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Rally to Support the Global Climate Strike

September 15, 11:00 AM

Free

On Friday, September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike all across the US and the world to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis.  At 11:00 AM Sunday, September 15, there will be a rally on the lawn at the First Congregational Church, UCC in support of that strike - join this gathering featuring speakers, music, singing, and snacks.  In case of rain, the event will be held inside in the Fellowship Hall.

Featuring:

Welcome & a prayer for the Earth—Sally Melcher-McKeagney (Creation Care Team, Waterville UCC)

Greta Thunberg’s story—Linda Woods (350 Central Maine)

Why Many Flee Home Due to Climate Catastrophe—Mary Dunn (Central Mainers to End Family Separation)

News from Washington—Bill Lee (Citizens Climate Lobby)

A Green Economy--Vaughan Woodruff (InSource Renewables)

Onward into the Future—Amber Churchwell  (Colby 2020)

Music by Elizabeth Leonard (Maine Poor People’s Campaign)

 

Table Displays by:  Citizens Climate Lobby,  InSource Renewables, Maine Poor People’s Campaign, Natural Resources Council of Maine, New York Times Climate Newsletter Physicians for Social Responsibility, Sustain Mid Maine Coalition   

 

Details

Date:
September 15
Time:
11:00 AM
Cost:
Free

Venue

First Congregational Church, UCC
7 Eustis Parkway
Waterville, ME
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Phone:
872-8976
Website:
https://www.watervilleucc.org
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