May 16th, Brookdale Reformed Church, 10 Bellevue Ave., Bloomfield, 6-8:30 pm. “Food, Drink, Singing, Sharing and Divestment” Potluck dinner from 6 to 6:45 — Solidarity Singers from 6:45 to 7 – 7 to 8, Tina Weishaus, leader of DivestNJ Coalition, speaking on the importance right now of supporting NJ Pension Fund divestment from fossil fuels with important State Investment Council meeting coming up May 29, followed by discussion – 8-8:30, announcements, upcoming campaigns, wrapping up.
May 18th, Ridgefield Memorial High School, 1-3 pm: Youth and students across the region will lead the “March For Our Lungs: No Meadowlands Power Plant!” Community members of all ages will gather for a rally before marching 3/4 of a mile to the proposed site of the fracked gas plant on the border of North Bergen. Together we will call on Governor Murphy to uphold his commitments to fight climate change, transition rapidly to 100% clean renewable energy sources, and protect a healthy and safe environment for all New Jerseyans. Find out more info and sign up at: https://fwwat.ch/M4Lfacebook
June 3rd, 563 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, 4-6 pm at the gas compressor station site. “Roseland Not Gasland – Rally Opposing the Gas Compressor Expansion.” Construction has started to more than double the size of this polluting monstrosity, and the coalition fighting this expansion is stepping up its game accordingly. Please come for the whole time or for as long as you can. You can find out more at this Facebook link.