The Great March for Climate Action in Taos May 24 and 25, 2014.
Read this editorial invite from Gaia Mika.
Schedule of activities for the community of Taos!
Saturday May 24
12-1 PM: Earthships Tour & Party with lunch for attending Marchers
12-1 PM: March Against Monsanto at the Taos Farmer’s Market (next to Taos Public Library, 402 Camino De La Placita, Taos, NM 87571, contact is Rivera Sun)
2:45 PM: Meet the marchers at the Taos Visitor’s Center (1139 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM) Banner & Sign Setup, Musical Instrument pickup.
3:00 PM: Erin Sandborn, Exec. Dir, of the Taos Green Chamber of Commerce will speak with the Marchers.
3:10 PM: Procession Blessing by Rev. Yusen Yamato, (he will arrive at 2:30pm) a Buddhist Monk and Japanese native. In 1976, Yamato walked from Los Angeles, Calif., to Washington, D.C., carrying the prayer of global peace. He did this three more times.
3:15 PM: Community members join the marchers in a procession along Paseo del Pueblo Sur to Kit Carson Park Bandshell Stage area (2.5 miles to 211 Paseo del Pueblo Norte)
4:00 PM: Welcome celebration at the Kit Carson Park Bandshell Stage area with speakers William DeBuys, Patricia McCabe, and Marchers Berenice Tompkins, Jerry Stewart, and Kat Haber.
Sunday May 25
11:00 AM: Chalisa chanting at Hanuman Temple
11:00 AM: Marchers Winter Ross, Izzy Mogelgaard, Ken Snyder, Bob Cook, and Miriam Kashia present at the Taos Unitarian Universalist congregation. (Ranchos de Taos Presbyterian Church, 1 San Francisco Rd., Ranchos de Taos.)
11:30 AM: Education Outreach Program Children’s Spiritual Stewardship Presentation in Taos (Marcher Lala Palazzolo)
1:30 PM: Special Event TBA!
2-5 PM: Community Service at Hanuman Temple (ALL Marchers)
3-5 PM: Wired! Café house party for the marchers and community (705 Felicidad Ln Taos, New Mexico 87571)
6:30 PM: Community Potluck with the marchers at Valverde Commons Co-housing Community