People's Climate Movement: Portland Mobilization and March

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Join Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility and other endorsers of the Oregon Just Transition Alliance's People's Climate Mobilization on Saturday, April 29th starting 12:00pm at Dawson Park.

Twitter Hashtags: #A29 #PDXPCM

Handles: @OPALpdx, @OregonPSR, and other endorsers.

Event description from OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon:

On April 29th, we mark 100 days of a US administration which represents the economy of the past: greedy, militaristic, misogynistic, and white supremacist. The Portland People’s Climate Movement is grounded in the following principles, based upon those of the National People’s Climate Movement and rooted in the principles of a Just Transition.

People of color, low income communities, and rural and tribal people are at the front line of environmental and climate injustice- our communities must lead the efforts to address climate change. Climate change is only a symptom of much deeper crises that are happening worldwide- the ecological crisis, economic crisis, and the crisis of empire. These crises come from the current dominant economy, created by a system that only works for a few which relies on exploitation and extraction of resources. We must create a system that works for everyone, based on cooperation, close communities, and regenerative processes.

Portland OR: Dawson Park, N. Williams at N Stanton (map) – March will proceed south on N. Vancouver, South on Wheeler, East on Multnomah, South on MLK and east on Davis, ending at Buckman Park.

Oregon Just Transition Alliance Members:
Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO)
Beyond Toxics
OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon
Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN)
Rural Organizing Project
Unite Oregon

We call upon Portland’s environmental, racial, social, and economic justice communities and allies to stand with us and support the leadership of most-impacted people.

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WHEN
April 29, 2017 at 12pm - 5pm
WHERE
Dawson Park