8 AM – March 15.8 miles with us from ASU West Campus at 4710 West Thunderbird
No breakfast available, bring something or eat before you arrive. You can see our route for the day here.
2:30 PM – March 2.5 miles with us from Indian School Rd and N Central
You can meet up with us at the park on the northeast corner of Indian School Rd and N Central Ave. We will gather there at 2:30 PM, and leave at 3 PM to get to Margaret T. Hance Park before the rally begins.
April 7 – Rally, 4:00-6:00 PM, Margaret T. Hance Park
The rally will include music, speakers from people and groups affected by the climate crisis – including several marchers, and information about the march and local allies.
April 8 – 7:00 AM March with us! (again)
Note the time change! We will not be leaving at 8:30 AM, but at 7:00 AM.
You can join us as we march out of Margaret T. Hance Park in the morning. We intend to be leaving from there at 7:00 AM and will marching about 12.4 miles to 92nd St. and McDowell Rd in Scottsdale. See the April 8 route and schedule page.
“Marcher at the Movies” Outreach – ASU East campus and there the School of Sustainability will be screening Shift, a film that takes a closer look at what climate change really means in the United States, and the filmmakers will be there to discuss the film. Tuesday April 8 at 6:30PM http://sustainability.asu.edu/events/rsvp/shift-film
April 8 – 5:00 PM Environmental Justice / Racism Panel and Discussion, at Empty land around 92nd St and McDowell Rd.
Organized by Dr. Jim Driscoll (Executive Director, National Institute for Peer Support), the panelists, and marcher Liz Lafferty
Featured Community Panelists:
- Darren Chapman, an African-heritage leader, runs a community garden-based social change project in South Phoenix. Darren recently spoke at the Local to Global Festival in Phoenix.
- Rev. Oscar Tillman, President of the Maricopa County branch of the NAACP and member of the national NAACP Climate Justice Program Committee. He is the Interim Pastor of the New Home Baptist Church in Phoenix, Arizona.
- Dianne Post is an attorney whose career has focused on fighting one of the chief causes of poverty and injustice in the world – the inequality of women – with passion, creativity and great effect. Dianne is a staff attorney for the local NAACP.
- Tupac Enrique Acosta, of Tona Tierra a long-time environmental justice & community organizing group in Phoenix. Tupac is also part of the Indigenous Environmental Network. He was arrested for committing civil disobedience at the White House in 2011 for the Keystone XL Pipeline protests.