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It’s Our Future!

It’s Our Future!

Youth Speak Out to Save the Environment &  the Earth

Friday, November 18,  7-9pm Northampton Center for the Arts  
(17 New South Street–across from Academy of Music)

Using poetry, prose, hip-hop rhyming, music (singing a capella, with guitar, etc.), dance, art, video, sculpture, skits, and stand-up comedy, young people between the ages of 8 and 25 are invited to speak out about climate change and other environmental threats, and express their hope and vision for a sustainable valley, nation, and planet.  ** Featured performers will be Smith College senior Novana Venerable and Hampshire College senior Adam Gottleib,
among four young poets highlighted in the 2007 film “Louder Than a Bomb” about the annual Chicago teen poetry slam.

Prizes for every young performer!                                    
Sign up now for a slot!                                                                               
Open Mic for audience to participate, too!  

MCs: John Berkowitz, poet & coordinator of Pioneer Valley Climate Action & Savannah Sullivan,  Oberlin ’11 and Western Mass. organizer of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign

9:15pm:  Dance to
Goat Boy (students at Pioneer Valley Performing Arts High school) Rhythm Inc. (8-member reggae/hiphop/funk band) Northampton Center for the Arts  **  Huge dance-floor!   **  Great refreshments (non-alcoholic)!!  

To Benefit: Mass. Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign, and Pioneer Valley Climate Action More info: Pioneer Valley Climate Action 413-625-6374 http://www.amherst350.org/ Johnpberk@gmail.com www.amherst350.org or on Facebook

Co-sponsor list:
Wright Builders, Inc.
Prosperity Candle   
Grow Food Northampton
MoveOn.org (Western MA. Council)
First Churches Northampton, Peace & Justice Committee 
Traprock Peace Center
Grace Episcopal Church, Amherst, Greening Grace Committee     
Tiger Press   
CopyCats, Greenfield
Collective Copies, Florence
Greenfield Community College Peace & Justice Studies and Environmental Option
Sylvan Cycles
National Priorities ProjectSafe and Green Campaign (to close Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant)
Citizens Awareness Network    ”   ”    “
Beloved Earth Green Cleaning Services
Adventure In, Adventure Out
Greening Greenfield Energy Committee
Phoenix Composting Toilets
New England Home Remedy
Pedal People
UMass Center for Design Engagement
Norwottuck Rail Trail Network
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Western Mass. Jobs With Justice
Western Mass. Progressive Democrats of America
Pioneer Valley Green-Rainbow Party
Mass. Forest Watch

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