New Hampshire Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice

Start: Saturday, September 08, 201811:00 AM

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On September 8, hundreds of rallies will be held in cities and towns around the world to demand a just and fair transition for all in New Hampshire to enjoy the benefits of clean energy with safe jobs, protected wildlife, efficient housing, healthy air, and a better future than what we inherited from our elders.

This is a peaceful, family friendly event with speakers, experts, organizations, decision makers, and YOU!

Speakers will start at the gazebo in Central Square at 11 a.m. until 12 p.m.

An hour of speakers at Central Square will be followed by an afternoon with local favorite Murphy’s Blues Band at Railroad Square setting the mood for a speakers’ tent and information tables. Ice cream and treats will be provided by sponsors Stonyfield Farms and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream – businesses that have taken the movement to their factory floors and business principals. The rally and afternoon included NH Sierra Club, The Monadnock Progressive Alliance, Harris Center for Conservation Education , Moms Clean Air Force, League of Conservation Voters, Clean Energy Team, Monadnock Progressive Alliance, The Sustainability Project, Citizens' Climate Lobby, League of Women Voters-Peterborough Plus, Monadnock Sustainability Network, Twin States Animal Liberation, NH Plastic Pollution Alliance, Conducive, ECHO Action NH, Elm City Compost Initiative, Union of Concerned Scientists, Keene Immigrant and Refugee Partnership, Walker Cellar Works, Cowasuck Band of Pennacook-Abenaki People, Rights and Democracy, Stonyfield Yogurt, and Ben&Jerry's Ice Cream.

Program of Speakers

Chief Paul Pouliot & Denise Pouliot

Cowasuck Band of Penacook-Abenaki People

Conor T. Hill, Pres. of Keene H. S. Senior Class & Sierra Student Coalition Chapter

Dan Weeks, Director of Market Development, Revision Energy

Beth Wheland, Chief Steward, United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers Union Local 228

Bob King, President, Ashuelot River Hydro Inc.

Phil Suter, President, Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce

Matt Bacon, Recycling Coordinator & Sustainability Materials Specialist - Keene State College

Julie Mudd, Tesla Energy Advisor

Reverend Elsa Worth, Priest at Saint James Episcopal Church in Keene

Emcees: Emily Caverhill Manns and Peter Wotowiec

Join us as we hold our local leaders to account and demand that they walk the talk on climate action.

Event by
Catherine Corkery
Concord, New Hampshire
Sponsored by
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Concord, NH