Media Resources: Forward on Climate Los Angeles

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The Forward on Climate LA Solidarity March and Rally took place on February 17th, 2013, where more than 1,200 people supported by 101 Southern California organizations and businesses told Mr. Obama: “Solve the Climate Crisis, Take a stand, Mr. President!” Following is a media resource list from the event, including press, photography and videos. Let’s keep it moving forward to heal the climate and our planet!

Climate Change rally, February 17

Forward on Climate LA

February 17, 2013

Solidarity Rally

Los Angeles Media Resource List

Speakers/Performers, Video, TV Coverage, Photography, Articles, Radio

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For links to Facebook photo albums, see the event page: http://j.mp/RallyLA

Letter to the President: Dear Mr. President, Let’s Move Forward on Climate

Event Page and Video Stream: http://j.mp/LARally

Speakers/Performers (not a complete list)Forward on Climate Los Angeles

  • Chief Phil Lane Jr.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uANMMeA9ttI

  • Henry Waxman, United States House of Representatives

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9f8a-2A25JE

  • Councilman Jose Huizar, LA City Councilmember

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5o6ZsWR8n9U

  • Aura Vasquez, LA Beyond Coal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZBU4T6zEoo

  • Dr. Josh Fischer, Climate Scientist NASA/JPLForward on Climate Los Angeles

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6BRgjSDc9A

  • Matt Sedillo, Slam Poet “Storm Warnings”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzTeQGnu9l8

  • Miranda Rondeau

http://youtu.be/K6VsCw0Hdso

  • Finian Makepeace, Makepeace Brothers

http://youtu.be/8XUvy7zsWbE

  • The Billionaires

http://vimeo.com/59886415

  • Morning Star Foundation Song - When I See You, I See Beauty Forward on Climate Los Angeles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ncdz29gZwQ

  • Round Dance - Four Worlds International Institute

http://www.fwii.net/video/indigenous-peoples-lead-massive-protect-the-sacred-round-dance-at

 

EVENT VIDEOS

  • Eco Logic Channel - National Day of Protest Against Environmental Destruction

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6tWcyUhWM8&feature=youtu.be

  • Miss R*EVOLutionaries  - Featuring Girls Chorus of Rosewood Avenue Elementary

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ggkJOiXIpc

  • Knewways Multimedia  -  Indigenous Peoples Lead LA Rally

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=WjvUcgDEz0U

  • Chief Phil Lane Jr. -  Montage of his thoughts on the day, unity, and the Tar Sands  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZ5yAqZi7yw

  • Occupy Venice Beach

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mruNMm-olkU

  • Dance 4 Oceans Flash Mob

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrCtUswryR0

  • Feb 17 Climate Change Rally, Los Angeles - Overview of the beginning and end of rally

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4c82gPfAgw

  • Sierra Club Beyond Coal

http://youtu.be/kvJdlCai6h0

  • TakePart TV (BFD) Interview - Organizing the Protest for Planet Earth

With Jessica Aldridge, Burbank Green Alliance

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkKJRodKJ50&list=PL4Ue-83YkTrxWY5xsvip4pWKIA4LIZHE4&index=5

  • Solar Power Sound System  - John Lackner Overview

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luI9Sr4CEGE

 

TV COVERAGE

  • KTLA-LA (WB) - Los Angeles, CA

http://ktla.com/2013/02/17/activists-rally-against-climate-change-in-downtown-l-a/#axzz2LDvGbEbf

  • 4 NBC-LA

http://www.nbclosangeles.com/video/#!/on-air/as-seen-on/Hundreds-in-LA-Push-for-Climate-Change/191621791

  • Univision 34 – Marcha contra el Calentamiento

http://univision34.univision.com/noticias/videos-de-noticias/video/2013-02-17/manifestantes-marchan-contra-el-calentamiento?refPath=/videos/

  • KTTV-LA (FOX) - Los Angeles, CA

http://mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=780&DateTime=2%2F17%2F2013+10%3A04%3A26+PM&Term=sierra+club&PlayClip=TRUE

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Facebook pages can be found on the event page (http://j.mp/RallyLA ) and on participating organization pages.

