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Earth Day – April 22 – Get Involved

Do you remember the first Earth Day? Or the first one you celebrated? As we prepare for the 38th annual Earth Day, I encourage you to get involved. And a great organization to get involved with is Earth Day Network

Founded by the organizers of the first Earth Day in 1970, Earth Day Network (EDN) promotes environmental citizenship and year round progressive action worldwide. Earth Day Network is a driving force steering environmental awareness around the world. Through Earth Day Network, activists connect, interact, and have an impact on their communities, and create positive change in local, national, and global policies.

EDN’s international network reaches over 17,000 organizations in 174 countries. Its domestic program engages 5,000 groups and over 25,000 educators who coordinates millions of community development and environmental protection activities throughout the year.

Earth Day is the only event celebrated simultaneously around the globe by people of all backgrounds, faiths and nationalities. More than a half billion people participate in Earth Day campaigns every year. EDN’s mission is to grow and diversify the environmental movement worldwide and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle for promoting a healthy, sustainable planet. They pursue these goals through education, politics, events, and consumer activism.
EDN is committed to expanding the definition of “environment” to include all issues that affect our health, our communities and our environment, such as air and water pollution, deteriorating schools, public transportation and access to jobs, rising rates of asthma and cancer, and lack of funding for parks and recreation. Their latest research document, the Urban Environment Report, ranks the health of 72 U.S. cities by more than 200 environmental, health and quality of life indicators.
Earth Day, April 22, is the largest secular holiday in the world, now celebrated by more than one billion people. Since the first Earth Day, April 22, 1970, Earth Day has been an annual event for people around the world to celebrate the earth and renew our commitment to building a safer, healthier and cleaner world for all of us.
Earth Day 2008 is expected to be the biggest yet! From Tokyo to Togo, to the flagship event on the National Mall in Washington, DC and 7 other U.S. cities, millions of people around the world will galvinize behind a Call for Climate, EDN’s global warming action theme. Hundreds of events are popping up all over the globe and April 22 should be a most memorable Earth Day.
U.S. events, produced by Green Apple Festival, will include A-list musicians and actors, environmental and community leaders, and dozens of exhibits. These special events are the place to be on April 20, right before Earth Day. In Washington, DC you can listen to Roots, Toots and the Maytals, and Warren Haynes. In Denver, the lineup includes The Neville Brothers, Benevento Russo, Saul Williams, Rose Hill Drive, and Jackie Greene. The Call for Climate will go out to the U.S. Congress on Earth Day, April 22 with a goal to to generate 1-million phone calls to lawmakers! Mark your calendar!
New York City’s Green Apple Festival
For the third consecutive year, Central Park will host New York’s Green Apple Festival to celebrate Earth Day 2008. Environmental leaders, community activists, A-list talent and top speakers will all CALL FOR CLIMATE, a demand for immediate, effective and equitable action against global warming that will culminate on Earth Day, April 22nd, when we hope to generate ONE MILLION CALLS TO CONGRESS.
Stay tuned! More information to come soon.
2008 Earth Day Network/Green Apple Festival Free Line-up NEW YORK
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
Big Head Todd and the Monsters
Vusi Mahlasela
Vienna Teng

To celebrate Earth Day 2008, Green Apple Festival comes to Denver for the first time with an event for the whole family.Environmental leaders, community activists, A-list talent and top speakers will all CALL FOR CLIMATE, a demand for immediate, effective and equitable action against global warming that will culminate on Earth Day, April 22nd, when we hope to generate ONE MILLION CALLS TO CONGRESS.
Stay tuned! More information to come soon.
2008 Earth Day Network/Green Apple Festival Free Line-up DENVER
The Neville Brothers
The Benevento/Russo Duo
Rose Hill Drive
To celebrate Earth Day 2008, Green Apple Festival comes to Los Angeles for the first time with an event for the whole family.
Environmental leaders, community activists, A-list talent and top speakers will all CALL FOR CLIMATE, a demand for immediate, effective and equitable action against global warming that will culminate on Earth Day, April 22nd, when we hope to generate ONE MILLION CALLS TO CONGRESS.
Stay tuned! More information to come soon.
2008 Earth Day Network/Green Apple Festival Free Line-up LOS ANGELES
Taj Mahal
Ziggy Marley solo acoustic
Juliette and the Licks
School of Rock Hollywood Allstars
The Frequency
Coby Brown
To celebrate Earth Day 2008, Green Apple Festival comes to Miami for the first time with an event for the whole family.Environmental leaders, community activists, A-list talent and top speakers will all CALL FOR CLIMATE, a demand for immediate, effective and equitable action against global warming that will culminate on Earth Day, April 22nd, when we hope to generate ONE MILLION CALLS TO CONGRESS.
Stay tuned! More information to come soon.
2008 Earth Day Network/Green Apple Festival Free Line-up MIAMI
Menudo
Arrested Development
Baby Loves Salsa
Caravan of Thieves
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