Western Massachusetts March for Climate Justice in Springfield

Start: April 29, 2017 3:00 PM

Location:Federal Courthouse300 State Street, Springfield, Springfield, MA 01103

Host Contact Info: climateactionnowmass@gmail.com

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People's Climate Movement

Saturday, April 29:  Western Mass marches for Climate, Jobs and Justice.

WHY WE ARE MARCHING

On the 100th Day of the Trump Administration, we will be in the streets of Springfield, Washington D.C. and in other cities across the nation to show the world and our leaders that we will resist attacks on our people, our communities and our planet.   This is a sister march for the big People’s Climate March in Washington, DC  and other locations.   Bring your signs!

Springfield, MA

3pm        Gathering Rally - Federal Courthouse 300 State Street  

3:30         March begins

4:30-5:30   Rally at City Hall

3 pm Gathering Rally at the Courthouse will include   Children’s Activities by Mothers Out Front &  music & sing-along

4:30 Rally at City Hall  with Spanish language and ASL Interpreters  MCs:

  • Ivette Hernández  of the Springfield Climate Justice Coalition & Eric Bauer  of Jobs With Justice)

Music!

Climate Action Now, Springfield Climate Justice Coalition, Neighbor to Neighbor, Pioneer Valley Workers Center, Arise for Social Justice, SEIU 1199, Gerena School, Renaissance School, Springfield City Council, Islamic Society of Western Mass

MARCH ROUTE & PARKING

The optimal parking locations are the Civic Center Garage and the Harrison Avenue Parking Lot.

CARPOOL

From Northampton, meet at Sheldon Field commuter lot off Bridge Street at 1:30.

If you would like to start another carpool starting point, please  please email or contact  Rachael by Thursday 413-530-3863  or email climateactionnowmass@gmail.com

Community Bike Caravan from Northampton to Holyoke to Springfield march start point

Go to this page for details!

Please help our movement grow by sharing this page, and the Facebook event for April 29 Western Mass Climate Justice March: here

How to donate or help with this march (thank you!) – click here

SPONSORS

The Springfield Climate Justice Coalition and Climate Action Now are the primary sponsors and organizers of the march.

350 Berkshires

1199 SEIU
2Degrees@GreenNeighbors.earth
All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Greenfield
Amherst Area NAACP
Amherst Sanctuary
Climate Witness Committee of Mt. Toby Friends Meeting

Co-Op Power
Coming Together
Congregation B’nai Israel
Earth Ministry Team First Congrgational Amherst
Edwards Church of Northampton
First Church of Northampton
First Congregational Church, Amherst
Green Rainbow Party Pioneer Valley Chapter
Indivisible Northampton
Jobs with Justice
Mothers Out Front Pioneer Valley
Northampton Friends Meeting
Pathways to Justice
Pioneer Valley Action
Pioneer Valley Women’s March
Pioneer Valley Workers Center
Progressive Pioneer Valley
Rising Together
Social Justice Commission of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parrish of Northampton
Southampton Democratic Town Committee
Springfield Area Interfaith Climate Action Network
Sugar Shack Alliance
SURJ: Showing Up for Racial Justice
Traprock Center for Peace and Justice
Veterans for Peace Chapter 95 Daniel Shays Brigade
Western Massachusetts Episcopal Diocese Social Justice Commission

Image on our poster is by Mona Caron from 350.org

Event web page