If you are new to the movement and looking for ways to engage, you might begin by declaring your personal independence from Wall Street. Shop at local independent stores where possible, and purchase locally made goods when available. Make similar choices as to where you work and invest. Join the voluntary simplicity movement by cutting back on unnecessary consumption.
Pay with cash at local merchants to save them the credit card fee. Do your banking with an independent local community bank or credit union that will invest your money back in your community. Coop America provides a useful free Investing in Communities guide.
If you are drawn to engage with others, keep in mind that there is no magic bullet solution and no one individual is going to resolve the dysfunctions of Wall Street’s misadventures by themself. The key is to find opportunities to contribute that fit your distinctive skills, passion, and connections.