Earth Day in Des Moines Iowa


The Road to The Green New Deal

Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University, 2507 University Avenue, Des Moines Iowa 50311

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Tickets: $5.00

Listen to stories of loss from climate change and hope that can be found in The Green New Deal.  This event will inspire and equip Iowans to truly be the change that is necessary to move The Green New Deal forward.

The Green New Deal (GND) is a proposed stimulus program that aims to address climate change and economic inequality The name refers to the New Deal, a set of social and economic reforms and public works projects undertaken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in response to the Great Depression.

This event is a stop on the Sunrise Movements cross country tour.  Sunrise is a movement to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process.

They are building an army of young people to make climate change an urgent priority across America, end the corrupting influence of fossil fuel executives on our politics, and elect leaders who stand up for the health and well being of all people.

They are ordinary young people who are scared about what the climate crisis means for the people and places they love.