A FREE FORUM IN THREE ACTS
Clean Energy & Healthy Neighborhoods: Trees, Gas Leaks, Pipelines, Development, and YOU!
ACT I: Speakers will address problems and actions/solutions on the issues of methane gas leaks, health issues, development, climate change, trees, and environmental justice. Speakers include Rev. Mariama White-Hammond, Minister for Ecological Justice; Prof. Nathan Phillips, Dept. of Earth and Environment at Boston University; Curtis Nordgaard, MD a pediatrician who founded MA Health Care Providers against Fracked Gas; and Patrick Roche, Energy Coordinator, Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC). Moderated by Michael McCord, founder and Headmaster of the Learning Project Elementary School, there will be a brief Q&A session.
ACT II: A brief theatrical contribution to the discussion.
ACT III: Featuring over 18 community advocacy groups sharing information and letting you know how you can become more involved and take ACTION. Groups such as Mass Energy Consumer Alliance, Greenovate Boston, Boston Climate Action Network (BCAN), Mothers Out Front/Downtown, HEET (Home Energy Efficiency Team), Stop W. Roxbury Lateral Pipeline/Resist The Pipeline, MASS Health Care Providers against Fracked Gas, Clean Water Action, RENEW Boston, 350 Mass for Better Future, Sierra Club Massachusetts, Conservation Law Foundation, Charles River Watershed Association, BYO Bag, Friends of the Public Garden, Emerald Necklace Conservancy, Environment Massachusetts, Arts Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK), West Roxbury Saves Energy, Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay (NABB — Green Committee, Commonwealth Avenue Mall Committee, and Development Committee), Ellis South End Neighborhood Association, State Legistlators and Boston City Coucilors have been invited to participate. Check back here for updates!
Here’s your chance to Act Now at the Lyric Stage. We can work together to RAISE AWARENESS and TAKE ACTION
Join us for a lively and unique evening featuring a cash bar, free snacks, and chances to WIN great prizes!
The Lyric Stage is easily accessible by T (close to both Copley and Back Bay Stations). Seating will be general admission, based on arrival. Venue is fully accessible.