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World Water Day Action & Celebration

  • Duke Energy Asheville Office 555 Brevard Road Asheville, NC, 28806 United States (map)

Defund Dapl along with the Indivisible Asheville Environmental Groups and the Women's Action group of Asheville's Environmental Comittee are planning an action for World Water Day, Wednesday March 22, as part of the Water is Life movement. At 4pm we are going to gather with our "Water Is Life" signs and deliver a petition to Duke Energy (at their Asheville Headquarters @ 550 Brevard Road) to address their responsibility to move towards renewable energy in order to ensure Clean Water in our community and avoid a Climate Catastrophe. After delivering the petition, we are going to remain outside the office for around an hour with our signs and then we will head over to the French Broad River Park, a couple of miles away at 180 Amboy Road @ 5:30, for an interfaith water blessing ceremony to acknowledge that Water is Life.  

We will meet under the Pavilion at the French Broad River Park and then walk down to the waters edge. Blessing of our water will be led by Water Protectors with energy carried from Standing Rock. We also hope to have a few representatives from the Cherokee Nation to lead the ceremony since Native Women are the Guardians of water.  
Please contribute to a potluck of healthy snacks as we gather before the ceremony. Families with children welcome. Drums, flute, string instruments and song encouraged!

Find out more about the Water is Life movement www.waterislifemovement.com

The petition will be circulating at Indivisible Asheville & The Women's Action group of Asheville. It can also be printed from this page in order to be circulated in other public & private groups and brought to the Duke Energy Office on the World Water Day! We hope to have 500+ signatures.