Monday, December 12, 2016
6:30 Refreshments and socializing
8:00 Action opportunities
Edina Morningside Community Church
4201 Morningside Rd, Edina, Minnesota 55416
Come hear Mindy Ahler, Co-Director of Cool Planet, talk about her recent LowCarbon Crossings (LCC), a 4,000-mile bike tour from Seaside, Oregon to Washington, DC. LCC riders travelled through 14 states on the northern tier of America to raise awareness and inspire action on climate change solutions.
Mindy has just returned from Washington DC, delivering nearly 400 hand-written “take action on climate” messages to Congressional offices frompeople in the 14 states the LCC visited.
Joining Mindy on the journey was Ryan Hall from Livonia, MI for the complete distance and her Cool Planet partner Paul Thompson for 850 miles through SD, NE, IA and the final stretch from Pittsburgh to Washington DC
Presentation includes photos, video and stories from the journey and a discussion of how we all can take positive action to address our changing climate. The program is family friendly for children 8 and older, bring the youth, it’s their future we are building.