September 11, 2014
People's Climate March
September 21, 2014?"
Will you say: "I was sitting at home, it was just another Sunday."
will you say: "I was standing with thousands of others in the People’s Climate March, the largest demonstration of public concern about climate change ever held!"
How will YOU take a stand?
Go to New York City (details)
Go on the SOCAN van to Eugene's People's Climate March Solidarity Event (Contact Kathy immediately to reserve a place-details)
Join SOCAN at the People's Climate March in Eugene Oregon (details)
Collect signatures for The Oregon Climate Declaration (copy of declaration to print)
Sign the Oregon Climate Declaration (electronic form)
Talk to others about Climate Change
Write a letter to a politician or a newspaper (details)
Join others in the Global Releaf Project as they plant trees (details)
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Medford Public Library, 205 South Central AvenueSpecial Topic Presentation: Discussion of Jackson County Candidate Forum on Clean Energy & Climate Change: Opportunities and Impacts for the Rogue Valley
( ) Adams Room
( ) Large Meeting Room
New Format: Beginning this month, SOCAN will start a new format for meetings.
September: Information meeting*
October: Action Meeting**
November: Action Meeting**
(cycle repeats in January)
*Information Meeting: This is a chance to find out about SOCAN through brief presentations on SOCAN Projects and recommit to action on climate change. The meeting will end with time to talk to leaders about projects that interest you.
**Action Meeting: These one-hour meetings are designed for people who want to TAKE ACTION. Actions will be identified for each meeting. Participants will decide which action they wish to work on.
Jackson County Candidate Forum on Clean Energy and Climate Change: Opportunities and Impacts for the Rogue Valley
RCC/SOU Higher Education Center Presentation Hall, 101 S Bartlett, Medford
All Candidates for Oregon Senate District 3 and Jackson County Commission have been invited.
Moderator: Geoffrey Riley, Jefferson Public Radio News Director and Host of The Jefferson Exchange.
The Program will feature questions from the organizing team, questions from the audience, and a brief opportunity to meet the candidates following the forum
Can You Help? Volunteers are needed to 'Table' with brochures/flyers for at Growers' Markets for next couple of weeks - contact David Beale.
City of Ashland Divestment ResolutionAt their Study Session on Monday, the Ashland City Council, will discuss the Divestment Resolution presented by the SOCAN Divestment Project. The Divestment Proposal asks the council to request that the boards of the Oregon Local Government Investment Pool (LGIP) and Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) divest from fossil fuels.
please attend the meeting to show YOUR support.
Monday, September 15, 2014 from 5:30-7:00 pm
Siskiyou Room, Community Development Building
51 Winburn Way, Ashland
(Across from Lithia Park)
Upcoming Courses & Presentations
Coyote Trails Jefferson Nature Center (Details)
Sept 8 – Nov 10 1:00 - 3:00 pm ‘Carbon Pollution, Climate Change and Rogue Consequences’ at Medford Higher Education Center (Details)
September 25 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm 'Pipeline Perspectives' at Medford Public Library (Details)
October 2, 9, and 16 7:00 – 9:00 pm ‘Climate Change and the Rogue Valley’ at North Mountain Park Nature Center (Details)
Link to Projects