You are invited to attend E-Day at the Legislature on Tuesday, January 28 from 9 am to 2 pm at the West Virginia State Capitol.
Activists and other visitors will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on civic engagement during our day at the Legislature! Our informational tables will be set up in the Upper Senate Rotunda. You can discover the importance of civic engagement, take part in citizen lobbying, and learn about our member organizations, resources, and initiatives.
Join us for a press conference beginning at Noon to hear from our lobbyists, legislators, and Tracy Danzey. Tracy, our keynote speaker is environmental activist from Parkersburg, now residing in Jefferson County. Tracy contracted hip cancer at age 21 which resulted in loss of her leg from the hip down, attributed to C8 in her water sources growing up. She recently walked across Denmark in protest of Rockwool.
Our member groups participating include: Eastern Panhandle Sierra Club, Eastern Panhandle Green Coalition, Buckhannon River Watershed Association, Cheat Lake Environmental & Recreation Association (CLEAR), Citizens Climate Lobby West Virginia, Citizens for Clean Elections, Friends of Cheat, Jefferson County Foundation, Mountain Lakes Preservation Alliance, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, People Concerned About Chemical Safety, Sierra Club Student Coalition WVU, Solar United Neighbors, WV Sierra Club, WV Chapter, WV Citizen Action Group, WV Climate Action, WV Rivers Coalition, WV SORO, League of Women Voters.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn more about the West Virginia Environmental Council & our involvement at the Legislature
After E-Day, head on over the the Empty Glass for our GREEN JAM to further support the E-Council. it’s from 5-9 pm.