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Ward 8 Earth Day Clean Up

April 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We are super excited to have you in participate our #EarthDay Community Clean Up. Making sure our environment is clean and safe for everyone, especially our children is very important to Advisory Neighborhood Commission 8C.
Who should volunteer?
People who care about their community, student groups, faith based institutions, sororities and fraternities, and anyone that just wants to see their neighborhoods look better!
What do I need to wear?
Old clothes you do not mind getting dirty and possibly throwing away.
Can children come?
Yes children can come. You are highly encouraged to keep a close eye on younger children.
How do I get there on public transportation?
You can catch the A2 or A6
Can I get community service/volunteer hours?
Yes you can get volunteer hours for community service and/or work.
Will refreshments be served?
Yes refreshments will be available for volunteers.
What is ANC 8C Doing About Environmental Justice:
ANC 8C is focusing on fundamentally changing human attitude and behavior about pollution and catalyzing a significant reduction in plastic pollution. The focus of the Community Clean Up is to reduce pollution in ANC 8C and Ward 8 in general.
During the Campaign we are:
Educating and mobilizing residents across Ward 8 about plastic pollution and environmental justice.
Informing and activating citizens to take personal responsibility for the pollution that each one of us generates by choosing to reduce, refuse, reuse, recycle and remove plastics
Working with universities, school teachers and students to get actively involved in cleaning the community
Working with other organizations and networks to build an effective environmental justice platform by developing resources that others can leverage and build partnerships with
Promoting the work that cities and local governments are doing to tackle pollution
Empowering journalists across the globe to report on the problem and its emerging solutions.
ANC 8C is utilizing its platform, working with key constituencies and influencers in building a Ward of educated residents of all ages who understand the environmental, climate and health consequences of using plastics.
ANC 8C is engaging and activating their network of grassroots organizations, student groups, youth, other local elected leaders, faith leaders, artists and athletes. They are also supporting other events across the world, building a global following and activating citizens to join environmental justice advocacy campaigns.
In sum, They are using their position to elevate the issue of environmental justice in the global agenda and inspiring and demanding effective action around it.

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Date:
April 17, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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