Sandy 5 March

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We are very excited about the Sandy 5 March because there will be lots of Original Art and Song and people walking together for a Sustainable Future. We are walking across the Brooklyn Bridge to demand Clean Renewable Energy for NY - calling Schummer, Cuomo and DiBlasio to create local green jobs and green energy for a Sustainable Future!!  Very family-friendly!

Here are the details:

Wednesday October 25th ART BUILD and CONVERSATION about LES Sustainable Initiatives and Update on Puerto Rico.  Please join D1, Star and TNS families and friends to talk about exciting work in the Lower East Side to prevent the flooding that occurred during Sandy.  We will hear from Ayo Harrington of LES READY and others.  We will also talk about what is happening in Puerto Rico and what a Green infrastructure there could look like. All the while making signs and art for ourselves, our communities and the March - if possible bring supplies and snacks to share.  I will have some supplies and snacks as well!

Saturday October 28th A Day of Activism and Fun for SANDY 5 March across Brooklyn Bridge - Walk with the LES Community!  Please e-mail me to be on text udpate chain with subject: “SANDY 5 Text”

11:00 Cadmen Plaza meet up at the William Gaynor Statue in Cadmen Plaza.  Frontline Communities from around the country and world will speak.

12:30 March will begin across the bridge - as youth filled brigade and a frontline we will be near the front so be ready to move!!

2-3:00 arrival at Smith Houses Baseball Field (Robert F. Wagner Place between South Street & Pearl Street)  for ariel art photos and more fun: music and art!

I hope you will join me and bring your friends!

Learn more from people marching here: bit.ly/2yDA1ap

TWEET:  Oct 28: 5 yrs since Sandy, march to demand bold #climate action from @NYCMayor @NYGovCuomo & @SenSchumer. sandy5.org #Sandy5

Contact: Joan Beard, joan@joanbeard.com

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