Date: October 2016 to Present
Role: Lead Organizer & co-founder
Organized a rally for Jane’s Birthday to spread awareness of Wells Fargo and other Banks funding Fossil Fuels, Private Prisons and Immigrant Detention Centers.]
The #BankExit campaign encourages citizens to withdraw their money from banks such as Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Chase, Citibank, and HSBC, notifying them that their will not support financial institutions that fund Dakota Access that supports the fossil fuel economy and undermines Native American sovereignty.
It was launched November 3rd, 2016 by Susan Sarandon and activist Jay Ponti. Amongst the initial campaign organizers and supporters were Mark Raffalo, Shailene Woodley, Dennis Kucinich, The Young Turks, and Robert Kennedy Jr.
The #BankExit campaign based in Los Angeles has recently joined forces with the organizers of the New York based DefundDAPL.org movement