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All Day Two Day Festival
APRIL 21-22

FAIR PARK
FREE ADMISSION


Earth Day Dallas features two days of engaging exhibits, compelling speakers, music, entertainment, food and fun for everyone. Join us April 21-22, 2012 in Fair Park to see how you can make a difference.
Mission:  Learn. Grow.

Celebrate Earth Day at this fun festival with exhibits, speakers, films, music, food & more focused on making a positive impact on our environment.

The heart of the festival is the Eco Expo, and exhibitors will use their presence to promote their achievements as green leaders, and teach attendees how to take environmentally responsible action by better utilizing available resources, switching to eco-friendly products, or joining their organizations.

In addition to the Eco Expo, attendees will have a number of educational entertainment options, which will include:

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is notorious for suing the EPA over haze regulations. He has already stated he'd like to slash staff by half and severely slash its budget. His confirmation is this week.

Meet in front of the Robert E. Lee statue. 

Info: Rita Beving, rita.beving@gmail.com, or Gary Delarios, gary.delarios@gmail.com

We welcome your group to join us as we discuss 2017 events; plus invite you to share information about your organization. Come and join other Tarrant County non-profits interested in sharing and educating each other about environmental awareness.

RSVP to joan@commodityrecyclingsolutions.com OR lonburnam@gmaill.com

CCL will be screening the movie Facing the Surge as well as engaging the political process on social media.

Info: brett.cease@citizensclimatelobby.org

Monthly gathering of environmental activists from across North Texas to share news and plan strategies.

Topics to be addressed:

1. 2017 Legislative session

2. Trans Pecos Pipeline

3. EPA Haze Rule

4. Water in North Texas

5. Your org's issues and concerns 

Plus late breaking news on the Keystone XL.

RSVP: Rita Beving at rita.beving@gmail.com or 214-557-2271 

Come to an informal conversation over the environment, with coffee and croissants (or whatever tasty stuff you want to order) at La Madeleine. We will talk about a national and state outlook on environmental issues. What are your concerns and questions? Sponsored by the Dallas Sierra Club and Public Citizen. Info: Rita Beving at rita.beving@gmail.com or 214-557-2271 or Chris/Dick Guldi at caguldi03@gmail.com.

A continuing education course on community organizing featuring veteran organizers from a variety of social justice movements. Hosted by DFW air quality watchdog Downwinders at Risk.

READ THE GREEN SOURCE DFW ARTICLE

A full day of skills and information workshops aimed at making you a better activist.

Workshops include:

Fighting Permits in Texas

Petitioning Rights

Basic Door-to-Door Outreach

High Tech Tools for Citizens

Health Survey Dos and Don’ts

 

Researchers from UTA and UTD, plus more time with Melissa Mays and Nayyirah Shariff from Flint and more.

SPECIAL LUNCHTIME FORUM: How do local governments protect themselves in the Trump Era? 

Part of Downwinders at Risk's Root and Branch Revue, the evening features panel discussion with Flint activists and Melissa May and Nayyirah Shariff and DFW activists, moderated by Randy Lee Loftis, reporter Texas Climate News, and former environmental reporter with the Dallas Morning News. Free.

The Root and Branch Revue, Downwinders at Risk’s multi-day floating conference for green activists, is scheduled for Jan. 24-28 and includes the first trip to Texas of two of the Flint, Michigan women who blew the top off that town’s lead-contaminated drinking water scandal. 

Jan. 24, 7-9 pm: Film Screening & Discussion "When is Civil Disobedience Effective?" Angelika Theater at @ Mockingbird Station, 5321 E Mockingbird, Dallas. Free.

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