South Bend

September 12

  • 16.5 miles


~ Event Information ~

  • Friday, September 12

    The marchers from The Great March for Climate Action will arrive at the Good Shepherd Montessori School in the early afternoon, around 2-4. Upon their arrival, a short program will be held with the students before they leave for the weekend. A potluck will be held at the school at 6:00pm that evening, prepared with the help of the St. Joseph parish and the Unitarian Universalist congregation. Members of Good Shepherd Montessori School, the University of Notre Dame, the city of South Bend and all others are invited.
    All food donations are welcome. Food items to bring include: locally grown fruits and vegetables, breads, baked goods and vegetarian and vegan casseroles. All food items should avoid the use of plastic or styrofoam. Instead, reusable kitchen wear is encouraged. ***NO PEANUTS OR TREE NUTS DUE TO ALLERGIES***
    Saturday, September 13
    Noon – 2:00pm
    The marchers will be hosting a vegan cooking course for the students and parents of GSMS. For details, see Clifford Peterson.
    3:00pm – 5:00pm
    At 3:00pm in the Hesburgh Library Auditorium at The University of Notre Dame, we will be hosting the screening of the newly-released documentary, “Disruption”, which covers the climate justice movement and the People’s Climate March that will be held in New York City on September 21, 2014. After the film, we will hold a discussion regarding social movements and the role of non-violent direct action. The panelist will include, Jimmy Betts, a marcher and head organizer, Prof. Ann Mische, Associate Professor of Sociology and Peace Studies at The University of Notre Dame, and a student representative from The University of Notre Dame. The discussion will be facilitated by Garrett Blad, president of GreeND at Notre Dame. 



~ Campsite ~

  • Good Shepherd Montessori School

    1101 East Jefferson, South Bend, IN


~ Marching map for the day ~

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