Monday, September 22, 2008

9/27 Green Jobs Now: Day to Build the New Economy

This from 3E Strategies. Doesn't this make more long-term sense than drilling for more oil (a stop gap measure at best)? -hoc

Join 3EStrategies and Climate Solutions Saturday, September 27 for one of the largest grassroots days of action in our nation's history!!
This election season, it's up to us to make it absolutely clear:

Oregon is ready to kick-start our clean energy economy!

On Saturday, September 27th, please join your community, and tens of thousands of people across the country for Green Jobs Now: A Day to Build the New Economy. On this day of action, we can make it clear to state and federal legislative candidates:

We're READY to build an inclusive green economy and we expect our state's elected officials to lead the way!

Saturday, September 27, 2008
10:00-11:00 am

E2 Powered Solar Factory
840 SE Woodland Blvd, Suite 100
Bend, Oregon 97702 (if lost call: 206.351.5646)

YOU the citizens!
Bend Mayor Abernethy
Cylvia Hayes, 3E Strategies
Joelle Robinson, Climate Solutions
PV Powered representative
Mike Hewitt, E2 Powered

Click here to let us know you'll be there to help send a powerful message.

This event will take place at the E2 Powered solar factory in Bend. E2 was recently contracted to install solar panels on the Redmond airport and has an exciting project with a new elementary school.

At the event, Bend Mayor Abernethy will share how Bend is positioning itself in the sustainability arena. Cylvia Hayes, of 3EStrategies, is coordinating development of clean tech jobs for the State of Oregon and will discuss the upcoming green collar job opportunities throughout Oregon. Joelle Robinson, Climate Solutions, will outline policies needed to move our green economy to the next level. Kelli and Mike Hewitt, E2 Powered owners, will speak about real green jobs and the bredth of their impact on the local economy.

After the speakers, local community members will put on green hard hats to create a visual display of their message: "We're Ready For Green Jobs Now!" They will then be given a tour of the E2 Powered factory and showroom. Event organizers will collect petition signatures urging elected officials to champion strong climate solutions and investments in green jobs training programs. This petition will be delivered to Oregon state and congressional leaders. Our state legislators and members of Congress will be able to see for themselves that their constituents are demanding bold action !

Click here to let us know you'll be there. Show your support and see where Oregon is headed on Saturday September 27!

For more information on the National Day of Action for Green Jobs Now, please visit:

Many Thanks,

Questions & RSVP
Joelle Robinson, Climate Solutions Field Director
721 NW Ninth Ave. Ste. 236
Portland, OR 97209
(206) 351-5646

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