Date(s) - 09/20/20
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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All Ages Welcome! Exhibits, Performers, Speakers, Ceremonial Tree Planting and Historic Peace Pole Re-dedication, Vendors, Refreshments – all Earth Friendly! Long Island Earth Day 2020 is a grassroots effort joining individuals and groups to initiate activities which will demonstrate our connection to and love for the Earth, our concern about the deadly harm we are doing to her, and the many ways in which our personal and joint actions can foster healing change. Our hope is to tap the energy and awareness of as many people as possible, that they may participate and commit to the well being of Earth through personal and joint actions. Goals include the education and involvement of people caring for the Earth through the celebration of Earth’s bounty and beauty, while recognizing her fragility. Our call is to action, especially Climate Action, focusing on Earth’s restoration and health.
Planning is ongoing for this major public festival celebrating 50 years since the first Earth Day will be held on Sunday, September 20 at Southaven County Park, located along the Carmen’s River. Any group aligned with these goals wishing to be an endorser of LI Earth Day 2020 may contact us by call or text to: (631) 523-4663 or email: email@example.com .
Sponsors/Endorsers/Speakers/Performers as of May 15, 2020:
Citizens Campaign for the Environment, Speaker
Citizens Climate Lobby Long Island, Speaker Ashley Hunt-Martorano
CEED (Center for Environmental Education and Discovery)
Eagle Scouts/ Girls Scouts/Boy Scouts
East End Action Network
Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center
Karl Grossman, Investigative Reporter/Professor of Journalism, Author, Speaker
HealthyPlanet USA, Bob DiBenedetto- Speaker
League of Women Voters of Brookhaven
Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives
Long Island Pine Barrens Society, Speaker
Long Island Poor People’s Campaign
North Country Peace Group
Open Space Council, Karen Blumer, Director
Pax Christ LI
Peace Action- NYS (PANYS), possible Speaker
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)
Plus 1Vote, Saad Amer, Founder, Speaker
Poor People’s Campaign – L.I.
Sierra Club Long Island Group, Dr. Charles Bevington, Chair, Speaker
South Country Peace Group, Inc.
SCCC Social Justice and Human Understanding Center
Suffolk County Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Conservation
Students for Climate Action (www.s4ca.org ), Speaker
The Grace Within
Vegan Long Island, Jennifer Greene, Founder- Speaker & exhibitor
Water for Long Island, Sarah Meyland, Director, Hydrogeologist Sarah Meyland
Wilderness Traveling Museum, Tipi Ted Strickroth, Founder
World Beat Groove