Thank you for your interest in the People’s Climate March to the Polls! On this page, you can find the march schedule, the route, our peaceful protest protocols and more. If you have any questions that are not answered here, feel free to email them to email@example.com.
Starts: GSU Perimeter College, 3251 Panthersville Road, Decatur GA
Ends: South DeKalb Mall
Length of March: 1.5 miles
Schedule of Events
12:00 p.m. – Speakers, networking and music begins. Also, we know it’s Halloween weekend, so we’re having a costume contest too! The winner gets a prime spot at the beginning of the march.
1:30 p.m. – March steps off.
2:30 p.m. – Begin arriving at South DeKalb Mall and casting our votes.
What to Bring
- Energy, passion and a commitment to a cleaner, more just world
- A water bottle to refill at the water stations at beginning and end locations
- Snacks to keep your energy high
- Musical instruments to fill the air with joyful music
- Sign or banner to fill the streets with color
- A climate-related costume (anybody got a polar bear suit?) You could snag a spot at the front of the march!
- iPhone/smart phone to record the march and post on social media
Peaceful Protest Protocols
- I will not direct violence, verbal or physical, toward any person.
- I will maintain an attitude of openness, discipline, and respect toward everyone we encounter.
- I will protect the quality of the experience
- I will not destroy or damage any property.
- I will not carry weapons, drugs, or alcohol.
- I will exercise personal and collective responsibility to ensure all participants adhere to this agreement and to model it.
- I will take personal responsibility for my own actions.
Leave No Trace
March participants are strongly encouraged to:
- Bring reusable water bottles for fill-up at water stations
- Pick up trash and recyclables behind themselves
- Pick up after their pets
Statement of Diversity & Inclusion
The People’s Climate March Atlanta is welcoming to people of any age, race, gender, sexual orientation, immigration status, religion and political affiliation. This earth belongs to us all—let’s march side by side to protect it.