April 2, 2014
10 Days to Change Course ~ People, Planet, Peace Over Profit
The Global Climate Convergence is a nationwide initiative to bring the whole spectrum of movements for social, economic, and environmental justice together for 10 days of coordinated action and education from Earth Day to May Day 2014. Our shared message is “People, Planet and Peace Over Profit!”
Organized in over 20 major cities by a diverse national coalition of organizations and individuals, our local Taos convergence is organizing a series of public events, both educational and action-oriented, aimed at building a grassroots social movement to work towards the transformational change that our society needs.
Here are the major events being planned:
- Tues, April 22 Earth Day Global Peace Walk arrives in Taos!
- Wed, April 23 Kathy Kelly, peace activist & Voices For Creative Nonviolence
- Fri, April 25 Author/Actress Rivera Sun reads Hope at the End of the World
- Sat, April 26 Convergence in Parr Field: speakers, discussions, People’s Mic Poetry & Community Parade, Love-In-Action Taos hosts a Potluck Picnic
- Sun, April 27 Mora County’s Ban on Fracking. Whose rights? Our rights!
- Sun, April 27 Renewable Taos presents the Go Solar Today! campaign
- Mon, April 28 The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly about Climate Change in Taos
- Tue, April 29 Green Chamber: the courage to confront climate change
- Wed, April 30 Taos Time Bank – developing local economic resiliency
- Thurs, May 1 May Day Strategy Session: Where do we go from here?
A growing list of event sponsors and organizational partners include the Taos Green Chamber of Commerce, Renewable Taos, Global Peace Walk, Campaign Nonviolence, Peaceful Skies Coalition, Code Pink Taos, New Mexico Community Rights Coalition, and the Taos Love-In-Action Network.
Full details at http://www.globalclimateconvergencetaos.com