Planning for Northern California People's Climate Rally

Help build the Northern California People's Climate Rally to be held in conjunction with the UN Climate Summit and People's Climate March in New York.  Come to a planning meeting on August 26 to help with outreach, program, and logistics.  See information sheet below to learn more about the rally.

Northern California

PEOPLE'S CLIMATE RALLY

 

in solidarity with the historic September 21 NYC event called by 350.org and hundreds of local and national environmental, trade union and social justice organizations across the country.

 

All Out for Sun., Sept. 21

2 pm – 5 pm

Oakland's Lake Merritt Park Amphitheater

Amphitheater is the new grassy area at the end of Lake Merritt near 12th Street, across from the Henry J. Kaiser Center, a few blocks from Lake Merritt BART Station.

 

The historic NYC protest on Sunday, September 21 is 2 days before the UN Climate Summit of world leaders. Tragically, more inaction or inadequate action can be expected.   We want to show the world that the climate crisis can no longer be ignored, that the planet earth is burning, that massive & unprecedented measures must be taken now to assure humanity’s future.

 

The People’s Climate March is shaping up to be one of the largest climate justice mobilizations in history,

with organizers of the march setting a goal of getting a half million people to demonstrate in NYC.

For additional information:  http://peoplesclimatemarch.org

 

While people all over the country are mobilizing for New York, many of us will gather in support in Oakland.

Let's make the  West Coast Solidarity action a great success!

 

Goals of the Rally:

  • A global agreement to dramatically and rapidly reduce global warming pollution

  • A world with an economy that works for people and the planet

  • A world safe from the ravages of climate change

  • A world  with peace and justice,  good jobs, clean air and water, healthy communities

 

 

Bay Area September 21 Coalition: Co-sponsors (Very initial list! Add your organization now!): 350 Bay Area; 350 Santa Cruz; Sunflower Alliance; System Change Not Climate Change; Food and Water Watch; Communities for a Better Environment; Sierra Club Bay Area; Rainforest Action Network;  Peninsula Peace and Justice Center; Social Justice Committee/Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists; Ecology Center; Our Place in the World; Adam Hochschild, author/founder Mother Jones magazine; Green Party of Alameda County; United National Antiwar Coalition; Democratic Socialists East Bay; Alameda County Peace and Freedom Party; No. Calif. Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and  Socialism; Socialist Action; Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal; Oakland Socialist Group; Bay Area Solidarity; Dr. Jack Rasmus, Host, Alternative Visions Radio Show/Progressive Radio Network; International Socialist Organization; San Francisco Bay View newspaper; One Hundred Thousand Poets for Change; CodePink Bay Area; Multifaith Voices for Peace & Justice; Food & Water Watch; Cesar Chavez Holiday Parade and Festival; San Jose Peace and Justice Center, Bay Area IWW; 350 Santa Cruz; SF Sierra Club; Peace Action of San Mateo County; Solar Justice; Sonoma County Peace and Justice Center; Project Censored; Dolores Huerta, co-founder UFW, Lake Merritt Neighbors Organized for Peace, Forecast the Facts, Rainforest Action Network

Send your endorsement to: endorse@BayAreaSept21.org

cc: jmackler@lmi.net

WHEN
August 26, 2014 at 7pm - 9pm
WHERE
Niebyl Proctor Library
6501 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA
United States
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CONTACT
Jack Lucero Fleck ·
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