Sierra Club
Sierra Club Press Release

February 15, 2012

What: An Official ‘Occupation’ with Friends and Allies of the Occupy Movement, featuring three days of direct action events and speakers

When: Presidents’ Day Weekend, February, 17, 18, and 19, 2012

Where: Wichita, Kansas – hometown & headquarters of Koch Industries, the Koch Brothers & the Koch funded think tank, the Kansas Policy Institute

Why: To ‘Occupy Koch Town!’ and tell the Koch Brothers NO Keystone XL tar sands pipeline

More Information:


Monta Welch, Member Occupy Columbia, MO
President/Founder, Interfaith Care for Creation
Columbia Climate Change Coalition
573-777-2216 (c)

Yvonne A. Cather, Chair, Sierra Club Kansas Chapter
316-522-4741 or 316-204-8920 (c)

Kent Rowe, Member Occupy Wichita
Former Green Party Mayor of Longton, Kansas
316-409-7178 (c)

On February 17-19, Presidents’ Day Weekend, a broad coalition will ‘Occupy Koch Town!’ the hometown and headquarters of the Koch brothers, Koch Industries, and their personally funded Kansas Policy Institute ‘think tank.’

We will put the Kochs and other Big Corporate 1% on notice! We will tell the Koch Brothers to STOP pushing the dirty Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and stop destroying the climate; public health; our air, water and soil; our freedom and democracy!

More information at:

Find Occupy Koch Town on Facebook Event Page: Search: Occupy Koch Town or at:

Follow Occupy Koch Town on Twitter: hashtag OKT with #OKT, you can also do #OccupyKochTown.