"Action is the Antidote to Despair" - Edward Abbey

Saturday, February 08, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Washington, D.C. area

Climate Strikes at Chase Banks

The "stop-funding-the-climate crisis" movement is exploding across the country because governments are dragging their feet in addressing our climate emergency. It's time to demand that banks help by ending their financing of climate pollution. Chase Bank is the #1 funder in fossil fuels of any bank in the world.

Join Climate First! on February 8th at one of our peaceful rallies at a Chase Bank branch in Bethesda, MD, or McLean, VA. Please bring your kids and tell your friends! 

Action #1 in Bethesda, MD, organized by Climate First!.
What: A rally at a local Chase Bank.
When: 11 am to 11:45 am, Saturday, February 8, 2020.
Where: Chase Bank, 4749 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD (corner of Woodmont and Bethesda Avenues). 
Misc: No RSVP is necessary, just show up! If you have any questions, contact Bernie, the action leader, at bernsolnik@yahoo.com. 

Action #2 in McLean, VA, organized by Climate First!.
What: A short march, followed by a lunchtime protest at the local Chase Bank.
When: 11:30 am to 1 pm, Saturday, February 8, 2020. Limited time? Meet us at 12:10 pm at the bank, 1300 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA.
Where: Meet at Sweet Leaf Cafe at 11:30 am, 1359 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA; limited parking in front of cafe, but there is a parking lot in back.  
Misc: The Chase Bank is a short walk from the cafe. For further info (including to RSVP) re the McLean action, contact Ted, the action leader, at tconwell@climatefirst.us, or (301) 589-7598 (mobile).

MISC. INFO REGARDING THE ABOVE ACTIONS: Dress for the weather. Events go forward rain or shine. If time, make a sign. NOTE: There is no civil disobedience or arrests planned at either action.

Sunday, March 01, 2020 at 01:30 PM
Washington, DC

Climate First!'s Annual Meeting

Join Climate First! at its 7th Annual Meeting on Sunday afternoon, March 1, 2020 at the Tenleytown Library in NW Washington, D.C. We'll enjoy delicious home-cooked vegetarian food, while listening to inspiring speakers. 

When: Sunday, March 1, 2020; 1:30 PM to 3:45 PM.
Where: Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library, 4450 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. After entering the library, go upstairs to the large meeting room. The Tenleytown-AU Metro stop (Red Line) is across the street from the library. 

Misc.: Please RSVP below for the meeting. If you can, bring a vegetarian dish to share. And let Ted know beforehand what dish you are bringing.

If you have any questions, please contact Ted at tconwell@climatefirst.us, or (301) 589-7598 (mobile).

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 09:00 AM · 5 rsvps

Climate Strikes

On Earth Day, April 22, 2019, Climate First! and others will be running thousands of climate strikes around the world against those corporations and governments that are mostly responsible for the climate crisis. More information will be posted in the future.

What: Climate Strikes.
When: Wednesday, April 22, 2019.
Where: World-wide.
Misc: Stay tuned.

For more information, contact Ted at tconwell@climatefirst.us or (301)589-7598(mobile).