Art for Actions

Last Saturday I attended one of the regularly occurring Art Build events organized by Lisa Marcus of 350 Seattle and Backbone Campaign. Quite a few people showed up to color, paint, draw, and cut out letters for large banners that will be displayed at the Climate Knows No Borders rally on September 20 at the Peace Arch Park on the US/Canadian border.

We made a set of stencils of all the letters of the alphabet that will travel with Lisa on the People’s Climate Train ( ) to New York city where they will be used to make banners. There will be two more Art Builds prior to the People's Climate March events - Peace Arch Park, Sep 20 and in Seattle, Sep 21. The first one will take take place from noon to 3 pm this Wednesday, Sep 3 at the Powerhouse in Fremont. The second one will take place at the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, most likely from 11 am to 2 pm, before the launch of the Nawt-sa-maat Alliance to protect the Salish Sea.