The Asheville Indivisible Climate SubGroup is organizing the Sister Climate March to the DC event here in town on April 29. We will kick off (RAIN OR SHINE!) with a rally near Vance Monument in Pack Square at 10a featuring motivational speeches from:
*Native American blessing by Sharon Oxendine, First Nation Elder
*Brownie Newman, Chair of Buncombe County Commission
*Dee Williams, candidate for City Council
*Rev. Thomas Murphy of All Souls Cathedral
*Dayna Reggero of the Climate Listening Project
*Cleo Doran and Helena Marmolejos
with Drew Jones of Climate Interactive as MC.
For the "march" component of the event we will be doing SIDEWALK MARCHING throughout the city and then concluding our event at THE BLOCK off biltmore ( 39 S. Market St.) for music, food, drinks and fun.
This event will be held in partnership with two other local groups’ pre-events. The Sierra Club will sponsor a screening of the documentary After the Flood narrated and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, examining the effects of Climate Change, Friday 4/21 @7 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Church, corner of Charlotte and Edwin Pl. THE BLOCK off Biltmore is hosting a screening of Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, also from DiCaprio, about the effects of animal agriculture on the planet, Sunday, 4/23, 4 p.m. at 39 S. Market St.