Media Alert: 2019 WEALTH Day Convenes Organizations, Advocates and Legislators around Climate Topics

2 months ago | Mar 08, 2019
By: Dorothy Barnett, Executive Director
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MEDIA ALERT: Kansas WEALTH Day of Education and
Advocacy around Climate and Environmental Topics

March 08, 2019: For Immediate Release

 
Contact: Dorothy Barnett, Executive Director, Climate + Energy Project
barnett@climateandenergy.org, 785-424-0444

Kansas WEALTH Day of Education and Advocacy
Tuesday, March 12, 2019; 8:15 - 3:00 pm

Who: Lieutenant Governor Lynn Rogers, Kansas state legislators, and
leading climate and environmental organizations and advocates.

What: 2019 Kansas WEALTH Day of Education and Advocacy around WEALTH Topics:
Water, Energy, Air, Land, Transportation and Health - KS WEALTH.

Where: Topeka State Capitol Building. See full agenda for exact events and locations.

Why: Multiple photo opportunities and state leadership appearances, including an address by
Lieutenant Governor Lynn Rogers and half hour dialogs featuring various state legislators.

On March 12, 2019, Kansas WEALTH Day will bring together organizations, advocates, and legislators to connect on Water, Energy, Air, Land, Transportation, and Health - Kansas WEALTH. The Climate + Energy Project has hosted a day of education and advocacy around climate issues for over a decade. In 2018, WEALTH Day convened 215 Kansans, 55 legislators, and 35 organizations.

Join Climate + Energy Project and its WEALTH partners for a day of Education and Advocacy around Climate Issues, including the following photo opportunities:
  • Address by Lt. Governor Lynn Rogers from 12:15 - 12:25 pm
  • Solar Rally in support of SB 125, the Kansas Energy Fairness Act, from 2:30 - 3:00 pm
  • Half hour dialogs with legislators and experts about each of the WEALTH topics (see full agenda)
All Solar Rally advocates will wear yellow for photo opportunity and, following an address by CEP’s Executive Director Dorothy Barnett, hand deliver postcards to their legislators in support of SB 124.
 

For more information, please contact Dorothy Barnett at 785-424-0444 or Rachel Myslivy
at myslivy@climateandenergy.org.