Thousands of Ohioans will join the Peoples' Climate March in New York City on September 21. Ohio will send at least eight buses to Peoples' Climate March. The march demands global leadership for creating new energy policies, enforcing corporate investment in green industry, reducing corporate waste and fraud, and ending political intransigence and gridlock to advance Global Climate Justice.

   On September 20, 2014, buses will leave Columbus, Cleveland, Athens, Toledo, and Yellow Springs, Ohio. Send-off events include:

1) Send-off Celebration

September 20, 2014, 8:00 a.m. 

496 S. High Street (43215) in front of the First Watch Restaurant

A bus from Wichita, KS and Oklahoma will be passing through.

Speakers: Samantha Allen (Sierra Club), Harvey Wasserman (Greenpeace), and Paula Brooks (Franklin County Commissioner), and a Wichita, KS organizer/bus rider.

2) September 20, 2014, 10:00 p.m.*

4140 E. Broad Street (43213), in front of the CWA Local 4320

Two buses leaving from Columbus, Ohio and another from Yellow Springs will pass through.

Speakers: Elissa Yoder (Sierra Club), Olivia Minella (Antioch College), and several bus organizers/riders.


For more information or bus tickets: Samantha Allen, Sierra Club, Marine Corps Veteran, Ohio Sierra Club Energy Program Coordinator, 910-548-4630,

Mark D. Stansbery, Community Organizing Center,