Sunday, November 20, 2011

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Dear friend,

You've got to watch this video. A heroic group of people is marching 230 miles from Occupy Wall Street to Washington, to call on the Super Committee and Congress to stand with the 99%. 

Ten days ago, they left New York City with a small group, and they've grown to nearly 50. They'll deliver their message to Capitol Hill by November 23, the last day for the congressional Super Committee to vote on a proposal that could slash Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid instead of raising taxes on the 1%.

They march all day, every day, enduring rain and freezing temperatures, bleeding blisters, and aching legs. They literally are putting their bodies on the line to bring the message of the 99% to Congress. 

Yesterday, we caught up with them and made a quick video. It's powerful stuff! Can you check it out and share it? We need to spread the word about this march, and about the Super Committee's important decision.

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Watch the video

For each one of these marchers, there are literally millions of people who depend on vital programs like Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. These protestors march for countless families and children. They march for justice and fairness. They march for all of us.

Now it's up to us to spread their story. That's how we help them succeed. The marchers will get to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, a day before the Super Committee's final deadline. Let's make it impossible for anyone—including the 12 members of the Super Committee—to ignore their arrival.

Please click here to watch and share the video with your friends and family. 

Thank you for being a part of, and believing in, this movement.

–Ian, Natalie, Van, Billy, Jim, Somer and the rest of the team at Rebuild The Dream Innovation Fund

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