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Climate March Week Events

Friday, Sept. 19

Tar Sands Bloc Art Build: “We won’t stop fighting tar sands until we stop it at the source.” We are hosting a 3-day art build specifically for the Tar Sands bloc. At MAYDAY SPACE! 214 Starr Street, Brooklyn, THE BIG PUSH! Friday, 4-9 pm (Dinner provided).

Happy Hour for Hellraisers, 6:00-9:20 PM, at The Commons, 388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Saturday, Sept. 20

Tar Sands Bloc Art Build: “We won’t stop fighting tar sands until we stop it at the source.” We are hosting a 3-day art build specifically for the Tar Sands bloc. At MAYDAY SPACE! 214 Starr Street, Brooklyn, 12-5 pm (Snacks provided),

Converge for Climate Teach‐In, Climate Changes. We Can Change, Sat., Sept 20, 10:45 AM–‐12:15 PM St. John’s University, 51 Astor Place, Room 113 (near Cooper Sq.)

Youth Convergence at the People’s Climate March Youth-led convergence with an intentional focus on youth power, identity and leadership development. Martin Luther King Jr. Educational Complex 122 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10023. 9:30 AM

EQAT Climate Disruption Investigation, Earth Quaker Action Team and allies, New York City, Time and location to be announced, CONTACT: Chris Baker Evens chris.bakerevens@gmail.com

STORIES OF RESISTANCE: Confronting Extreme Energy & the Infrastructure of Climate Change (MiCATS) lead the struggle to shut down tar sands processing facilities and the export of the dirtiest of fuels to be burned in the developing world. And Berks Gas Truth are organizing local resistance to global corporations. 10:45am – 12:00pm Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, 155 Avenue C, New York, New York 10009

Decolonize Climate Justice is a call to transform our ideas, practices, and organizing to protect the earth and its inhabitants from ecological, economic, and political devastation. 10:30am – 3:00pm El Jardin Del Paraiso E. 4th bw Ave C and D

YOU ARE HERE! 12:30-2:00 PM, Climate Convergence Presentation on groundbreaking interactive fracking map tool! Hear firsthand accounts from affected frontline communities & try out the map for yourself using provided laptops. Join us as we celebrate a powerful new tool in the fight for a clean and safe energy future. Graffiti E. 7th Baptist Church 205 E 7th St New York, New York 10009

Community Divestment Meetup New York Society for Ethical Culture (Downstairs, Social Hall), 2 West 64th Street, New York, NY 10023. 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Outlawing Fracking: Giving Bans Teeth Carl Arnold and Maura Stephens, representing FrackbustersNY and Ellis Boal and LuAnne Kozma, representing Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan St. John’s University, 51 Astor Place, NY NY 10003, Room 114, 2:15-3:45 P.

FRACTIVIST MEET & GREET KRISHNA TREE IN TOMPKINS SQ PARK. Come hang, bring a snack, meet all the people you conspire with over Facebook and conference calls. 3PM – 5PM

#FRACK OFF: Indigenous Women Leading Media Campaigns to Defend our Climate 5:00-7:00 PM Activists Shelley A. Young, Kandi Mosset, Elle Maija Tailfeathers, and Ellen Gabriel who will discuss high-profile media campaigns by indigenous groups in Canada and the United States that protest the oil and fracking industries and the ongoing governmental violations of Tribal sovereignty and treaty rights. New School 66 West 12th Street New York, NY 10011

A Global Climate Treaty: Why the United States Must Lead New York Society for Ethical Culture. 2 W. 64th St. 8-10 PM Tickets sold out; the livestream link is http://www.ustream.tv/channel/events-at-350-nyc.

See entire schedule for all New York Climate Convergence programs here.

Sunday, Sept. 21

Speak Out by Frack Action against #fracking on the Carbon-Free, Nuclear-Free stage.
Central Park West between 73rd and 74th St 10:00 AM

The Climate March, assembles on Central Park West between 86th St. and 59th St. and heads out beginning at 11:30, but please plan to arrive well in advance so you can find your group, if you have one. Please see The People’s Climate March Lineup for assembly details on Sunday morning.

Sierra Club members, supporters, volunteers, and staff are encouraged to join us on Central Park West at 75th St between 9:00-10:45am to get signs, stickers, buttons and to hear from some exciting speakers. This will also be a great time to network with fellow activists from other states!  The best way to get to the mini-rally will be from 77th St to Central Park West.

Entry Points to Climate MarchThis chart is from the the Peoples Climate March Lineup.

Solutions Grass Roots Tour. Theatre, film and concert events that give communities the tools and resources to build their own renewable energy. Irondale Center, 85 S. Oxford St., Brooklyn. Shows start at 7:30 PM. Co-hosted by, Debra Winger. Phylicia Rashad, and Sandra SteinGraber. Sponsored by New Yorkers Against Fracking, Union for Action, and Frack Action. Buy tickets at http://www.solutionsgrassroots.com.

Monday, Sept. 22

Solutions Grass Roots Tour. Theatre, film and concert events that give communities the tools and resources to build their own renewable energy. Irondale Center, 85 S. Oxford St., Brooklyn. Shows start at 7:30 PM. Hosted by Mark Ruffaalo. Sponsored by New Yorkers Against Fracking and Frack Action. Buy tickets at http://www.solutionsgrassroots.com.

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Solutions Grass Roots Tour. Theatre, film and concert events that give communities the tools and resources to build their own renewable energy. Irondale Center, 85 S. Oxford St., Brooklyn. Shows start at 7:30 PM. Co-hosted by Peter Yarrow, Nahko Bear & Bill McKibben. Sponsored by Sane Energy Project. Buy tickets at http://www.solutionsgrassroots.com.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Solutions Grass Roots Tour. Theatre, film and concert events that give communities the tools and resources to build their own renewable energy. Irondale Center, 85 S. Oxford St., Brooklyn. Shows start at 7:30 PM. Sponsored by Food and Water Watch. Buy tickets at http://www.solutionsgrassroots.com.

Thursday, Sept. 25

Solutions Grass Roots Tour. Theatre, film and concert events that give communities the tools and resources to build their own renewable energy. Irondale Center, 85 S. Oxford St., Brooklyn. Shows start at 7:30 PM. Hosted by Zephyr Teachout. Sponsored by Citizens Campaign for the Environment, The Mother’s Project, 350NYC. Buy tickets at http://www.solutionsgrassroots.com.

Friday, Sept. 26

Solutions Grass Roots Tour. Theatre, film and concert events that give communities the tools and resources to build their own renewable energy. Irondale Center, 85 S. Oxford St., Brooklyn. Shows start at 7:30 PM. Co-hosted by ,. Sponsored by The Mother’s Project, Citizen’s Campaign for the Environment. Buy tickets at http://www.solutionsgrassroots. com.