3rd Annual Mother's Day Climate Rally

Start: Sunday, May 05, 2019 2:00 PM

End: Sunday, May 05, 2019 3:30 PM

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RAIN OR SHINE!  
PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION OF THE RALLY! Due to the weather forecast we're moving the Mother's Day Climate Rally to our great indoor location:


Daniel's Run Elementary School

3705 Old Lee Highway

Fairfax, VA 22030


Same awesome speakers, same awesome band, same opportunities to connect with local environmental groups, same rally--just indoors so we don't get wet :) We can't wait to see you there!


Speakers! Music! Kids’ activities! Rally for the Virginia, the Green New Deal, and a safe climate for our kids to grow up in.

Learn about the youth climate movement and celebrate the Virginia Green New Deal with our lineup of incredible speakers and entertainment, including:

  • Alexandria Villaseñor, Teen activist and advocate for #SchoolStrike4Climate. (After staging a school strike every Friday outside the United Nations for four months, 13-year old Alexandria became a principal organizer of the historic youth climate strike on March 15, 2019, which mobilized 1.6M youth from 123 countries.)
  • Kristin Hogue, Graduate student in climate studies at Columbia University and mother of Alexandria: on parenting a young climate activist
  • VA State Delegate Elizabeth Guzman, patron of the Virginia Green New Deal Resolution. (Learn how the Green New Deal will help transition Virginia to a clean, renewable energy future for our kids!)
  • VA State Senator Chap Petersen, chief patron of bill to ban campaign contributions from Dominion Power
  • Music by indie rock band M4TR—Music for the Revolution
More speakers to be announced soon! Check our website for updates: www.novaclimate.org

Co-sponsors:
350 Alexandria; 350 Fairfax; 350 Loudoun; Chesapeake Climate Action Network; Climate Reality Project—Northern Virginia; Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions; Food & Water Watch; Greater Prince William Climate Action Network; Green Muslims; Herndon-Reston Indivisible; Moms Clean Air Force; Mothers Out Front; Network NOVA; NOVA Climate; Our Revolution—Alexandria; Our Revolution—Arlington; Our Revolution—Northern Virginia; Sierra Club—Great Falls; Sierra Club—Virginia; and Virginia Student Environmental Coalition—GMU.
Event by
Norah  Vawter
Annandale, Virginia