Rally For the Planet 2024!

Join us May 23rd for the 2024 RALLY FOR THE PLANET!

The 2024 Rally for the Planet is coming up!
Please register (link here) if you are planning to attend! There has been some exciting stuff happening in the Statehouse this year, and this is a great way to come and get your voice heard if you haven’t already- or just come and join in the fun!
We will be posted an updated agenda on our website as we finish the final details, but here is the general plan:

Rally for the Planet 2024 (Tentative) Schedule

  • 8:30am – 10:00am – Drop-Off and Staging

Buses 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, and participating in various art projects.

  • 10:00am – 10:15am – Youth March
  • 10:15am – 10:45am –  Music
  • 10:45am – 11:15am – Speak Out! 

Youth speakers share their thoughts on climate change and activism.

  • 11:15am- 12:00pm – Take Action! 
    • Go to the Youth Lobby or VPIRG table to learn more about solutions to climate change and proposed legislation. Work with Vermont Conservation Voters to find and write your legislator, or find your representative in person!
    • Go to the Youth Lobby table to get your Bingo card, then go talk with various organizations working to promote environmental justice in our state.
    • Create something. Various organizations will have activities to take part in, from banner painting, button making, silk screening, and seed planting.
    • Eat the lunch you brought (We ask everybody to bring their own lunch and clean up after themselves).
  • 12:15- Clean up and staging Departure

 

To help with outreach and planning, email us and we’ll get you on board with what needs to be done: youthlobbyvt@gmail.com

This is a HUGE and fun event, and we need your help to make it happen.