Displaying our signs linking the Pentagon, war and military actions and climate destruction, Grannies for Peace and other members of Women Against War joined environmental allies for an hour stand near Capitol Park West.
This was the brief description of the all day Earth Day celebration held on Wednesday, April 22nd in Albany:
Wednesday, April 22, 11 am. – 8 pm. Earth Day 2015, West Capitol Park, Albany. Energize Democracy Climate Justice Rally, Speakers- Music -Action. Organized by Frack Free Nation which would like you to sign up that you’ll be there:
Here was the invitation to our event: which lasted formally for just one hour but some of us attended more of the Earth Day celebration (see more photos at Frack Free Nation)
Wednesday, April 22, Noon – 1:00 pm, West Capitol Park, Albany. Join Women Against War & Grannies for Peace at the Earth Day 2015 Rally. We’ll be demonstrating with signs and banners protesting the US military: the world’s single biggest consumer of fossil fuels Maureen Aumand will be among the speakers.
Remarks by Maureen Aumand at Earth Day Events on April 22
For many more of Mabel’s photos see our blog article on the Times Union website:
Today (4/28/15) I received a report from Joy First of NCNR about their Earth Day Pentagon action. It’s quite moving and I’ll link to it here.Letter on April 27 about NCNR actions
She also provided a link to some pictures of the arrests at the Pentagon.