[bc-can] Invitation to the Launch of the West Coast Climate Action Network, Tuesday October 5th, 7pm



Greetings!We invite you to join us at the Public Launch of the West Coast Climate Action Network on Tuesday October 5th, at 7pm.
Join us as we work to promote and support the work of climate action groups all across BC, and to urge more rapid and urgent climate action, while working to centre Indigenous and other under-represented voices. The climate justice movement is rapidly growing, and the need for collaboration and solidarity has never been greater. #WeCanDoMoreTogether #WeCanJustTransition
Our Launch will be Live-streamed on YouTube. To register, click here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/launch-of-the-west-coast-climate-action-network-tickets-178236328657 You can also watch on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/WEClimateAction/
With speakers, musicians and poets:• Christine Lowther, widely published Poet Laureate of Tofino.• Connie Larochelle, WE-CAN Chair, from the Beaver Clan, Haisla First Nation. • Dan Mangan, two-time Juno Award musician and songwriter. • Druv Kent, India-born, Singapore-based singer and songwriter.• Grand Chief Philip Stewart, President of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, Grand Chief of the Okanagan Nation.• Guy Dauncey, author, co-founder of the West Coast Climate Action Network.• Katia Bannister, youth activist, poet, leader of the Cowichan Valley Earth Guardians.• Seth Klein, author of A Good War: Mobilizing Canada... for the Climate Emergency, and founder of The Climate Emergency Unit.• Tonye Aganaba, multidisciplinary artist, musician, and facilitator residing on the unceded territories of the Squamish, Musqueam & Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. Their new album ‘Something Comfortable’ is an intentional and devotional endeavour inspired by their battle with Multiple Sclerosis.• Tracey Saxby, marine scientist, musician, and accidental activist, Executive Director of My Sea to Sky.• Tzeporah Berman, International Program Director at Stand.earth, Chair of the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Committee.• Vanessa Prescott, Métis poet and clinical herbal therapist. A Request
We would really value your help in promoting our launch. Can you do the following?
  • Register for the Launch
  • Forward this invitation to members of your group.
  • Post it on your Facebook Page. Here’s some text you can cut and paste:

We invite you to the Public Launch of the West Coast Climate Action Network! Our purpose is to promote and support the work of climate action groups all across BC and to urge more rapid and urgent climate action, while working to centre Indigenous and other under-represented voices. Register on eventbrite to receive the livestream link (YouTube) or tune in on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/WEClimateAction/. #WeCanDoMoreTogether #WeCanJustTransition Register here: https://tinyurl.com/ntcsh6ea
  • Post the same to Twitter and Instagram

Many thanks! We need each other.
Guy Dauncey
Co-Chair, West Coast Climate Action Network
https://bcclimateactionnetwork.wordpress.com Author, Speaker,
I am honoured to live on the Traditional Territory of the Stz’uminus and Snuneymuxw First Nations
Ladysmith, BC








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