EVENT: People’s Climate March this Saturday
Environmental groups and social-, racial- and economic justice groups will be marching for climate action this Saturday in Denver and 11 other cities in Colorado.
The events are among the 330 sister marches throughout the U.S. and globally to rally for public policies that recognize and seek to slow climate change.
“Climate change is the most critical issue facing my generation,” said Seth Maddox, one of the co-founders of People’s Climate of Colorado, a new nonprofit formed to support the march. “On the 100th day of the Trump administration, we march together to resist the undermining of environmental protections, the assault on clean water and air, and the attacks against indigenous communities, workers, people of color, immigrants, youth and students, working families, the LGBT+ community, women, and others whose rights are threatened.”
Denver’s march begins at 10:00 at Denver’s Civic Center. Organizers say more than 20,000 people have expressed interest in attending.
Similar marches will be held in Colorado Springs, Greeley, Carbondale, Steamboat Springs, Pueblo, Durango, and Pagosa Springs. Click here for more information.
Flickr photo courtesy of Tony Webster.
Like this story? Steal it! Feel free to republish it in part or in full, just please give credit to The Colorado Independent and add a link to the original.
KEEP IN TOUCH
We at The Indy send a delighted thank you to our readers who were able to make Friday night’s fundraiser at the Mercury Café! It was a […]Read More
Will the Colorado GOP block unaffiliated voters from its 2018 primaries? It seems unlikely but there’s a movement to do it
Last week, the Colorado Republican Party said it would take a vote next month to determine whether to scrap its June 2018 primary elections now […]Read More