Water & Fire: Impacts of Climate Change
April 10-11: Water and Fire: Impacts of Climate Change conference will include presentations by experts on Sunday. On Monday, participants will identify next steps to help CA adapt to climate change. The conference is free but you must register. Sunday 11–8 pm (includes dinner); Monday 7:30–5:15 pm. Call 520-343-8181 or contact Michelle.
“People of conscience need to break their ties with corporations financing the injustice of climate change.”
—Archbishop Desmond Tutu
May is Bike Month!!
Join the 350 Sacramento team for May is Bike Month. It’s easy. Simply register(you must re-register each year), select 350 Sacramento as your team (you can have a work team too), and ride however many miles you pledge. This is a great opportunity to practice going car-free (or car-lite), get some exercise, enjoy the outdoors, and help the climate. Plus fun activities, raffles, and badges. Register in April and get your Early Bird Badge.
The San Diego City Council voted unanimously to make San Diego 100% renewable by 2035…Sacramento can certainly do better. Join the Model Sacramento workgroup as we explore the path to making 100% a reality. Next meeting: Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 pm @301 27th St. Laurie
April 18: Drilling Down into Health Impacts
Hear stories about some of the most severely impacted communities in CA at Drilling Down Into Health Impacts: The Effects of Oil and Gas on California’s Communities. Monday, April 18 from 6:30–8:30 @ Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 N St. Free but you must RSVP. Cosponsored by Rootskeeper, Breast Cancer Action, Center for Biological Diversity, Physicians for Social Responsibility, 350 Sacramento, and many other concerned groups.
If you’ve been meaning to cut your carbon footprint, this is a great place to start. Transition Streets brings neighbors together in small groups to evaluate and make changes in your use of energy, transportation, food, waste, water, etc. Strengthen your neighborhood, save money, make friends. This meeting is both for those who have already started the program and anyone interested in leanring more about Transition Streets. 7–8:30 pm at Belle Cooledge Library. Contact Richard for more info.
May 14: We’ll “Break Free from Fossil Fuels”
It’s a global wave of resistance!! Around the world people are Breaking Free from Fossil Fuels, including our closest action in LA. We’re still working on plans; stay tuned. Contact Megan or Chris to help.
Join 350 Sac; volunteer and get involved!
Wonder how you can get involved in the climate movement? Become a member of 350 Sacramento. There’s much to do: join a workgroup, table in April and May, make art, help plan an event. Have fun and meet others. Contact us at info@350sacramento.