Sandy Fifth Anniversary March and Rally

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Event Type7: 

5 YEARS AFTER SUPERSTORM SANDY
WE REMEMBER. WE RESIST. WE RISE

Sandy#5.jpg
Saturday, October 28, 11am

Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy took lives, destroyed homes, and flooded subways. Like in Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, the people hit hardest by Sandy were the poor, people of color, immigrants, and our already most vulnerable communities.

New York’s elected officials must protect us from the impacts of climate change and lead a just transition to a renewable energy economy. We cannot wait any longer. On October 28th, we will assemble and march over the Brooklyn Bridge, and then rally at the Alfred E. Smith Houses on the lower east side in Manhattan.

On October 28th, let’s march to demand a better future.

The PSC, working through its Environmental Justice Committee, is one of the endorsers of this march and rally,

Assembly Area Map
CadmanRally.jpg

Two subway stops are just minutes away from our 11 am PSC assembly point at the corner of Pineapple Walk and Cadman Plaza West: High Street/Brooklyn Bridge (A & C) and Clark Street (2 & 3).

Schedule of the day's events:

  • 11 am - 12:30 pm: Assembly and pre-march rally. (PSC will meet at 11 am at the corner of Pineapple Walk and Cadman Plaza West. See map above)
  • 12:30 - 2:30 pm: March across the Brooklyn Bridge to the Alfred E. Smith Houses, 21 St. James Place.
  • 2;30 - 4:30 pm: Closing rally and mass participation art event at the Alfred E. Smith Houses, 21 St. James Place.

Map of Smith Houses and vicinity
SmithHouses.jpg
The nearest subways to the Alfred E. Smith Houses are: Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall (4,5 & 6), City Hall (R & W) and Chambers Street (J & Z).

This is a family friendly event. Bring your kids, friends, colleagues, relatives! Spread the word!

For more details about the Sandy5 event, go to https://sandy5.org.

Location
Cadman Plaza, Brooklyn Heights