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Why Divest Educational March and Rally (Sept 9th- Saint Petersburg FL)

  • SubCentral At The Iberian Rooster 475 Central Avenue, Suite 100 Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701 (map)

Florida's water was just ranked some of the worst in the country and big oil is a big contributor to the poisoning of our most precious resource. That is why Greenpeace St Petersburg is working with The Tampa Bay Divestment Coalition to move the City of St Petersburg to divest from morally irresponsible banking institutions like JP Morgan and Chase that fund big oil infrastructure projects like Florida's own Sabal Trail pipeline.

Join us at The Iberian Rooster at 11am as we answer the question, Why Divest? Why is divestment such an important and powerful tool and how can we utilize it to push big oil out of Florida and protect our water and our fragile ecosystem. Then march with us in unity through downtown StPetersburg to demand divestment now! We will march from Iberian Rooster on Central to Williams park, in which we will have a few inspirational words from some of the leaders of the Tampa Bay Divestment Coalition . Please feel free to bring signs, your friends and of course your spirit! Make sure you bring LOTS of water and hydrate as we plan to be outside for about an hour. Water is Life!
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Parking is limited on Central Ave, the best place to park would be SouthCore Parking Garage at 101 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. It is about 4 blocks away from the venue, please make sure you wear comfortable shoes and bring everything you need with you including water, sun screen, snacks and signs as we will be heading right outside to march after the educational portion of the event!