Sustain Our State (SOS) Rally
Linn Park, Downtown Birmingham
Conservation Groups and concerned citizens call on elected officials
to assure healthy, clean water and air and real public transit.
Birmingham – Stateand local civic and conservation organizations and citizens are calling on Alabama legislators to Sustain Our State by assuring healthy, clean water and air and real public transit. We call for actionable, implementable (1) water (2) energy and (3) public transportation policies and plans now to assure this sustainable future. 1-2-3 GO!
The SOS Rally takes place at Linn Park Tuesday, August 16. Starting at 1:00 PM, featured speakers discuss clean water (Cindy Lowry, Alabama Rivers Alliance), air/energy (Michael Churchman, Alabama Environmental Council) and real transit (Peter Behrman, Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority).
Participants are making and carrying posters, decorating a DART trolley, signing the Clean Air Promise(found on back) and to sending letters(sample found on back) to our state leaders to express our views on the need for policies that ensure a sustainable future for all Alabamians. Rally participants include United Methodist Women from all over the U.S. in Birmingham for their National Social Justice Training Seminar.