Brochures and Posters

When you are out in the community, help us spread the word. Print some posters and hang them where interested people can be made aware to join the cause. Brochures can be handed out where ever sustainably minded people gather. You can make a difference in the ripple effect! Tri-fold brochure (8.5×11) – Color Tri-fold brochure (8.5×11) – For grayscale printing Recruitment poster (18×24) Small poster (8.5×11) – Color Small poster (8.5×11) – For grayscale printing Large poster (11×17) – Color  


If you live in Des Moines, we need volunteers for all sorts of tasks right away! If you live elsewhere, we need even more help: * Recruit marchers. * Get the word out in your community. * Encourage people to like our Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter. * Contact like-minded organizations and college-campus organizers. * Make contact with the local media. * Help staff booths at community events. That’s the short list. What else would YOU like to do to help? To volunteer, Continue reading →


Q: Can I march part-time? A: Absolutely. Marchers are invited to march any duration they are able. Prospective marchers who are interested in completing a particular segment are invited to submit the application indicating the segment they wish to complete. Q: What route will the March take? A: We started in Los Angeles, California on March 1, 2014, traveled through Nebraska (the focal point of the Keystone Pipeline) and will end in Washington, DC, on November 1. Working with local contacts across the country, we Continue reading →

The Route

**Check the individual state maps below for more exact route that was taken through each state. Google maps does not allow for accurate information on such a large scale.** View Larger Map [show-map id=’2′] *The March ended on November 1, 2014. These are the states and communities the March visited as it crossed the country.   Previous States CALIFORNIA Cities: Wilmington, Los Angeles, Alhambra, Rosemead, El Monte, Baldwin Park, West Covina, Covina, Charter Oak, San Dimas, La Verne, Claremont, Montclair, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana, Bloomington, San Continue reading →

A New Beginning

Often, when a new year rolls around, people take it as an opportunity to start fresh, to change the path they are on. The Great March for Climate Action is taking this very literally. Santa Monica was originally going to be our starting point, but after some solid scouting work by our California State Coordinator, Ki Coulson, the Climate March will now kickoff in Wilmington, California. The change to Wilmington (which is a part of the greater Los Angeles area) will help shed some light Continue reading →

NRDC Endorses March

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), one of the most well-known and successful non-profits in the world, has endorsed the Great March for Climate Action. The NRDC has spent the last 40-plus years fighting for environmental causes through political action, grassroots activism and hands-on work. They have more than 1 million activists and members in their network, all working to preserve the environment and fight actions that would harm the Earth. NRDC President Frances Beinecke writes: “We have an obligation to protect future generations from Continue reading →

Packing List

All goes in 2 waterproof duffel bags (no suitcases or hard edges): Personal Deodorant Baby wipes (only compostable) Lip balm?with sun screen Compact or unbreakable mirror (or phone) Hand sanitizer Lotion Cosmetics bag Sunscreen Ziploc bags Identification Credit card ATM card Small wallet Reading glasses Ear plugs and/or eye mask Prescription medications Travel towel (quick dry) Hand towel (quick dry) Several bandanas Bug spray or wipes Tylenol/ibuprofen Band-aids First aid kit Clothing Socks for a week (Not cotton. Quick dry or smart wool) 2-7 shirts Continue reading →

Let’s Continue the Season of Giving

Let me open this post with a huge thank you. Last week was Giving Tuesday, and our lovely community of Climate March supporters, marchers, family and friends stepped up in a big way. We are inching our way towards $30,000 in donations on CrowdRise, and should reach that milestone today. There have been others who have come through with both monetary and in-kind donations (with special thanks to CantinaWest Solar Cookers, Joe Henry and Eco Commode). The support that we have received has been amazing, Continue reading →

Equipment Wish List

The Great March for Climate Action is looking for in-kind donations as well. We have already received donations of a truck, porta-potties and a parabolic solar cooker. If you have any of the following items to donate – or know of an individual or business who might – please contact Sarah Spain at Dishes, unbreakable, preferably sustainable origin Folding chairs 4 Hand washing stations Snake Bite Kits Sponsors for Solar Generator 10 WonderWash laundry machines 10 Wonderbags for cooking Bungee cords Solar Lanterns/lights for camp Continue reading →