Events

Join Communities, Activists, Organizations, and Occupations in putting a stop to the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks that threaten our very way of existence by getting the word out, distributing flyers, organizing rallies and marches, and demonstrating outside of the ongoing trade talks across the globe! Here’s what some other cities in the nation have been doing to fight TPP!

See photos, videos, and articles from the events here, here, and here.

San Diego, CA -  July 2-10

July 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 - People’s Conference: A Better World Is Possible!

A Better World is Possible! Keep these evenings open for roundtable discussions each night on different topics at our educational conference!

Monday, July 2, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Logan Heights Public Library: 567 South 28th Street, San Diego

Tuesday, July 3, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Centro Cultural de la Raza: 2125 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101

Thursday, July 5, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Centro Cultural de la Raza: 2125 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101

Thursday, July 5, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
World Beat Center: 2100 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101

Friday, July 6, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Peace Resource Center: 3850 Westgate Place, San Diego, CA 92105

Saturday, July 7, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Peace Resource Center: 
3850 Westgate Place, San Diego, CA 92105


Saturday, July 7 – Pots and Pans March!

10:30 am — Gather at Freedom Plaza (Civic Center)

11:00 am — MARCH BEGINS

Noon — Rally in the park adjacent to Hilton Bayfront Hotel and Convention Center

Get your Pots and Pans Ready!

Dallas, TX – May 8-19

International trade ministers and corporate lobbyists will be descending on Texas from May 8 to 18 for a critical trade summit aimed at rushing the secretive new Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Free Trade Agreement toward completion. The Texas Fair Trade Coalition and our allies are planning to welcome them — and we need you to join us.

TPP: Out of the Shadows!
Rally for Good Jobs, Affordable Medicine & a Healthy Environment
Saturday, May 12 * 1:00pm
Addison Circle Park * 15650 Addison Rd * Addison, TX

The May 12th rally and march is the main event while negotiators are in town. It features a permitted rally with trade justice advocates from around the world, followed by a march down to the negotiation site. It has been endorsed by the Citizens Trade Campaign, Code Pink, Communications Workers of America, Dallas AFL-CIO Council, Dallas Peace Center, Friends of the Earth, International Association of Machinists, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, MoveOn.org Dallas, National Family Farm Coalition, North Texas Jobs with Justice, Occupy Austin, Occupy Dallas, Occupy Texas, Public Citizen, Sierra Club, Texas AFL-CIO, Texas State Building Trades Council, United Steelworkers, United Students Against Sweatshops, Welcoming Immigrants Network and many others.

Download a PDF flyer for the May 12th action

No Back Room Deals for the 1%
Press Event Demanding Transparency
Tuesday, May 8 * 10:00am
Intercontinental Dallas Hotel * 15201 Dallas Parkway * Addison, TX

The Texas AFL-CIO, the Texas Fair Trade Coalition and others will hold a press conference demanding transparency in the TPP negotiations and delivering a petition urging that negotiators release the texts.

Sign the petition that will be delivered to U.S. trade negotiators in Texas

The TPP Opening Bash
Global Activist Reception & Teach-In
Thursday, May 10 * 6:00pm
Community Center for Cooperation * 2900 Live Oak St * Dallas, TX

Join trade justice advocates from around the world for an activist reception starting at 6:00pm, followed by a teach-in at 7:00pm with national and international speakers including Lori Wallach (Global Trade Watch), Celeste Drake (AFL-CIO), Ilana Solomon (Sierra Club), Sanya Reid Smith (Third World Network) and Kelli Seals-Obazee (Dallas Peace Center).

Other Events
Other events are being organized for throughout the negotiations.