In solidarity with the New York City Peoples’ Climate March, Occupy Tucson organized a Tucson Peoples’ Climate March, with workshops on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Sam Lena Library in South Tucson at 1606 S. Sixth Avenue and the Global Justice Center, 225 E 26th St.
Library workshop schedule:
9 a.m. - Resilient Communities - Margo Newhouse and Grace Rich
10 a.m. - Citizen's Climate Lobby - Ron Proctor
11 a.m. - Moving from Protest to Action - Dave Ewoldt
12 Noon - Climate Change and Citizens United - Lee Stanfield
12:45 - 1:30 p.m. - Lunch Break
2 p.m. - Leave Your Car - Take the Bus - Maria Cadaxa
2 p.m. - Coal, Oil, Nuclear & Gas vs Solar and Energy Efficiency - Russell Lowes
3 p.m. - About Electric Vehicles - Dave Gebert
After the workshops, at the Global Justice Center, 225 E. 26th St.:
4 p.m. - Sign Making - Some markers, paint, brushes, poster board, cardboard will be available, or bring your own.
A march is Sunday, Sept. 21, starting at 9 a.m. from the parking lot on the north side of the Himmel Library, 1035 North Treat Ave., ending at the parking lot behind Bookmans Sports Exchange, 3330 East Speedway Blvd. There “Tucson Plugs In,” sponsored by the Tucson Electric Vehicle Association, will have an electric vehicle event with tabling by local climate and energy groups.