Join us at our 2019 Play-In for Climate Action
Join Moms from across the country on Thursday, July 11 in Washington, DC at our sixth annual Play-In for Climate Action.
Enjoy kids’ activities and music by Latin GRAMMY Award-winning children’s musician, Mister G. Listen to inspiring speakers and legislators promise us they will fight for climate safety, fight to keep toxic chemicals out of our homes, and fight to stop the corruption at EPA.
Then we’re taking the fight up to Capitol Hill, as we deliver a public message from families across the country: it’s time to get serious about climate change!
WHEN: Thursday, July 11, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
WHERE: The National Mall at 3rd St SW & Madison Dr NW (View a map of the area)
WHO: Parents and children from across the country
WHAT: “Play-In” featuring kids’ activities, a performance by Mister G, and speakers
- Congresswoman Kathy Castor is serving her 7th term representing Florida 14th Congressional district, which includes Tampa and parts of Hillsborough County. She was appointed by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as the Chair of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, where she is leading her colleagues in bold action to confront the climate crisis and its escalating costs.
- Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester is U.S. Representative for Delaware’s at-large congressional district. She’s the first woman and the first person of color to represent The First State in such a role. She serves on the House Committee on Education and Workforce as well as the House Committee on Agriculture.
- Congresswoman Deb Haaland of New Mexico is one of the first Native American women to serve in Congress. She is part of the 116th Congress Freshman Class Representative to the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, House Democratic Region VI Whip (Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona), and Deputy Whip for the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
- Congressman A. Donald McEachin represents the 4th Congressional District of Virginia. Rep. McEachin co-founded the United for Climate and Environmental Justice Congressional Task Force and continues to lead the task force as a co-chair.
- Congresswoman Kim Schrier represents Washington’s 8th Congressional District, which includes much of King, Pierce, Kittitas, and Chelan Counties, and portions of Douglas County. As a physician who has worked in a broken health care system, she understands what changes need to be made to make it work better for both patients and providers.
- Congresswoman Debbie Dingell represents the 12th District of Michigan. Much of her recent work has been focused on ethical issues and social responsibility as they relate to government and business.
- Senator Tom Carper is Delaware’s senior senator. As the top Democrat on the Environment and Public Works Committee, Senator Carper leads the fight to protect our environment and clean up our air as the committee’s ranking member in the 115th Congress.
- Senator Sheldon Whitehouse was elected to the senate in 2006. He is fighting to reduce carbon pollution, protect our air and water, and position America as a leader in the clean energy economy. As a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, he plays a key role in crafting policies addressing climate change and environmental protection.
- Vanessa Hauc is a Telemundo Network Emmy award-winning journalist. Vanessa is the co-founder of Sachamama, an organization working to build support for a 100% clean energy economy for all, and sustainable attitudes, behaviors and lifestyles within Latino communities.
- Rev. Michael Malcom, MDiv MBA is the Executive Director of Alabama Interfaith Power and Light. He is committed to working with under-resourced and under-represented communities who are experiencing the disproportionate impacts of poverty and pollution due to environmental injustices.
- Great Grandmother Mary Lyons is a Wisdom Keeper, Spiritual Healer, Social Justice Advocate/Community Liaison, Water Keeper, Sr. Member of the Long Skirt/Top Hat Society/Maa-Daa, UN Indigenous Observer and Author. She is an enrolled member of the “Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe”, Minnesota.
- Salvador Hernandez is the Colorado State Director for Mi Familia Vota. He was born in Chihuahua, Mexico and came to the U.S. when he was 15 years old. Salvador is passionate about the environment.
- Alexandria Villaseñor is a 14 year old climate justice activist. Alexandria is a leading organizer for the ongoing global Fridays for Future Climate Strikes. She is also the founder and executive director of her own non-profit Earth Uprising International, where she is working to bring accurate climate change education into schools and helping youth mobilize for direct action.
- Kristin Hogue is the Board Chair for Earth Uprising International, a youth-led climate education and direct action non-profit founded by her daughter, Alexandria Villaseñor.
- Dominique Browning is a co-founder and Senior Director of Moms Clean Air Force, a national organization of over a million mothers uniting to protect our children’s health and well-being by making sure our clean air and climate rules and laws are as strong as they can be. Dominique is a recipient of the Audubon Women in Conservation’s prestigious Rachel Carson Award.
- Heather Toney is Moms Clean Air Force’s National Field Director. Heather is the first African-American, first female, and youngest mayor of Greenville, Mississippi. She was appointed by President Obama to serve as Regional Administrator for EPA’s Southeast Region. Her work has made her a national figure in public service, diversity and community engagement.
Join us Thursday, July 11 in Washington, DC
for our SIXTH annual Play-In for Climate Action!
Register now to let us know you’ll be there.