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Philadelphia: Rise for Climate, Justice and Jobs
September 8, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
No more stalling, no more delays: it’s time for a fast and just transition to 100% clean and renewable energy for all!
On September 8, people from across the Philadelphia area will join allies all over the world in taking action to protect a livable climate and build a just and sustainable society. Please join us for a special march and action, plus a town hall forum and training!
*9:45AM — Meet at LOVE Park: 15th & Arch St, Philadelphia, PA
*10:00AM — Opening Remarks
*10:15AM — March Departs from LOVE Park & proceeds through SEPTA’s Suburban Station
*11:00AM — First Unitarian Church Programming Begins: 2125 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
>>What, When, and Where<<
We will gather at LOVE Park, and then we’ll march through SEPTA’s Suburban Station. In support of the Fossil Free SEPTA campaign, we’ll call for SEPTA to transition to renewable energy, challenge SEPTA’s construction of a polluting gas-fired power plant in the Nicetown community, and lift up a vision of expanded, improved public transit.
We’ll proceed the First Unitarian Church at 21st and Chestnut, where we’ll hold a “Rise For Climate, Jobs and Justice” forum.
At 12:00PM, two optional break-out sessions will be offered: an educational teach-in about the growing movement for climate justice in Southeastern Pennsylvania (1:30PM end time), or a non-violent direct action training hosted by EQAT (Earth Quaker Action Team). The EQAT training will run until 3PM. Read more about the Direct Action for Climate Justice Training here: https://www.facebook.com/events/717018488641171/.