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Earth Day 2013: Water is Life!
Mon, Apr 22, 2013 3pm to 9pm
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Chicago Riverwalk, Wacker & Wabash · Cost: 0
Apr 16, 2013

Stop the War on Water. No Fracking. No Tar Sands. Water is Life!

3:00 PM Water Honoring @ Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Chicago Riverwalk, Wacker & Wabash

4:00 PM Rally @ Thompson Center (State of IL Building) 100 W. Randolph St.

7:00 PM Earth Celebration featuring local musicians, food, and artists @ The American Indian Center 1630 W Wilson Ave

Join grassroots groups in partnership with Idle No More in Downtown Chicago this Earth Day as we celebrate
and strive to protect water. This is an all day experience with something for the whole family.

We will start at 3pm with honoring our water at the Chicago Riverwalk (Vietnam Veterans Memorial - between N. State St. and Wabash Ave. on the Chicago River, along Lower E Wacker Dr.)

We will then walk (0.4 miles) to the rally where we will have speakers, music and poetry from 4-5pm (Rally at State of Illinois Building- 100 W. Randolph St)

Our demands?
No Fracking! No Tar Sands! Stop the war on water! Support the human right to clean water!

We will continue to celebrate into the evening at teh American i

Please join us for the day or just a part. Many local organizations will be involved. Updates to follow.

See you this Earth Day April 22, 2013

Participating Groups include: Rainforest Action Network Chicago, World Can't Wait Chicago, Stop the Frack Attack on IL, IL Coalition for a Moratorium on Fracking, Protect Chicago's Water, Tar Sands Free Midwest, Alaska’s Big Village Network, NEIS, Center for Water Advocacy, CAPOW! Idle No More, 50th Ward Green Party, Rising Tide Chicago, and others.

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