 

ARTICLES

  • L.A. Times Blog - L.A. protesters join campaign against Keystone oil pipeline

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2013/02/la-protesters-join-nationwide-campaign-against-canadian-oil-pipeline.html

  • WilderUtopia – Word to the President: Action on Climate and Keystone Now!

http://www.wilderutopia.com/politics/word-to-the-president-action-on-climate-and-keystone-now/

  • CityWatch LA - Be Part of the Largest Climate Rally in History: LA, Feb 17

http://www.citywatchla.com/in-case-you-missed-it-hidden/4507-be-part-of-the-largest-climate-rally-in-history-la-feb-17

  • Voice of OC - Community Editorial: OC Groups Join Largest Climate Rally

http://www.voiceofoc.org/community_editorial_board/article_943a2b5a-78e0-11e2-a624-001a4bcf887a.html

  • Los Angeles Indymedia – Activist News

Part one: http://la.indymedia.org/news/2013/02/258496.php

Part two: http://la.indymedia.org/news/2013/02/258516.php

  • Sierra Club, Angeles Chapter Blog

http://angeles2.sierraclub.org/news/blog/2013/02/sierra_club_takes_lead_la_climate_change_rally

  • Mercury News Media Center (LA & DC)

http://photos.mercurynews.com/2013/02/17/photos-protests-against-the-keystone-xl-pipeline-in-the-u-s/#14

  • Untold Stories Told, Blog

http://untoldstoriestold.wordpress.com/2013/03/04/it-is-important/

 

RADIO

  • Background Briefing with Ian Masters – KPFK

Guest speaker Jack Eidt of Tar Sands Action SoCal and Wilder Utopia

http://ianmasters.com/sites/default/files/mp3/bbriefing_2013_02_14c_forwardonclimate.mp3

 

 Resource List Produced By:

Burbank sustainability Los Angeles

www.BurbankGreenAlliance.org

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LIST OF SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

5 GyresClimate Rally Los Angeles

99Rise

Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society

Allesandro’s Chapter of Coalition for Educational   Justice

Alliance for Climate Education

Amazon Watch*

ARC Sustainability

Arroyo S.E.C.O Network of Time Banks

Arts Earth Partnership

Biodiesel Coop of Los Angeles

Burbank Green Alliance*

California Student Sustainability Coalition

CALPIRG

Center for Biological DiversityForward on Climate Los Angeles

Citizens Climate Lobby *

Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice   (CLUE-LA)

Coalition Against Nukes LA*

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles

CodePink

Communities for a Better Environment

CRSP Institute for Urban Ecovillages

Dance 4 Oceans

dubroWORKS PR*

Earth Resource Foundation

Los Angeles Beyond Coal, Forward on Climate LA

EarthWe

EcoWatch

Environment California

Environmental Action Group at Mt. San Antonio College

Food and Water Watch*

Friends of Harbors, Beaches, and Parks

Godless Liberal Social Society

Green Business Networking

Green Economy Think Tank

Green Party of Los Angeles County

Hippo Works

Hunger Action LA

Idle No More – Los Angeles

IKAR

Forward on Climate Los Angeles

IKAR Green Action

Jimmy Dore,   comedian

LA Bioneers

LA Green Festival *

LA Green Drinks

LA Greens

LA Progressive

LAANE

League of Women Voters LA

League of Women Voters Pasadena Area

Leslie Iwerks Productions

Living Economy Salon

Long Beach Coalition for a Safe EnvironmentLong Beach Greens

Los Angeles Eco-Village

Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters

Martin Luther King Coalition of Los AngelesKeystone XL tar sands Los Angeles

Miss R*EVOLutionaries*

Moana   Nui Action Alliance

Move To Amend

MoveOn WLA

My Generation LA/IE

NELA Transition

NextAid

NRDC

Occupy LA

Occupy Long Beach

Occupy the Hood Los Angeles Action Assembly

Occupy Venicemidwest, oil, tar sands

Occupy Whittier

Orange County Interfaith Coalition for the Environment

Pacoima Beautiful

Physicians for Social Responsibility – Los Angeles

Planet Rehab*

Progressive Christians Uniting

Progressive   Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains

Re-Power L.A. Coalition

Residents Organized for a Safe Environment

Sierra Club Angeles Chapter

Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign*

Sierra Club Beyond Oil Campaign

Sierra Club Orange County Global Warming Committeetar sands, keystone xl

Southern   California Ecumenical Council

Stakeholders Capital

Stop Fooling CA

Strategic Actions for a Just Economy

Surfrider West La Malibu Chapter

Sustainable Works

Synergy TV

Tar Sands Action Southern California*

The   Morningstar Foundation

Transition San Fernando Valley

Union Ave. Elementary Beyond Carbon Science Club.

USGBC-LA

Valley Democrats United

West LA Democratic Clubsolar energy, renewables

Westchester Democratic Club

Wild Heritage Planners

WilderUtopia*

Women’s Environmental Council

 

*Denotes Planning Committee

Jessica Aldridge is an artist, educator, and environmentalist living in Los Angeles. Her creativity and work are both based in nature. She strives to express the uniqueness, amplify the voice, and protect the beauty of the world around us. She is the Executive Director of Burbank Green Alliance and can be reached at Jessica(at)burbankgreenalliance(dot)org.

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