair (Community Alliance & Global Justice) Jan 31st, 2012
AGRA WATCH Website : http://www.seattleglobaljustice.org/agra-watch/