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Earth Day Stormwater Jobs Action

April 22, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Clean Rivers, Green Jobs, Green City

7:00-9:00pm, April 22nd, 2013

Temple Sinai – 3100 Military Rd NW, Washington DC

Over the next 12 years, DC Water will spend $2.6 billion upgrading DC’s inadequate stormwater system. This project will be financed by fees in the water bills of DC residents—by 2019 the average monthly water bill in DC is projected to exceed $100.
On Monday, April 22nd, 2013 – Earth Day – 800-1000 residents and leaders from across the city will gather at Temple Sinai to call for public commitments from DC Water GM George Hawkins and City Council leaders to develop a Clean Rivers-Green Jobs-Green City Community Benefits Agreement in the next six months.
Join WIN Leaders at this historic multi-faith, multi-racial gathering of faith and community leaders from alll 8 wards acting together for economic and environmental justice! We want the room to be packed, so work your turnout and bring a friend or 5!
Leaders will be traveling from all across the city by public transit, carpool and busses.  Limited Parking will be available at Temple Sinai, Carnegie (directly behind the temple) and in the neighborhood. Those who are driving are encouraged to arrive early.  Here are directions for car or public transit.
To join other leaders on a bus to the action, contact the point person from your ward using the below information.  Please RSVP to ensure we have enough seats.
Ward 1
All Souls Unitarian Church (15th and Harvard St. NW)
Bus Departs: 6pm
Contact: Whitney Cooper ([email protected])
Ward 2
Luther Place Church (1226 Vermont Ave. NW)
Bus Departs: 6pm
Contact: Nicole Newman ([email protected])
Ward 7
First Rock Baptist (4630 Alabama Ave SE 20019)
Bus Departs: 6pm
Contact: Rev. Anthony Minter ([email protected])
Ward 8
Covenant Baptist UCC (3845 South Capitol St. SW)
Bus Departs: 6pm
Contact: Ernestine Ward ([email protected])
Paramount Baptist Church (3924 4th St. SE)
Bus Depart: 6pm
Contact: Rev. Anthony Owens ([email protected])
We’ll see you on Monday as we all fight for a greener, more prosperous city!


April 22, 2013
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Temple Sinai
3100 Military Ave. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Jahi Wise