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Monday, April 22, 2019

GREEN NEW EARTH DAY!


GREEN NEW EARTH DAY!

Monday 4/22/19
and everyday after that for the rest of humanities time on this planet!

Came Dance, March and attend the Forum about the GREEN NEW DEAL:
A resolution to save the planet and support all people as we rise sustainably with justice and equity!

Here’s the line Up:

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2-5pm EARTH DANCE: music, flash mobs, rituals and street theater at First Churches front lawn and throughout Northampton!  Stephen Katz, Expandable Brass Band, Climate Healing Band, Radio Free Earth, MuZen Theater’s puppets, Been Around, Still Around dancers, Isadora Duncan dancers, stilt walkers, and you!

5pm: PEOPLE’S MARCH from First Churches to Northampton High School: Bring your signs, your bodies, your voices as we march in solidarity with the children of this earth who are on the front lines fighting for their future.

6pm: GREEN NEW DEAL FORUM!
Northampton High School auditorium. Video showing of Green New Deal document read by local community. Then  Students from the NHS Environmental Club and the Northampton Sunrise Hub will present the principles of the Green New Deal and question local political leaders.  Forum will address possibilities for the Green New Deal at all levels of our government.

* US Congressman James McGovern
* State Senator Jo Comerford,
* Mayor David Narkewicz
* Community Action Pioneer Valley Director Clare Higgins


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