Native Voices for Planet Earth: The United Nations Climate Change Conference ~ A Vision and A Fundraiser
Attend a community meeting with Tom Goldtooth, Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network, and other delegates traveling to Paris for the United Nations Climate Conference in December.
Saturday, September 26th, 2015, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Paul and Sheila Wellstone Center – Neighborhood House
179 Robie St. East, St. Paul, 55107
FREE parking in the Neighborhood House ramp;
$55 Recommended Registration, includes catered lunch by Chowgirls
The public is invited to meet Tom Goldtooth, Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN, www.ienearth.org), and learn about the demands that a delegation of North and South American Indigenous citizens, including some from Minnesota, will be presenting at the December, 2015, UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21). The Indigenous Environmental Network, along with other international Indigenous delegations in Paris, will be asking all governments to:
– Leave fossil fuels in the ground
– Respect Native sovereignty
– Plan for a transition away from the extractive toward a regenerative economy
– End the commodification and privatization of nature
A “zero waste” catered lunch and small group “breakouts” to discuss the local and global action steps leading up to and beyond the Paris Conference will follow the morning plenary session with Tom. Proceeds from a concurrent silent auction will go to the IEN travel fund for Paris.
Join us. Everyone’s voice is needed amplify awareness about this critically important international meeting and to plan community actions.
Sponsored by Northland Sustainable Solutions; co-sponsored by the Minnesota Pachamama Community, the Justice Commission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and Consociates, St. Paul Province, Future First, MN350, AM950 Radio and Spirit United.
For more information, contact Rebecca Cramer, 612-388-2542, firstname.lastname@example.org