CALLING ALL WATER PROTECTORS AND OTHER ENVIRONMENTALISTS - COME LOBBY IN TALLAHASSEE MARCH 22nd - FLORIDA NEEDS YOU
It takes more effort to pass a good bill than to kill a bad bill. We need all hands on deck in many ways – from calls and emails, to spreading the word, to showing up!
ReThink Energy's Reclaiming Florida’s Future is one chance to show up! We need you in the Capitol on March 22.
We have coalition provided transportation coming from:
We have a bus coming from Miami/Ft Lauderdale/West Palm, a bus coming from Orlando, car and vanpools coming from Sarasota and the Tampa Bay areas, a van from the Gainesville area, vans or carpools from Jax and Pensacola, and PC, and still working on SW Florida.
If you are interested in busing up please register on our website.
Here is the schedule!
Training Begins at 6:30pm
Ends at 8:00pm
"Catching the Sun" Movie showing at 9:30pm at the nearby Challenger Learning Center IMAX theater.
Free lodging is being hosted by First Presbyterian Church, and a low cost option is available on the registration form.
Registration opens at 10:00am in Waller Park (near the Dolphins Statue)
Rally begins at 10:30am, ends at 11:30am
Lunch will be at a nearby building, served from after the rally until 1pm.Lunch will be split into groups based on the region of FL you are from.
During lunch, there will be mini-trainings on environmental issues not a part of the legislative day. (Including Sabal Trail)
Legislative Meetings are being set by the sponsors, and will be going on until 4pm!
Sign up and learn more information here: http://www.rethinkenergyflorida.org/reclaiming_florida_s_fu…
Share this email and this Facebook event (please remember – we need RSVPs on the web site): https://www.facebook.com/events/581169462072637/
We also need volunteers – if you are able to help!
There are plenty of opportunities available from dropping materials off in the morning to registration table and breakdown throughout the day. Below, you will find the times of each opportunity. Opportunity descriptions can be found on the ReThink Energy Florida website! Please consider volunteering to help make this event a huge success.
Further information and the link to sign up can be found at http://www.rethinkenergyflorida.org/rff_volunteers
Capitol @ 9:30am
Waller Park @ 8:30am
Drivers - arrive at 8:30 am (pick up materials the day before – before 4pm, and drop at the capitol)
Information Table: 9:30am-4:00pm (two shifts)
Lunch Captain: 10:30am-1:30 pm (assist caterer, be available for questions and providing direction)
Area Captain: all day – these individuals will be responsible for making sure meetings with legislators from particular parts of the state (SW FL, SE FL, Central FL, NE FL, NW FL, Central Panhandle) are kept, and for directing/ leading people through the Capitol. You will need to know your way around both the issues and the Capitol to hold this position.
Packet Return: 11:30am-5:00pm
After Rally Breakdown at Waller Park: 11:30am-12:30pm
Second Breakdown: 4:00pm-5pm
Drivers @ 4:30 pm