Virginia Organizing is part of the New Bottom Line, a coaltion of organization nationwide that is working with congregations, unions, and community organizations across the country to move their money from the big banks with a goal of taking back $1 billion before the end of the year. Virginia Organizing/The New Bottom Line is supporting local groups and congregations with a toolkit.
Working with The Other 98%, The New Bottom Line is launching www.moveourmoneyusa.org that allows individualsand community groups to self-organize public events and actions to move money out of the big banks in their community. We want to make moving our money a collective action that shows that people are organized and ready to demand that the big banks invest in our communities! The website provides tools for creating and promoting events, the how-to’s of putting together a successful action, and a report back form for groups and individuals on the total amount of money moved, with the goal of getting to a total of $1 billion.