New Meetup: Hands Across the Sand-Largest Gathering Against Offshore Oil Drilling in History

From: Cathy
Sent on: Friday, June 18, 2010 12:14 PM
New Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:
http://www.meetup.com/nycenvironment/calendar/13840662/
Organized: Jen

Hands Across the Sand-Largest Gathering Against Offshore Oil Drilling in History

When: Saturday, June 26,[masked]:00 AM

Where:
Coney Island Beach
602 Surf Avenue & West 8th Street Near the Aquarium
Brooklyn, NY 11224

New Yorkers and the World to Join Hands in Largest Gathering
Against Offshore Oil Drilling in History.

Our message is to say YES to clean energy and NO to offshore oil drilling.
Questions? Contact Jen
WHAT: New Yorkers will join hands at Coney Island Beach in
solidarity with people on beaches and in parks and cities all
across America and the World, united against the dangers
offshore oil drilling present to our oceans and marine
wildlife, fishing industries and coastal economies, in Hands
Across The Sand.

WHO: New Yorkers of all walks of life and crosses political
affiliations are invited to join thousands of people across the
world.

WHEN: Saturday, June 26, 2010 Meet at 11AM at the beach, rain or shine, at 12PM form lines in the sand against oil drilling in our coastal waters and join hands for 15 minutes. Leave only your footprints behind.
noon.

WHERE: Coney Island beach, near the NY Aquarium (602 Surf
Avenue & West 8th Street, Brooklyn)

WHY: Hands Across The Sand's mission is to steer America's
energy policy away from its dependence on fossil fuels and into
the light of clean energy. The aim is to convince our leaders
to abandon expanded offshore oil drilling and adopt policies
that encourage clean and renewable energy sources. We are
joining hands to say YES to clean energy and NO to offshore oil
drilling.

More info is available at: www.handsacrossthesand.org
RSVP on Facebook at: http://tinyurl.com/Ha...
Follow on Twitter: HandsNYC

Directions:
Take the Brooklyn bound 'F' 'D', 'N' or 'Q' train to the end of the line - Coney Island Stillwell Avenue Station - and just cross the street! Stillwell Avenue bottoms out onto the beach. You can't miss it.
You can always get in touch with me through the "Contact Organizer" link on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/nycenvironment/suggestion/

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