Earth Eve Climate Change March Forward

Dear Fellow Climate-Concerned Rochesterians,

We were blown away when so many of you participated in the Rochester Global March for Climate Action this past November. Together we took to the streets in record numbers to ask our global leaders to put survival first.  

Thursday, April 21st, from 5-6 p.m. we will again join together to rally and march downtown, to celebrate Earth Day in solidarity with communities nation-wide, and to raise awareness of climate issues and meaningful actions we can all take to protect Mother Earth. The event is sponsored by Mothers Out Front

The  will start and end at Washington Square Park, corner of Court Street and Clinton Avenue and will include a short march. Petitions and information will be available, with personal actions to take, ways to remain politically involved, and upcoming programs locally.

WHO: Rochesterians concerned about climate change

WHAT: Earth Eve Climate March Forward, Sponsored by Mothers Out Front

WHEN: Thursday, April 21st 2016 5-6 p.m (gathering starts at 4:45pm)

WHERE: Washington Square Park, North Clinton Ave. and Court Street, Downtown Rochester

SPEAKERS:

  • Myra Brown – Associate Pastor and leader of Mother Earth Groups and Spiritus Anti-Racism Coalition (SPARC), Spiritus Christi Church

  • Elizabeth Henderson – CSA pioneer, author, expert on agriculture & carbon sequestration

  • Mary Lupien – Mothers Out Front Rochester community organizer / community activist

MUSIC: Alfred St. John on Steel Drum, Mt. Hope World Singers, Raging Grannies

ACCESS: ASL interpreted, wheelchair accessible, public bathrooms nearby, vegan food for sale.

RSVP for the march on our facebook event page, AND INVITE YOUR FRIENDS!:https://www.facebook.com/events/1013644458705838/

See more upcoming local climate events on the RPCC website:http://www.rochesterclimateaction.org/

 

In solidarity for our Mother Earth,

The Earth Eve Climate March Forward Planning Committee
Wendy Low, Wendy Burwell, Mary Lupien, Paul Flansburg, Frank Regan, Mary Moore


AFFILIATED RPCC EVENT:
The Sierra Club will be presenting their 18th Annual Forum – Agriculture and Climate: Unleashing Sustainable Choices at the First Universalist Church. Doors open at 6, awards at 6:30, speakers at 7 P.M.

Mothers Out Front “Mobilizing for a Livable Climate” is an organization of mothers, grandmothers, and others who can no longer be silent and still about the very real danger that climate change poses to our children’s and grandchildren’s future. Learn more about Mothers Out Front athttps://www.MothersOutFront.org

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