Learn more! Come to a joint meeting of CCDS and DSA. Saturday, September 13, 11am-1pm
We’ll have presentations and discussion on the current state of the climate crisis and possibilities for action. There will be more information on the historic UN Climate Summit taking place in New York in late September.
Lunch will be provided. Everyone welcome. Niebyl-Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave., Oakland.
Attend the Northern California People's Climate Rally! Sunday, September 21, 2014, 2-5pm. (previously listed as noon-5)
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has called a Special Meeting on Climate Change, to meet in New York in late September; he is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution. In support of this summit meeting, to urge that our government support real change, a broad coalition has organized a massive Climate March in New York city on September 21. As of today (August 25), over 850 businesses, unions, faith groups, schools, social justice groups, environmental groups and more, have endorsed the march.(see the updated list at www.peoplesclimate.org)
While the People's Climate March is happening in NYC, The NorCal People's Climate Rally will be happening in Oakland from noon to 5pm. The main events will be at Oakland’s Lake Merritt Park Amphitheater (at end of Lake Merritt near 12th St. & Lake Merritt Blvd, Laney College, and Lake Merritt Bart Station), while bannering and leafletting will be taking place around the Bay Area.
All the events will family-friendly, with activities for children, and tables by sponsoring and endorsing organizations at a "Climate Fair". Find out more, and learn how you can get involved, at www.bayareasept21.org