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Festival for the Planet
ALL DAY ACTIVITIES, 10 - 5
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Festival for the Planet 10/1
Festival, 10 a.m - 7:30 p.m.
Soldier's Grove
Commonwealth Avenue

Climate Change Theatre Action, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Grace United Methodist Church
216 State Street

Art Exhibits

Worth Protecting Photo Exhibit

Movement Photos

Interactive Art

Learn to make prints!

Make a square for our Eyes Quilt!

Information Tables

Action for the Climate Emergency

Breathe Project

Capital Area Cleanup and Creative Community Grow

Center for Coalfield Justice

Extinction Rebellion Philly

Fair Districts PA

Fridays For Future Philadelphia

Group Against Smog & Pollution

Intertwined faith community

League of Women Voters Pa Capital Region LWVPACAPREG

MarchOnHarrisburg

Mountain Watershed Association 

Move Past Plastic MPP

Pasa Sustainable Agriculture

Pennsylvania Action on Climate (PAC)

Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light

People Over Petro POPCO

Protect PT

Save Our Streams, PA 

Sierra Club Moshannon Group

Strong Towns Harrisburg

Sunella Co.

The Climate Reality Project

Third Act Pennsylvania

Three Rivers Waterkeeper

TIAA-Divest!

Vote Solar

Panel Discussions 

Two concurrent panel discussions this year!

11:30 - 1:00

Tent 1 - Plastics, PFAS, and Petrochemicals

Tamela Trussel - Move Past Plastic

Hilary Flint - Beaver County Marcellus Awareness Community, Eyes on Shell

Raina Ripple - Former ED of Environmental Health Project

Dustin White - Center for International Environmental Law

Tent 2 - Environmental Justice

Rafiyqa Muhammad - Harrisburg-based EJ advocate and Artistic Director for Ngozi Inc. who serves on the DEP's Environmental Justice Advisory Board (EJAB)

Justice Shorter - Disability Rights advocate

Joe Hill - Defend Ohi:yo'

Ray Kemble - Dimock resident

1:00 - 2:00 - TOUR DE PAC ARRIVAL AT MAIN STAGE

2:00 - 3:30

Tent 1 - Current Threats and Opportunities

Tracy Carluccio, Deputy Director, Delaware Riverkeeper Network - LNG

Susan Volz, Advocacy Coordinator, Clean Air Council - Advanced Plastic Recycling

Karen Feridun, Co-founder, Better Path Coalition - Hydrogen and Carbon Capture and Storage

Linda Christman, President, Save Carbon County - Cryptocurrency

Ginny Kerslake, Eastern PA Organizer, Food & Water Watch - Data Centers

Gillian Graber, Executive Director, Protect PT - Injection Wells

Anneke van Rossum, Advocacy and Policy Coordinator, Delaware Riverkeeper Network - Held v. Montana and Green Amendments

Tent 2 - Tools in Our Toolbox

Patrick Campbell, Executive Director, Group Against Smog and Pollution (GASP)

Barbara Lucia, Warren County resident

Megan McDonough, State Director, Food & Water Watch

3:30 - 5:00

Tent 1 - Health Studies, Health Effects

Lois Bower-Bjornson, SWPA Field Organizers, Clean Air Council and impacted resident

Stacey Magda, Community Organizer, Mountain Watershed Association

Heaven Sensky, Organizing Director, Center for Coalfield Justice

Makenzie White, Formerly with Environmental Health Project

Laura Dagley, Medical Advocacy Coordinator, Physicians for Social Responsibility

Tammy Murphy, Advocacy Director, Physicians for Social Responsibility

Tent 2 - Watchdogs

Laurie Barr, President, Save Our Streams PA

Chris DiGiulio, Co-founder, Watchdogs of SEPA

Kelsey Krepps, Senior Campaign Representative, Sierra Club

Barbara Laxon, Bradford PA abandoned well hunter

Entertainment

10:00 - Tammi Hessen Bumbada

11:00 - Barbara Dyskant

12:00 - Chris LaRose

1:00 - Tour de PAC Arrival

2:00 - Interfaith Service organized by PAIPL

3:00 - TBA

4:00 - Matt Miskie

5:00 - Jam Session/Singalong with Jacob Butterly

Record Your Climate Story Booth

Make Your Own Smoothie Bike

Raging Chicken Podcast

Recycle Bicycle Bike Clinic

Food Trucks

FEATURED EVENTS

TOUR DE PAC ARRIVAL 1:00 - 2:00

 

BANNED BOOKS GIVEAWAY 2:00 - 6:00

JAM SESSION/SINGALONG 5:00 - 6:00

Bring your instruments or grab a bucket and join the rhythm section!

ALAN GRATZ & JOSLYN DIFFENBAUGH 6:00 - 7:00; BOOK SIGNING 7:30 - 8:00

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Alan tested positive for COVID a few days ago, so he will not be able to be with us. Joslyn will discuss the ban of Two Degrees at her school, her work to fight book bans, and more with Kevin Mahoney of Raging Chicken Press. 

We wish Alan a full and speedy recovery!

CLIMATE CHANGE THEATRE ACTION PERFORMANCE 8 P.M. - 10 P.M. GRACE METHODIST CHURCH, 216 STATE STREET

PROJECTIONS AT GRACE METHODIST BY AARON HENDERSON 10:00 P.M.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Our Logistics team is looking for volunteers to help during the day on Saturday, 9/30 to help set up the festival, Sunday, 10/1 to provide general assistance, staff the banned books table, and more, and on Monday, 10/2 to serve as a legal observer at the People’s Hearing. We also need a volunteer who can pick up (Sat) and drop off (Sun) the U-Haul we’ll have onsite. If you can lend a hand for a couple of hours, please let us know by filling out this form.

KEEPING IT GREEN!
We are happy to be working with Zero Fossil, and Wallop Water again this year! And look for Zero Waste's "Green Team" and drop your items in the proper receptacles.

 
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