April 22 is , celebrating the 42nd anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern . In 1970 Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin started a movement which channeled the energy of the anti-war protests and capitalized on the emerging consciousness for . The result was 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks, and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment in massive coast-to-coast rallies.
This year, more than one billion people in 192 countries around the globe, will participate in Earth Day 2012. People of all nationalities and backgrounds will share their appreciation for the planet and demand its protection. Together they will stand united for a sustainable future and call upon individuals, organizations, and governments to do their part.
There are many ways to participate from organizing environmental fundraisers, to planting a tree, to taking care to use less water and paying extra attention to how many lights are left on.
Join us on Sunday, April 22, 2012, from noon-3:00pm. Bring the family, and let’s share some refreshments and be in the beauty of nature. Medicine Women will be doing a honoring ceremony all of the earth from 2pm-3pm. http://www.meetup.com/lightworkersgifts/events/59180662/
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