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March 21, 2023 @ 6:00 pm
DC 37 Climate Justice Committee

Dear DC 37 Sisters and Brothers,

1) TOMORROW, TUESDAY, MARCH 21st – 10:30 AM – Dag Hammarskjold Plaza – RALLY to STOP BIG BANKS from INVESTING in the FOSSIL FUELS which are driving the GROWING CLIMATE CRISIS! Lead by the “THIRD ACT” and many other organizations and ENDORSED by DISTRICT COUNCIL 37. WEAR YOUR DC 37 GREEN! Union members are gathering on the SE corner of 47th Street and 2nd Avenue at 10:30 am. See the ATTACHED FLYER!

2) THE DC37 CLIMATE JUSTICE COMMITTEE will be meeting TOMORROW, TUESDAY, MARCH 21st, at 6:00 PM via ZOOM & TELEPHONE to discuss:

DC 37 Climate Justice Committee Agenda – March 21, 2023

1. Forming an AFSCME Climate Caucus based on AFSCME Convention, 2022 gathering
2. “Third Act Nationwide Day of Action” – Divestment from 4 largest banks – Citibank, Bank of America, Chase and Wells Fargo – that invest in fossil fuels – Tuesday, March 21st – NYC demonstration at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza and march to closest offender bank -SEE ATTACHED FLYER for ALL UNION MEMBERS! Discussion on turn out and how we can do it better!
3. Discuss possible “Eating Our Way to Extinction” Movie Night – likely a remote/hybrid event
4. Legislative Discussions
* Support full implementation of Local Law 97 and April 13th – Cooper Union Forum on protecting Local Law 97
* Organizing and protesting against NYC Austerity Budget Protest
5. Social Media / Internet Presence
6. Next Meeting – First Tuesday of the month – April 4th at 6:00 PM

We hope you can attend our COMMITTEE MEETING on TOMORROW, TUESDAY, MARCH 14th at 6:00 PM. THE ZOOM and TELEPHONE LINKS will be sent out shortly before the Committee Meeting at 6:00 pm.

In Solidarity,

Jon Forster
Co-Chair, DC37 Climate Justice Committee