What: A spring event connecting community and sharing a vision for environmental justice. A meditation for the earth will set the tone for the day. There will be a collaborative art brainstorm activity. The event will include music, speeches, and a procession along the scenic Lake Merritt. Our goal is to leave the park better than we found it, trash bags and hand sanitizer will be provided for beautification. There will also be a reaction booth set up to get your thoughts and feelings about the emergency we face which will be made into a video for social media.
When: Saturday April 24th Starting at 4pm and concluding with a candle lit vigil at 7:30
Where: The event will begin at Snow Park located at Harrison St & 19th St, Oakland, CA 94612 The parade will continue to the amphitheater located between 12th Street and 1st Ave., Lake Merritt Blvd, Oakland, CA 94612
Featured talk by
Ms. Margaret Gordon, the Co-Director at West Oakland Environmental Indicators
Who: Activists, Concerned Citizens, Speakers, Families, Workers, Youth, Global Citizens: You. All people are welcome at this event. In association with Extinction Rebellion SF Bay Area, 350 Bay Area and involvement from many individuals and satellite supporters.
Why: It is vital to our livelihood, the ecosystems we exist within, the institutions need to hear us. It is an emergency, both environmental and social.
How: We will come together in costume, with smiles under our masks, expressing ourselves with signs and ideas, from all over the Bay Area and beyond, to make art and learn from each other. Listen to those already impacted the most.
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Extinction Rebellion is a 100% non-violent civil disobedience movement aimed at nothing less than radical system change. Our rebellion is fueled by our love for humanity and for all life on earth.