Dear MoveOn member,
Have you ever been one factoid away from getting your conservative uncle to agree that Wall Street has too much political influence? Or been oh-so-close to convincing your banker friend that Big Banks, in fact, cannot be trusted to regulate themselves?
Conversations like these aren't about scoring political points—they're about getting our friends and family to wake up to a crisis that's costing millions of Americans their homes, jobs, and retirement savings.
The 99% movement is gearing up for a big spring. To get a head start, MoveOn members around the country are throwing Inside Job movie parties on February 11 and 12. The Oscar-nominated documentary shows exactly how Wall Street's risky behavior—and Washington's inaction—caused the global economic collapse.
Movie parties are a fun way to connect socially with MoveOn members—and a smart way to learn about a key issue before upcoming local and national elections. We need a local MoveOn member to sign up to host a party in Inwood. Organizing a party is simple—and you'll have a step-by-step guide to help. Can you host a party in your community?
Understanding what Wall Street did to us doesn't require a degree in economics. In fact, millions of Americans can learn what happened in under two hours. Inside Job provides a straightforward explanation of what happened and who's responsible—and can bring more people into the 99% movement for economic change.
Whether you want to throw a private party for friends or meet up with other MoveOn members, hosting a party is a great way to meet progressives in your community and talk about how we can create change together. Can you host an Inside Job movie party on February 11 or 12? Click here for more information and to sign up:
Thanks for all you do.
–Lenore, Mark, Marika, Sarah, and the rest of the team
P.S. Once you register for an event, you'll get access to a Host Guide and priority emails with tips and materials to help you throw a great party.
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