This Thanksgiving weekend, people from more than 2,000 rallies scheduled around the world will join together in solidarity with a global day of action for climate Justice.
On Nov 28th we'll to bring our hopes, stories, and lights together to show world leaders the growing will to fight climate disruption as they gather for the COP21 United Nations Climate talks in Paris.
Minnesotans are joining in solidarity with the Paris climate events with a family friendly, creative, musical action on November 28 to lift up local stories of light and hope!.
First Unitarian Society, 900 Mt Curve (a church near the Walker Arts Center)
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Bring warm clothes, enthusiasm, and friends! We'll gather at the First Unitarian Society, share food and conversation together. Then we will marck to the sculpture garden to take a photo at the Spoonbridge and Cherry to send to the COP21 U.N. Climate Summit in Paris! Then we'll march march across the bridge to Loring Park (where the annual holiday market will be set up this year) to make music together and sing, calling for the world we know is possible.
The global theme for this action is Off/On -- turn off fossil-based energy, turn on clean solutions -- so we'll carry our usual protest signs as well as lights to symbolize the positive solutions already coming to life in Minnesota.
Cohosted by MN350: Building a Climate Movement in Minnesota, Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light, The Locksley Project, MN Native Lives Matter, Northland Sustainable-Solutions, First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis, Socialist Action, Mayday Bookstore, Workers' International League - Minneapolis, Minnesota Peace Action Coalition, Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy, Women Against Military Madness (WAMM), MPIRG - Minnesota Public Interest Research Group, and Winona LaDuke Honor the Earth.