DSA at the People's Climate March

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(Credit: Hallie Jay Pope)

FRIDAY, April 28: Building the Green Economy

Metro DC DSA is proud to host Building the Green Economy, a panel discussion on the intersections of economic and environmental justice. Join us at the Friends Meeting of Washington (2111 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008) for an evening of invigorating discussion with environmentalists, activists, and academics. The event will be moderated by Metro DC DSA member Sam Knight (Journalist, Co-Founder The District Sentinel podcast). The panel list is as follows:

  • Gar Alperovitz: Co-Founder of the Democracy Collaborative and the Next System Project
  • Shirley Fiske: Environmental and Policy Anthropologist, Professor at University of Maryland
  • Jacqui Patterson: Director of the NAACP Climate and Environmental Justice Program
  • Eugene Puryear: Stop Police Terror Project DC, Party for Socialism and Liberation
  • Margaret Klein Salamon: Clinical Psychologist, Co-Founder of The Climate Mobilization

6:30 PM: Doors open.

7:00 PM: Panel takes place.

9:15 PM: Open house at the DC DSA Office (1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20036). Join us for conversation and refreshments!

A $5 donation is requested to cover event costs.
RSVP for the panel on Facebook here or Meetup here.

Closest Metro station: Dupont Circle (1525 20th St. NW, Washington D.C. 20036 - Red Line).

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SATURDAY, April 29: People’s Climate Movement  — March for Jobs, Justice, & the Climate

11:00 AM: DSA members gather at the Christopher Columbus Memorial Fountain at Columbus Circle, immediately south of Union Station Metro Station & bus hub. We will have a flag, a large banner, posters and will be wearing lots of red!

Closest Metro station: Union Station (50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002 - Red Line).

​For those riding the MARC Train to Union Station, see this information.​

From there we will join all of our brothers and sisters at the main People’s Climate March gathering outside of the U.S. Capitol building (East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington, DC 20004).

12:30 PM: Begin marching up Pennsylvania Avenue towards the White House

1:30 PM: March will surround the White House on all sides and take a powerful collective action.

3:00 PM: March will reconvene at the Washington Monument to hear from the frontline communities of the climate crisis about solutions.

After March (4-7 PM): DSA members gather at The Big Hunt in Dupont Circle (1345 Connecticut Ave NW) where buffet-style food will be provided by the national office.

8:00 PM: Fundraising party at a private residence in Adams Morgan on California Street between 18th/19th St NW, likely followed up by karaoke!

Closest Metro station: Dupont Circle (1525 20th St. NW, Washington, DC 20036 - Red Line).

RSVP for the march on Facebook here or Meetup here.