Before many people made it to the polls on Tuesday, allies of the water protectors blocked traffic at a major intersection in San Francisco. Banners read, “What they do to the water, they do to us.” That is just one of the messages allies brought back from Standing Rock.
Pam Tau Lee and Cece Carpio journeyed to Standing Rock and joined Nonogirl in studio. Pam visited Standing Rock in late September. Cece visited in late October. Also joining them is Barbara Mumby who will be heading out to Standing Rock with her daughter next week.
People are encouraged to participate in a phone call and letter writing day of action on Monday, November 14. There is also a national day of action. The Bay Area action starts at sunrise (6:30) on Tuesday, November 15 at San Francisco Civic Center Plaza.
We also digest the election results with Sonali Kolhatkarand Cayden Mak. Sonali hosts KPFK’s Uprising, which connects global issues with local ones. Cayden is the executive director of 18 Million Rising, which promotes AAPI civic engagement, influence, and movement by leveraging the power of technology and social media.