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What: Rally with speakers, giant banners, singing telegram for President Obama, and more.

Sponsored by: SanDiego350.org, Citizens Climate Lobby, Sierra Club San Diego, and other organizations

To RSVP or for more information: http://sandiego350.org/ai1ec_event/keystone-pipeline-protest/

San Francisco

When: Sunday, February 17, 1-3 p.m.

Where: One Market Plaza, 1 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94105

Sponsored by: Local Bay Area 350 organizations, chapters of The Sierra Club, NRDC, and dozens of other Bay Area organizations

To RSVP or for more information: http://www.350bayarea.org/forward_on_climate_bay_area_rally

Colorado

Denver

When: Sunday, February 17, 11:30 a.m.

Where: March from Auraria Campus (900 Auraria Parkway) to Civic Center Parkway

What: Student-led march and human oil spill (please wear all black!)

Sponsored by: Go Fossil Free Campaigns, 350 Colorado, Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign, Greenpeace, Environment Colorado, Conservation Colorado, Protect Our Colorado, and other organizations

To RSVP or for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/517131098320864/

Illinois

Chicago

When: Sunday, February 17, 11:00 a.m.

Where: Grant Park (Michigan and Congress)

What: Chicagoans will gather in Grant Park to celebrate and display the growth of sustainable communities in our city and reject the authority of governments to destroy the future of our home.

Sponsored by: Chicago Youth Climate Coalition – CYCC

To RSVP or for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/182372655219910/

Iowa

Ames

When: Sunday, February 17, 1 – 2 p.m.

Where: Brookside Park

What: This is a family-friendly event. There will be a 10 minute talk about why we owe it to our children to address climate change now, and there will be a petition to sign asking President Obama not to approve the pipeline. There will also be a letter for kids to sign.

To RSVP or for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/141150469381639/

Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Iowa City, Davenport, and Dubuque

When: Friday, February 15

What: Iowans across the state are asking our Congressional representatives and senators for climate action by delivering letters and postcards to their offices supporting climate action.

Sponsored by: Iowa Climate Advocates

To RSVP or for more information: http://www.iowaclimateadvocates.org/nationalupdates/february15-climateactionacrossiowa

Michigan

Fenton

When: Sunday, February 17, 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

What: Coalition teach-in on climate change in solidarity with the Forward on Climate Rally in DC.

Sponsored by: Interfaith Committee on Latin America, Joining Hands Action Team of the Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy, Missouri Coalition for the Environment, Climate Action Saint Louis, Sierra Club, Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment, and the Gateway Green Alliance

To RSVP or for more information: https://docs.google.com/a/sierraclub.org/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dG1oVXM0MTRxWllwNUt5Yk04cHJFZFE6MQ#gid=0

Minnesota

St. Paul

When: Friday, February 15, 7 a.m.

Where: Amtrak Station, 730 Transfer Road

What: Join Minnesota storyteller Kevin Kling, National Book Award winning author Louise Erdrich, musicians Prudence Johnson and Simone Perrin, State Representative Frank Hornstein, Kate Jacobson of Mn350.org, Margaret Levin of the Sierra Club, and many others at a send-off rally for 72 Minnesotans riding the “Earth Train to DC for #ForwardonClimate Rally.” Press conference inside the Midway Amtrak station at 7:00 a.m. prior to departure.

Sponsored by: Interfaith Committee on Latin America, Joining Hands Action Team of the Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy, Missouri Coalition for the Environment, Climate Action Saint Louis, Sierra Club, Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment, and the Gateway Green Alliance

To RSVP or for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/508109692573514/

Montana

Bozeman

When: Sunday, February 17, 1 p.m.

Where: The library at 626 E. Main St.

What: We will hold signs at 1 p.m., then watch a live feed of the Forward on Climate Rally in D.C. from the library. We will hear from speaker Kristi Chester Vance of Forest Ethics.

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