Center for Biological Diversity

Media Advisory, April 25, 2017

Contact:  Joe Shannon, Sierra Club, Plateau Conservation Committee, (928) 380-9537,
Lori Staudinger, Together We Will N AZ, lori.staudinger@gmail
Ryan Beam, Center for Biological Diversity, (928) 852-9929,

Flagstaff to Hold Peoples Climate March, 100 Days of Resistance

FLAGSTAFF,Ariz. Thousands of people throughout Arizona and the country will be marching in the Peoples Climate March on Saturday to stand up for communities, climate justice and the world's future. Flagstaff's environmental and community groups have come together to organize Saturday's march, which begins at City Hall.

“We're marching because President Trump and his administration are a threat to the future of our planet, the safety of our communities and the health of our families,” said Ryan Beam of the Center for Biological Diversity.

Saturday is the 100th day of Trump's presidency, and marchers will be pledging 100 days of resistance to the administration's attacks on hard-won protections for the climate, health and communities, and the rights of people of color, workers, indigenous people, immigrants, women, LGBTQIA and young people.

What: Peoples Climate March and 100 Days of Resistance

When: 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29

Where: Flagstaff City Hall, 211 W. Aspen Ave. (gathering around the flagpole)

Media availability: March organizers will be available for interviews before and during the rally.

Partners for this event include: Together We Will N AZ, Sierra Club, Citizens Climate League, Youth Climate Initiative, the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of Flagstaff's Future, Indigenous Circle, Youth Climate Initiative/FALA Environmental Club, Repeal Coalition, Fossil Free NAU, Our Climate/NAU and Strong, Prosperous, And Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC). Music for the event will be performed by Sambatuque, DJ Gretchen, the Sap Dabblers and Train City1.

Participants are encouraged to minimize waste by bringing a refillable water bottle. Participants are also encouraged to wear layers, a hat, sunscreen and comfortable shoes. All events will wrap up by 5 p.m.

The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 1.2 million members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places.

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