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People’s Climate Movement Des Moines
April 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
On Saturday April 29, Iowans from across the state will join together at the People’s Climate Rally in Des Moines, IA to stand up for good jobs, environmental justice and clean energy. At the same time Iowa will take a stand to oppose the dismantling of the Clean Power Plan, the expansion of fossil fuels, and the weakening of provisions that support renewable energy, equity and creation of good jobs.
Though the focus of the event is serious, there will be fun for the entire family. The day will be interspersed with music, great speakers and activities for young and old!
Who: The People’s Climate Movement Rally Des Moines, IA
When: Saturday, April 29 from1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: West Terrace on the Iowa State Capitol Grounds
What: Music, great speakers and kids activities
David Osterberg from the Iowa Policy Project will be the emcee for the event. There will be music featuring Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dartanyan Brown, and Native American drummers. Numerous organizations from around the state will have booths and there will be kids activities including kite making and kite flying, art areas and games for kids as well.
The People’s Climate Movement Des Moines is a coalition of thirty organizations, Churches, scientists and more, who are joining together to find real solutions to the climate crisis while supporting good jobs, social justice and clean energy. Organizations include 1000 Friends of Iowa, Central Iowa Sierra Club, and the Bakken Pipeline Resistance Coalition. Please RSVP at: http://bit.ly/2paX7kk.