On Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 350Vermont will join the Vermont Workers' Center and dozens of other groups and organizations at a massive march and rally. We still stand together for the well being of all Vermonters under a banner of One Movement for People and the Planet.
Never before in Vermont has the spirit of unity between social, economic, environmentaland climate justice taken such tangible form. 350.org founder Bill Mckibben and Senater Bernie Sanders will both speak at the rally beside inspired leaders from every spectrum of this emerging people's movement.
Come and experess your support for 350.org's committment to this unity by wearing your350.org T-shirt and walking or riding a bike behind the 350.org banner in the march, and then raising your voice during the exciting rally.
Look for the 350Vermont banner in front of Montpelier City Hall (39 Main Street) at 12 noon sharp, and march with us to the Statehouse! Bring your friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers. Together we are Vermont strong!
See the schedule of the day below for more information:
David Stember, for 350VT
PUT PEOPLE FIRST!
Healthcare is a Human Right!
One Movement for People and the Planet!
Join us for the biggest weekday rally Montpelier has ever seen!
Tuesday May 1st 2012
Kids friendly activities, music, fun and rallying for our human rights
11:30am-Noon: The Build Up - drumming, music, skits (bring your own instruments!!)
Noon-12:30: Rally Kick-Off - chants, speakers, songs and more
12:30-1pm: March - As part of a national day of action thousands of VTers will converge on the Statehouse in Montpelier to connect our struggles for universal healthcare, education, housing, childcare, workers' rights, women's rights, disability rights, migrant justice and a healthy environment and livable planet into one huge march! Join nurses, farmers, farm workers, teachers and people from every corner of the state for this exciting march!
1-2pm: Rally featuring Senator Bernie Sanders, Bill McKibben of 350, Shela Linton of the Put People First Campaign, Sandy Gaffney of Mobile Home Residents for Fairness and Equality, Luke Willard of the Nulhegan Abenaki Tribe and Sierra Club, Vermont Parents United, healthcare providers, music, skits and much more.
2-3pm: 10 Piece Salsa Band Afinque performs while we organize and visit the "Take Action Fair" featuring a Pie-the-Lobbyist booth, kids activities, free health screening with Fletcher Allen Nurses, opportunities to connect and get organized and much, much more!!
3-6pm: Occupy Vermont groups from throughout the state come together for A Labor Speak Out from the 99%- Bringing Capitalism to trial! (3-4pm) and Statewide General Assembly (4-6pm)
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