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Before it exploded, BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling rig was owned and operated by Transocean, the same company Chevron--the largest lease holder in the Gulf--contracts with for its massive Gulf offshore operations.

On May 25, representatives from communities harmed by -- and fighting back against -- The Chevron Corporation are coming to Houston to confront the oil giant at its annual shareholder meeting. Across the globe, Chevron's operations put our climate, security, and the health of our communities at great risk. That's why it's the focus of a growing resistance movement. Community leaders from Angola, Burma, New Mexico, Australia, Kazakhstan, Alaska, Ecuador, Texas, Nigeria, California, Colombia, Mississippi, Canada, Thailand, and Wyoming; representatives of Iraq Veterans Against the War; and more have recorded our stories of struggle and success against Chevron in "The True Cost of Chevron: an Alternative Annual Report, 2010". We will share them at a Public Forum on May 25. Then, on May 26, we will confront Chevron at its Houston headquarters. Join us for a fun and colorful protest rally.

IVAW & Global Exchange Outreach Event in Austin

Saturday, May 22, 7:00pm
Monkey Wrench Books
110 E North Loop Blvd
Austin, TX

Public Forum on Struggle and Success
Tuesday, May 25, 6-8pm
Rice Media Center
Entrance #8
Stockton @ University Blvd
Houston, Texas 77005

Special Screening of Sweet Crude and Q&A with oil worker and Nigerian activists 
Tuesday, May 25, 8:30pm Angelika Theater
500 Texas St.
Houston, TX

Protest Rally at Chevron's Headquarters
Wednesday, May 26, 7-11am
1500 Lousiana St.
Houston, TX 77002

Global Exchange

Rainforest Action Network

The True Cost of Chevron Network

Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services

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