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Green New Earth Day and Green New Deal Forum

Produced by the Northampton High School Environmental Club, Climate Action Now Western Massachusetts, and 2Degrees@GreenNeighbors.Earth

When: Monday, April 22,
First Churches Northampton, 129 Main Street, Northampton

What: An afternoon of music, dance and theater promoting principles of the Green New Deal.

2 pm - 5 pm Earth Dance starting in front of First Churches Northampton (in the sanctuary in case of inclement weather).

5 pm - 6 pm People’s March for Climate Action from First Churches to Northampton High School, 380 Elm St. The public is invited to carry signs, banners and flags in support of the Green New Deal.

6 pm - 7:30 pm Green New Deal Forum in the NHS auditorium. Students from the NHS Environmental Club and the Northampton Sunrise Hub will present the principles of the Green New Deal and question local political leaders about the vital role of youth in forwarding the GND agenda. Guests, including US Congressman James McGovern, State Senator Jo Comerford, Mayor David Narkewicz and Community Action Pioneer Valley Director Clare Higgins, will speak about possibilities for the Green New Deal at all levels of our government.

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Later Event: April 22
Easthampton Earth Day