Here you will find a list of sponsors and partners for the Kansas City sister march of People’s Climate March, September 8, 2018!
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OFFICIAL PARTNERS OF THE 2018 PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MARCH – KANSAS CITY
350KC is made up of ordinary Kansas Citians who are determined to preserve a livable climate. They seek to stop pipeline development and to divest investments on fossil fuels. They do this because the world needs to know. 350KC is an independent organization and a member of the 350 Local Group Network. Connect with them on Facebook, Twitter, and their website.
Sustainable Sanctuary Coalition encourages, assists, and partners with people of faith and faith groups to preach, teach, model, and advocate for sustainable living and ecological justice for all creation. They believe that we’re all connected—to God, to each other, to all of creation—and have a God-given responsibility for the greater wellbeing of the whole and that we have a spiritual, religious, and moral imperative to be good stewards of the Earth and its resources. Connect with them on Facebook, Twitter, and their website.
CleanAirNow by the Diesel Health Project, a member of the Moving Forward Network, is dedicated to improving air quality in Kansas City and the surrounding region, particularly in communities suffering the greatest health burden, and to preventing and mitigating disease caused by air pollution. They are a community-based and community-driven equitable partnership of community groups, educational, research, environmental, health, other organizations, and individual members. They have two primary objectives for the coming year. First is to implement a citizen science air pollution monitoring capability. Second is to build the CleanAirNow organization through membership recruitment, service to the community through IVAN and our air monitors, and reaching out to the governmental and other organizations where we want to have an impact. Connect with CleanAirNow on Facebook, Twitter, and their website.
Green Drinks of Greater Kansas City is a monthly gathering of people either working or interested in environmental sustainability. Most months involve a speaker on one of the many topics relating to environmental issues, but we also take time to meet at business locations to allow them to tell about what they are doing. Green Drinks in an international organization now active in over 600 cities around the world. The key to Green Drinks is to network and share. Most people who attend Green Drinks meetings come away with something from the event whether it be educational or social. Locally, the goal is to allow anyone with an interest in anything green to share, learn and network. Connect with Green Drinks on MeetUp and Facebook.
The purpose of Heartland Renewable Energy Society is to further the development the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency techniques, to promote those businesses on the cutting edge of renewable energy, and to educate the public, businesses and our policy makers on the need to create a clean, safe, renewable energy future. HRES is the Missouri/Kansas chapter of the American Solar Energy Society. HRES invites you to sign up to receive information about their upcoming workshops and programs. Connect with Heartland Renewable Energy Society on Facebook and their website.
Indivisible KC exists to empower ordinary people to engage with their elected representatives. In the wake of 2016 elections, Indivisible KC came together with the goal of making the Greater Kansas City a model of civic engagement. Urban and rural communities coming together to demonstrate the power of progressive, grassroots activism to hold elected officials accountable. Connect with Indivisible KC on Facebook and Twitter. Get more info about their short film screenings to empower people that will follow the rally at We the Voters. Please direct inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resist Hate KC connects Kansas City residents with local organizations to influence the legislative process, defend and advance human rights, and hold our elected officials accountable. Together, we can help Kansas City resist hate. Resist Hate KC needs activists to contact legislators, volunteer with great organizations, and assist in growing RHKC! Connect with Resist Hate KC on Facebook, Twitter, and their website. Please direct inquiries to Contact@resisthatekc.org.
The Kanza Group, with over 1600 members, is the largest group in the Kansas Chapter of the Sierra Club. It encompasses the metro Kansas City area and KS counties east of Lawrence and Topeka. They host meetings, hikes, and special events like our film series. They sponsor projects that positively impact the environment and promote environmental advocacy. They support: climate solutions that transition to a clean energy economy; action to protect public lands, air and water; more opportunities for people to explore, enjoy, and protect the planet by reaching across economic, cultural, and community lines; and prioritize connections between environmental health and social justice. Connect with them on Facebook, Twitter, and their website.
At USGBC Central Plains, we believe in a sustainable future through green buildings. We empower organizations and professionals through our advocacy events, LEED workshops and training seminars. Our members bring years of green building experience to the table and are actively engaged in regional eco-initiatives. Join the green building movement today, and stand with USGBC Central Plains and the “Climate Mayors,” including Kansas City Mayor Sly James, to support the Paris Agreement goals. Connect with us at our website.
KC Climate Coalition’s mission is to build a bold climate action movement in Metro Kansas City that works with others around the world to keep fossil fuels in the ground, drive a clean energy transformation, and create a healthy planet for generations to come. Connect with them on Facebook and their website.