Join us at the 2018 Youth Rally for the Planet
Thursday, April 12th, 2018
Schedule of Events (subject to minor changes)
What will the day look like?
8:30am-10:00am – Drop-Off, Staging, and Activities
Busses drop students off at Montpelier High School. There will be a number of activities for students to engage in, such as making signs for the march, face painting, learning more about climate-related legislation, and participating in various art projects.
10:00am – 10:30am – March!
Vermont youth and their allies will march in a parade to the Statehouse lawn.
10:30am – 11:15am – Youth Speak Out!
Listen to young performers and speakers share their thoughts on climate change and hear the Youth Lobby’s legislative demands.
11:15am – 12:00pm – Tabling, Lobbying Prep, Activities, and Lunch
Students will have the opportunity to visit informational booths to learn more about climate-related legislation currently under consideration at the Statehouse. Students will also have the opportunity to prepare for their civil conversations with local lawmakers.
12:00pm – 1:00pm – Lobbying, Lunch, Activities
Students will eat lunch, engage in fun activities on the lawn, and have the opportunity to engage in civil discourse with local lawmakers.
1:00pm – 1:15pm – Keynote Speakers
1:30pm – 2:30pm Departure Time
There will be rolling departure times, to accommodate the needs of different schools. More on transportation coming soon…