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Thursday, September 25, 2008

Green Jobs Now: Day of Action

Green Jobs Now (GJN) is a day [Saturday, September 27, 2008] of action planned by Van Jones,' left, Green For All, 1Sky, and Al Gore's WE Campaign, along with scores of partners and hundreds of communities across the country.

Green Jobs Now has organized nearly 600 Green Jobs Now events in all 50 states! GJN principals are building a movement to lift millions of people out of poverty and solve the climate crisis.

Goals for the National Day of Action

1. Encourage elected leaders and presidential candidates to prioritize green jobs and an inclusive green economy.

2. Build a powerful and diverse base of organizers, promoting the movement for green jobs as the best way to fight poverty and global warming.

3. Elevate the voices of low-income people, people of color and other vulnerable constituencies in the movement for green jobs.

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