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iMatter March | London, ON


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DATE:

TIME: 11:30 AM-2:00 PM

START LOCATION: City Hall

END LOCATION: Covent Garden Market

COMMENTS:

Join young Londoners and those who love them as we take to the streets to be heard! Let’s remind everyone that we need to live as if the future matters. We’ll start at City Hall and make our way to Covent Garden Market, where there will be young activists, entertainment and displays by other eco-organizations. Follow us on Twitter (@iMatterMarchLdn) or on our Facebook page (see below).


ORGANIZER BIO:

Leslie Garrett is an award-winning journalist, author and mom of three kids. Together with a great volunteer committee, she’s joining with local youth to create an event that will rock London, Ontario. We aim to raise our voices to remind local, provincial and national leaders that they need to create policy as if these kids matter…and their future matters.

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iMatter March | Missoula, Montana


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DATE: May 8, 2011

TIME: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

START LOCATION: Anderson Park

END LOCATION: X\’s on North Higgins

COMMENTS:

Join us on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the UM FLAT (633 S. 5th St. E.) for an art party! We will be making signs, banners, flags, and bandanas for Sunday. We will have some supplies, but please bring anything you think would be useful (poster board, markers, paint, etc.). Also… Art Party Part Deux – Come make puppets, signs and floats to use during the Wild Walk and iMatter March at a public art making party. Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 801 Ronan St. #5


ORGANIZER BIO:

Born and raised in Montana, I have seen the quality of our unique landscape compromised by natural resource extraction and non-renewable energy production. In the last year, I have found a life-long calling to work for climate change mitigation and adaptation. I study sustainable food and agriculture at the University of Montana, as well as being enrolled in the climate change studies minor. My organizational affiliations include University of Montana Climate Action Now (UM CAN) and 1000 New Gardens. I look forward to mobilizing Montanans to march for comprehensive state and national energy conservation and climate change policy. Join me on May 8th!

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iMatter March | Mt. Everest, Nepal


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DATE: May 5, 2011

TIME: April 27-May 5

START LOCATION: Lukla, Nepal

END LOCATION: Everest Base Camp

COMMENTS:

May 3. We are in Dingboche for a a day of acclimatization and tomorrow trek to Lobuche. We will spend the night there and the next day, May 5, will reach Everest Base Camp, our march destination!! We are a group of 16 physicians and nurses who are supporting keeping Nepal clean! We are educating trekkers about purifying their own water and not buying plastic bottles of water. 2011 has been a big year in the Khumbu region of Nepal with the focus on environmental awareness. We are marching in support of saving the forests, decreasing the a mount of trash left behind be trekking groups, and not buying plastic containers of water or juice as plastic is not recycled in Nepal.


ORGANIZER BIO:

I am a person with a passion about the wilderness. I teach wilderness safety, survival, and wilderness medicine while adventuring around the world. It is important to me to protect this beautiful earth for our children and grandchildren so that they will have the opportunity to enjoy it just as I have been so fortunate to do.

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iMatter March | Paterson, New Jersey


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DATE: May 7, 2011

TIME: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

START LOCATION: PCCC Paterson Campus, 1 College Blvd

END LOCATION: Paterson NJ, City Hall

COMMENTS:

Check back for updates and comments.


ORGANIZER BIO:

Let us come together for once and make a difference. On May 7th we will join hands against global warming and the people responsible for the disaster going on in our world.

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iMatter March | San Diego, CA


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DATE: May 8, 2011

TIME: 10:00-12:00

START LOCATION: San Diego High School Baseball Field

END LOCATION: San Diego High School Baseball Field

COMMENTS:

The March is going to start at the San Diego High School Baseball Field, near Balboa Stadium. We will leave the Baseball Field promptly at 10:00 am and walk down Park Blvd to the Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden at Balboa Park. We will return to the Baseball Field as a group. See the March Flyer for Start Location details. We have 50 posters that we will distribute. We also encourage you to bring your own. If you have any questions, don\’t hesitate to email maxhjames@gmail.com.


ORGANIZER BIO:

Max James has enlisted the help of the Save the World on Friday’s Club at San Diego High School and organized the iMatterMarch – San Diego. Join Max and other Southern Californian Climate Champions at Balboa Stadium (behind San Diego High School) on Sunday, May 8th @ 10 am. “I want my voice to be heard, for the voices of my peers to be heard. We have a stake in preserving this planet we’re going to inherit. March with us. Pledge to make a difference!” ~Max James

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iMatter March | Salt Spring Island, Canada


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DATE: May 7, 2011

TIME: 11:00am-12:30pm (Salt Spring Time)

START LOCATION: Dagwoods Diner

END LOCATION: Centennial Park

COMMENTS:

The iMatter March is a youth-led campaign to mobilize the youngest generation (and those who love them) to stand up for their rights to a habitable planet. Hang out after the march, and eat your own picnic lunch down at Centennial Park with us.


ORGANIZER BIO:

Hi, I’m Sam Brunt, a 17 year old gymnastics coach. I became very passionate about the environment last year, and have been on a mission to make a difference ever since. I am inspired by the works of GreenPeace, and other young people who are passionate about the world, and are ready to make a change. I say…BRING IT ON! WE’RE READY FOR IT.

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iMatter March | San Francisco, CA


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DATE: May 8, 2011

TIME: 1 p.m. -4 p.m.

START LOCATION: Justin Herman Plaza

END LOCATION: Civic Center Plaza

COMMENTS:

Please join Alec Loorz the 16 year old youth environmental leader and founder of kids vs global warming and iMatter March, Ted Turner, Youth Speaks, rap artist AshEL Eldridge and other local youth leaders to march Market Street from Justin Herman Plaza to San Francisco Civic Center. WHAT YOU CAN DO: 1. Come to the iMatter March. Bring your friends, family and class mates. Pass this email along to your networks. DONATE. 2. Sign up at the SF iMatter event page on Facebook. 3. VOLUNTEER – Volunteers are needed for outreach and for day of coordination.Please contact Madhu Hans at (916) 548-1054 or mhans@maderagroup.net All other inquiries: Kath Delaney, Project Coordinator at (415) 531-1642; kdelaney@maderagroup.net


ORGANIZER BIO:

Kath Delaney is the founder of Madera Group a San Francisco Bay Area consulting firm. Kath is closely tied to progressive organizations and involved in vital campaigns for women’s leadership, environmental awareness and social change. Kath has been advising environmental organizations on environmental policy, communications and events for the past 20 years. Environmental consultant Susan Silber, Ambessa Cantave and Caroline Sandifer from Earth Team are the lead organizers in our effort helping to organize the march, shouting out to our leaders, “we matter!”

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iMatter March | Washington, DC

 


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DATE: May 8, 2011

TIME: 10:00 am-1:00 pm

START LOCATION: Capitol Hill Grounds (Louisiana & First NE)

END LOCATION: White House & US Chamber of Commerce

COMMENTS:

On May 8th the world will be marching to demand a sustainable future for the youngest generations. Marches will be happening worldwide from the Himalayas, to Mount Everest, to a 100 mile march in Bangladesh, to Antarctica, to Canada, to DC! Joining us in the streets of DC will be: – Dr. James Hansen (Top NASA Climatologist http://bit.ly/m1UbPC) & his grandchildren! – Aimee Christensen (CEO Christensen Global Strategies, http://bit.ly/lZXjWh) – Substantial Films (2010 Canada International Film Award Winner) Substantial Films is flying into DC to include footage of our march in a documentary! This Wednesday May 4 legal petitions were released in courts across the country by the youth plaintiffs and their lawyers! Join us this Sunday!


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