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New Meetup: ACTION ALERT: Pre-Debate Green Rally / March in Nashville

From: Tami
Sent on: Monday, October 6, 2008 9:46 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for GREEN EVENTS - Chattanooga Environmental Meetup Group!

What: ACTION ALERT: Pre-Debate Green Rally / March in Nashville

When: October 7,[masked]:30 PM

Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.)

Meetup Description: Please join us for the Debate Rally and March, and help spread the word among your networks. Below is a sample action alert to forward. Below the Action Alert is the list of final events.
Action Alert

This Tuesday before the second Presidential debate in Nashville, Tennessee the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy along with the Southern Energy Network and our allies are organizing a Rally and March. This is your opportunity to show the media and our presidential candidates that we want strong action for clean energy and the solutions to climate change. The Rally site will have powerful visuals including a blow up coal power plant, large model wind farm and a solar PV system. You bring your voice! We will bring the green hard hats! The green hard hats symbolize the development of the green jobs movement, but the more people the more effective the message.

Please join us and help spread the word.

What: Presidential Debate Rally and March on clean energy and climate change.

When: Starting at 5:30 p.m. Central Time, Tuesday, October 7th.
(ie 6:30 pm Eastern)

Where: Starting at Fannie Mae Dee's (Dragon) Park. Nashville, Tennessee.

For more information: Contact Gil at (865) 789-5482.


Come to Nashville! Tuesday, October 7th is the Tennessee Day of Action for Clean and Just Energy

Show our candidates and elected officials up and down that ballot that Tennessee is voting for clean and just energy!

Schedule of Events
(All Times Central)

Monday, October 6th - 1pm - Fannie Mae Dee's (Dragon) Park - Opening Press Conference
backdrop of a solar array, model wind farm and an inflatable power plant.
students, media and Tennessee residents are welcome to attend this informative event.

Tuesday, October 7th - Day Of Action!
Check-in (for schedule, map, shirt, ect.)
12pm - 3pm plaza at north entrance to Legislative Plaza
3pm - 5:30pm Fannie Mae Dee's Park

1:00 pm - Teach-in; Tennessee's Energy Future - Room 29 Legislative Plaza
Featuring Argun Makhijani - President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research
Energy Specialists, Officials, Students, and Citizens will discuss the potential for a carbon free, nuclear free Tennessee.

3:00 pm - Taking It to the Streets - Downtown
Get in on the force of Climate Voters that's sweeping across this nation with Power Vote! We'll take our message and our clipboards to the streets to engage more people in voting for a clean and just energy future.

4:00 pm - Critical Mass Bike Ride for a Sustainable Tennessee - Meet at War Memorial Mall
4:00 pm Meet Up -- 4:30pm Ride - Join with cyclist from across Tennessee to advocate for alternative transportation. Use Your Bikes and Your Bodies to show our officials we want a clean energy future! Ride will commence at rally

5:30 pm - Rally and March - Fannie Mae Dee's (Dragon) Park - wear your green
Students and citizens will gather sporting green hard hats, symbolizing the development of the green jobs movement. Speakers will cover the importance of this debate, work of Tennessee students, green jobs, energy solutions, and the national movement for clean and just energy.

view online at

Gil Melear-Hough
Tennessee Director of Renewable Programs

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
P.O. Box 1842,
Knoxville, TN 37901
(O) (865)[masked] ext.15
Cell (865)[masked]
[address removed]

PS Contact [address removed] to see about carpooling from Chattanooga. Her phone is:[masked]

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