Media Resources: Forward on Climate Los Angeles


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:

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

Event Page and Video Stream:

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

  • Chief Phil Lane Jr.

  • Henry Waxman, United States House of Representatives

  • Councilman Jose Huizar, LA City Councilmember

  • Aura Vasquez, LA Beyond Coal

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

  • Matt Sedillo, Slam Poet “Storm Warnings”

  • Miranda Rondeau

  • Finian Makepeace, Makepeace Brothers

  • The Billionaires

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

  • Round Dance Four Worlds International Institute



  • Eco Logic Channel National Day of Protest Against Environmental Destruction

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

  • Knewways Multimedia   Indigenous Peoples Lead LA Rally

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

  • Occupy Venice Beach

  • Dance 4 Oceans Flash Mob

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

  • Sierra Club Beyond Coal

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

With Jessica Aldridge, Burbank Green Alliance

  • Solar Power Sound System  – John Lackner Overview



  • KTLA-LA (WB) – Los Angeles, CA

  • 4 NBC-LA!/on-air/as-seen-on/Hundreds-in-LA-Push-for-Climate-Change/191621791

  • Univision 34 – Marcha contra el Calentamiento

  • KTTV-LA (FOX) – Los Angeles, CA



Facebook pages can be found on the event page ( ) and on participating organization pages.



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

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

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

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

  • Los Angeles Indymedia – Activist News

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  • Sierra Club, Angeles Chapter Blog

  • Mercury News Media Center (LA & DC)

  • Untold Stories Told, Blog



  • Background Briefing with Ian Masters – KPFK

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


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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


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


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



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


Forward on Climate Los Angeles

IKAR Green Action

Jimmy Dore,   comedian

LA Bioneers

LA Green Festival *

LA Green Drinks

LA Greens

LA Progressive


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



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.


Valley Democrats United

West LA Democratic Clubsolar energy, renewables

Westchester Democratic Club

Wild Heritage Planners


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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