April 29th marks 100 days of the Trump administration
Remarks to be given by Senators Shaheen and Hassan
CONCORD, NH – 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. Volunteers from across New Hampshire and neighboring states will gather on Saturday morning in front of the State House in Concord on April 29 at 9 a.m. until 12p.m.
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
The People’s Climate March is a global movement to give opportunities for people to demonstrate their concerns for the future of our planet. A large rally is scheduled for Washington, DC on the same day. Other NH sister rally locations: Keene, and Portsmouth. Details and information about the global movement and local marches can be found at www.peoplesclimate.org.
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; ECO Action; NH Plastic Pollution Alliance; United Church of Christ, NH Conference, Environmental Stewardship Mission Group; Indivisible NH – Citizens in Action for Democracy; Sutton Conservation Commission, Kearsarge Changing Climate Change, 350NH and more are expected.
WHAT: People’s Climate Rally
WHO: Speakers Confirmed:
- Andru Volinski, NH Executive Councilor, District 2
- Sterling Chase, Native American Advocate
- Jorgie Ingram, Kearsarge Changing Climate Change
- Jerry Curran, NH Sierra Club
- Rebecca Whitley, Moms Clean Air Force
- Others to be Announced
- Speakers Invited: NH Congressional Delegation
WHEN: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017
WHERE: In front of the New Hampshire State House, Main Street, Concord
OTHER: Photo and interview opportunities with volunteers and staff.
The Sierra Club’s members and supporters are over 2 million of your friends and neighbors across the country, with 12,000 in New Hampshire. Inspired by nature, we work to protect our communities and the planet. The Sierra Club is America’s oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.