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NC Statewide Day of Action for Climate Change – find an event tonight

Nine cities are holding events this evening for today’s Statewide Day of Action for Climate Change.

The events are part of a nationwide People’s Climate Movement.

Looking for an event near you? Here they are – courtesy of N.C. Warn:

Asheville

Folks in Asheville will be holding a “Gathering for Climate Justice: Cultivating Resiliency.” The event will be at the THE BLOCK off Biltmore (39 S. Market St.) and starts at 6:00. There will be discussion, music, poetry, art and much more!

https://www.facebook.com/events/162810250872511/

For more info contact Eliza Laubach at elizabethmlaubach@gmail.com.

Boone

Boone Rising and allies will be holding a “People’s Peace Parade” at 4:00. The parade will start and finish at the Boone public library.

https://www.facebook.com/events/797287383743537/

For more info contact Sarah Kellogg at skellogg89@gmail.com

Chapel Hill/Carrboro

There will be a “Peoples Inauguration and Potluck” at Weaver Street Market, 101 East Weaver Street, Carrboro, at 6:00pm.

For more info contact Mark Ortiz at mbortiz44@gmail.com or Sophie Suberman at s.suberman@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/136024026901902/

Charlotte

People will be gathering at the the Charlotte Government Center (600 E. 4th St.) at 5:30.  The group will be having a candle lighting ceremony, a “know your rights training” and will then break to allow folks to attend the City Council meeting to call for the repeal of Charlotte’s “Extraordinary Event Ordinance” that limits free speech rights.

https://www.facebook.com/events/441050722952020/

For more info contact Luis Rodriguez at luis.rodriguez@sierraclub.org

Durham

There will be a “People’s Inauguration Gathering and Potluck” from 5:30 to 7:30 that will be hosted by NC WARN located at 2812 Hillsborough St. Bring a dish to share; best parking is in the Food Lion lot across the street.

For more information contact Jodi Lasseter at jodi@ncclimatejustice.org

Goldsboro

There will be a youth-focused event in Goldsboro that will feature a tree planting and prayer vigil.  For more information contact Bobby Jones at bibija@aol.com

Raleigh

“Stand Up 2 Trump” rally in front of Sen. Thom Tillis’ office will take place at 12:00pm at the Terry Sanford Federal Courthouse, 310 New Bern Ave. Join the Raging Grannies in raising your voice; folks will also be taking the People’s Inauguration Oath.  The rally will happen rain or shine.

https://www.facebook.com/events/253084185121178/

For more information contact Liz Kazal at ekazal@gmail.com

Pink Hill

People are going to be holding a “People’s Power Party” and march focused on youth.

For more info contact Ana Flores at anaflores@ncfield.org

Winston-Salem

People in the Triad area will be gathering in Winston-Salem for a rally to call for 100% energy renewable energy and environmental justice. It will be at 5:00 at Merschel Plaza located at the corner of 4th and Trade.

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