Extinction Rebellion (XR) Global Rebellion NYC kicks off a week-long schedule of events addressing the climate and ecological crisis on our earth beginning Monday morning October 7th at Battery Park, continuing on to Washington Square Park. Washington Square Park will act as “Rebel Fest” home base for the week from 2 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, October 8th – Friday, October 11th from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The message: “This is an existential crisis. Ecological devastation and the growing climate emergency threaten all life on Earth. Treat the emergency like it is!”
Monday, October 7th – Battery Park & Washington Square Park, NYC
From the event Facebook page:
9:30 a.m. – Battery Park
Partake in an ecological funeral procession, and join the announcement of our DECLARATION OF REBELLION. Dress creatively & appropriately. There will be actions in the morning followed by…
2:00 p.m. – Washington Square Park
REBEL FEST begins! Activities will include teach-ins, workshops, art making, meditation, yoga, live music, talks and of course, inductions including Nonviolent Direct Action training.
Tuesday, October 8th – Friday, October 11th Washington Square Park
9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Washington Square Park
Join us for a week of festivities, trainings, activities and Nonviolent Direct actions. More information about the Global Rebellion here: https://www.xrebellion.nyc/global-rebellion
Rebel Fest continues! For info + schedule of the week, check back here: https://bit.ly/2m85lu9
Throughout the week we will be engaging in nonviolent disruptive actions around the city.
Follow us on Twitter to see action updates live: https://twitter.com/XR_NYC
Tell the Truth is our message. This is an existential crisis. Ecological devastation and the growing climate emergency threaten all life on Earth. Treat the emergency like it is!
To get involved:
1. Sign up for volunteer / nonviolent direct action: https://bit.ly/2kB1LZ3. We need ALL hands on deck! Volunteers of all kinds!
2. Donate: If you’re not in NY or don’t have time, donations go a long way! https://chuffed.org/project/xr-nyc-rebellion-fund
3. Scroll up, click share, and invite friends!
See you on the streets!