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People’s Climate March – April 29, 2017

Saturday, April 29, marks the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, and climate activists will challenge reversals to climate protections on federal and state levels.  The People’s Climate March is a global movement to give opportunities for people to demonstrate their concerns for the future of our planet.  Below is more information on events taking place this day:

Washington DCDetails and information about the global movement and local marches can be found at www.peoplesclimate.org

New Hampshire: Concord State House from 9am-12 noon: Organized by the Sierra Club.  

Demonstrating the importance of climate protections, the rally will highlight health impacts, local and national climate trends, Native American stories, and, student leader voices, as well as policy experts. Activities include hand drumming, creating kid-friendly posters, contacting decision makers, creating local teams, and waving signs. Vendors from non-profits will have free information and other items. Family friendly. Dogs on leashes, please. Open and free to the public. Please register here: http://sc.org/pcm

Sponsors for the People’s Climate Rally in Concord include NH Sierra Club, Union of Concerned Scientists; Conservation Law Foundation; League of Conservation Voters; Mom’s Clean Air Force; NH Rights and Democracy; NH Peace Action; Friends of Mount Sunapee; ECO Action; NH Plastic Pollution Alliance; NH Environmental Stewardship Group of the United Church of Christ ; Indivisible NH – Citizens in Action for Democracy; Sutton Conservation Commission, Kearsarge Changing Climate Change, 350NH and more are expected.

WHO:   Speakers Confirmed:

Andru Volinski, NH Executive Councilor, Dist 2 Sterling Chase, Native American Advocate State Representative Robert Backus, Manchester and member of the Science, Technology and Energy Committee

Jorgie Ingram, Kearsarge Changing Climate Change

Sam Shain, Kearsarge Changing Climate Change Jerry Curran, NH Sierra Club

Jonathan Hopkins, Board Member of the NH Council of Churches and Reverend at Concordia Lutheran Church in Concord, NH

Laura Lynch, NH Pipeline Awareness Network Rebecca Whitley, Moms Clean Air Force

Ian Raymond, Sanbornton Energy Advocate

Michele Tremblay, Rivers and Watershed Advocate Others to be Announced

More information can be found at http://bit.ly/climate_rally.

The Citizens Climate Lobby of NH will have a table here.  Please come and stop by to learn how you can help create the political will to address climate change from fossil fuels!  Learn more at http://CitizensClimateLobby.org/.

Vermont:  Vermont State House 115 State St, Montpelier, VT at 1pm.  More information can be found at https://actionnetwork.org/events/peoples-climate-march-vermont?source=gplus

Other regions:  Marches in your area:  You can learn about where to find local marches at https://peoplesclimate.org/sister-marches/

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