EVENTS: Rally with Raskin and March for Climate, Jobs & Justice on April 29, and for Science April 22

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The Takoma Park Mobilization will be out in force at the People’s Climate Movement’s March for Climate, Jobs, and Justice, Saturday, April 29, but first, we’ll be at a Breakfast Reception & Rally with Rep. Jamie Raskin, 8:30 am-10 am. Will join us there and for buses heading downtown? Register at jamieraskin.com/ClimateMarch.

Otherwise… gather in front of the Capitol building at 3rd and Jefferson SW at 11am for a day of marching, music, art, beauty, and collective action.

“On April 29th, we will march for our families. We will march for our air, our water, and our land. We will march for clean energy jobs and climate justice. We will march for our communities, the people we love, and for peace.”

Spread the word about the #ClimateMarch! Learn more, sign up to March, and get involved at https://peoplesclimate.org/


People’s Climate March Sign-Making & Phone-Banking

The Takoma Park Mobilization is teaming up with local restaurants for march SIGN-MAKING. Come socialize, eat, drink, support your local businesses, make your Metro meet-up plans, and MAKE THOSE SIGNS. Some materials will be provided, but please bring your own if you can… poster board, markers, paper towel tubes, and markers much appreciated. No glitter please, at our hosts’ requests.

Help spread the word about the Climate March via phone-banking.

  • Every MondayFriday, 6:30PM – 8:30PM, the People’s Climate March is hosting phone banks in the SEIU office located at 1800 Massachusetts Ave NW . Click here to sign up for a volunteer shift before April 29th.

March for Science + Takoma Park Earth Day, April 22

Saturday, April 22 is the March for Science! At 9 am, marchers will convene on the Washington Monument grounds for teach-ins, with the mainstage rally beginning at 10am. At 2pm we will march down Constitution Ave to Union Square. Meet at 8 am at the Takoma Metro to Metro down with TP Mobilization!

For those of us staying closer to home or heading down to the March later in the day, there’s the Takoma Park Earth Day Festival! TP Mobilization will be staffing a sign-making table at 11am for folks heading down to the Science March afterwards. For those sticking around all day, enjoy speakers, events, and KID-FRIENDLY FUN from 3:30-5:30 at the Earth Advocates Youth Zone, hosted byTakoma Parents Action Coalition. Activities for toddlers & young children will include…

  • Nature Art Fun, so kids can make art from leaves, acorns, sticks, dandelions, and more!
  • Decorate-Your-Own Activist Postcards, so kids and parents can tell politicians why environmental justice matters to them.
  • A Sign-Making Table, so kids can share why they love the Earth by making rally signs out of recycled cardboard. Save your signs for the People’s Climate Marchthe next Saturday 4/29!
  • A Small Activists with Big Impact mini-rally with our signs, so kids can learn about the joys of marching and chanting for environmental justice!
  • A Drum Circle led by Jason A Mullinax – Musician/Teacher from Music Discovery Lab with noisemakers made from recycled household items!

May Day Action: Immigrants and Workers March (May 1)

Join our friends at CASA and many thousands of others on May 1, international workers’ day.

As attacks on immigrants and refugees continue under the Trump Administration, we must unite to demand respect and fairness. On May 1st (May Day), we come together in Washington to show the world we will not be intimidated by the attacks on immigrants and those seeking opportunity in the United States.

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