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Rally for the Future:
A National Day of Climate Action

Step It Up's second historic event to demand
national leadership on global warming

November 3 -- Noon-4pm
Juilliard Park (City Hall in case of rain)
Santa Rosa

 

Enjoy an afternoon of SPEAKERS, LIVE MUSIC, student-made FILMS, fluorescent light bulb give-away, children ’s art contest and more!

On April 14, 2007, the Step It Up rally had more than 1,400 events in 50 states, the largest global warming event in U.S. history.

On November 3, events across the country - held one year before the 2008 election— will show the contrast between the intense concern of ordinary Americans and the leadership in Washington DC.

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Step It Up Santa Rosa -- April 2007
Photo by Raymond Baltar

Participants will call for real leadership on global warming including key priorities:

1. No new coal plants
2. 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050
3. Five million new green jobs

Speakers:
Swami Beyondananda
Six youth speakers
Bob Blanchard, Santa Rosa Mayor
Susan Gorin, Santa Rosa City Council
Veronica Jacobi, Santa Rosa City Council
Tim Smith, Rohnert Park City Council
Craig Litwin, Vice Mayor of Sebastopol and Political Director for S.C.C.A.
Chris Coursey, SMART
Ann Hancock, Climate Protection Committee
Jay Halcomb, Sierra Club
Rue Furch, Planning Commissioner, County of Sonoma
Mark Leno, Assemblymember, 13th District
and more!

Musicians:
Kunkel and Harris
Youth bands - In Black, AWOL and a Garage band!

Sponsors:
City of Santa Rosa
Sonoma Group of the Sierra Club
Climate Protection Campaign
Flex Your Power

For more information, (707) 544-7651

Learn more about Step It Up.

 

 

 

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