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Demand Biden Protect Residents of Cancer Alley and the Gulf Coast, and Declare a Climate Emergency

October 25 , 11:00 am 1:00 pm EDT

With the climate crisis on full blast, join Rise St. James in Washington, D.C. to demand that President Biden protect Gulf communities from fossil fuel pollution and declare a climate emergency. We will also be demanding that President Biden meet personally with leaders from St. James, including Sharon Lavigne.

What: Traditional Louisiana funeral procession to the White House, honoring Gulf community leaders who have died from of the toxic chemicals spewed by the fossil fuel industry.

When: Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 11 a.m.

Where: Meet at Freedom Plaza — 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

Please wear black to participate in this somber event. We will travel together from Freedom Plaza to the White House, which is about half a mile. There will be signs and other visuals for you to hold, so please do not bring your own.

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