Climate Change

4/29: DC People’s Climate Mob

On April 29, people from all over the country will come together for a powerful mobilization to fight back against attacks on our climate, our communities, and our jobs. Want to join this People’s Climate Mobilization in DC on April 29, but don’t know how to get there? Here are two options!

Option one: red-eye buses

A local coalition of labor unions, environmental justice groups, faith organizations, youth groups, and climate activism groups is coming together to send more than 1,000 people from the Boston area to the People’s Climate Mobilization on April 29 in Washington, DC. They want to make sure EVERYONE who wants to can go to this exciting march.

You can sign up and buy your tickets here.

Tickets between $40 and $125.

Prices may go up starting March 25, so buy your tickets now!

Option two: take the bus the day before and stay the night in a hotel

East Coast Edventures are organizing a bus that will depart from Shoppers World, Framingham leaving at 8:00 am on Friday, April 28th.

The cost for transportation to/from Washington, D.C. and to/from the March on Saturday is $125 round trip. They expect to arrive on Friday evening at approx. 6:00 pm. On Saturday morning, the bus will transport us from the hotel to a location near to the start of the March and back to the hotel later in the afternoon. On Sunday, it will depart for the ride home at approximately 9:00 a.m.

Please make payment to: East Coast Edventures P.O. Box 5070 Wayland, MA 01778 to hold your space.

Please make sure your plans are firm, as we will be unable to issue a refund for the transportation cost.

They have also pre-booked a block of rooms at Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge, 1900 North Fort Myer Drive in Arlington VA. The hotel is close to the Metro station and to the Key Bridge, within walking distance of Georgetown in D.C. You can choose between 1 king bed or 2 double beds. The price of the room is $129 + tax per night, including breakfast. Please book your room directly with the hotel by following these instructions:

1) Call the hotel directly at 703-807-2000 and mention “in-house reservations” and the block code “ECE

2) Make reservations online using this link. Scroll down and go to the calendar and put in the dates of the room block and you will be able to make reservations. You must book your room by Tues. 3/28/2017 to receive the discounted rate.

 

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