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  • Reclaiming Florida's Future For All

    • Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    • Florida State Capitol

    Please Note: Registration closes Weds. 1/24/18 at 11:59pm

    Register Today to Support Clean Water, Clean Air, and Clean Energy

    We are hosting an Advocacy Day at the Florida State Capitol. Concerned Florida citizens from all across the state will have the opportunity to speak to their legislators and let their voices be heard. We are advocating to protect Florida’s clean water, support renewable energy, and BAN Fracking! We will be talking with our legislators about these critical issues:

    • Supporting Renewable Energy  

    • Banning Fracking in Florida

    • Protection of Florida’s Waters

    • Florida Forever Funding

    • Climate Action

    • Citizen Engagement for Climate Justice

    Find out more about these topics.

    This event is co-sponsored by Floridians Against Fracking, Progress For All, Organize Florida, Sierra Club Florida, Physicians for Social Responsibility Florida, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Environment Florida, Florida Student Power Network, Florida Conservation Voters, Rethink Energy Action Fund, Food and Water Watch Florida, Urban Paradise Guild, Center for Biological Diversity, National Nurses United, and other groups. 

     

    Schedule of Events

    Tuesday, 1/30:

    • 6:30pm-8:00pm: Training at LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library, located at 200 W Park Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32301

    • Free lodging is being hosted at the Florida’s People Advocacy Center. See the Registration Form for the available free and low-cost lodging options

    Wednesday, 1/31:

    • 8:30am: Mini-advocacy day training for day-of registrants

    • 10:00am: Registration opens at Waller Park (at the Dolphins Statue)

    • 10:30am-11:00am: Rally at Waller Park (at the Dolphins Statue)

    • 11:00am - 4:00pm: Legislative Meetings being set by the Sponsors (note: some may be scheduled during the rally - please pay attention to your individual schedules you will get just prior to the event

    • 11:30am-1:00pm: Lunch will be split into groups based on the region of FL you are from. Located at a nearby building. Mini Environmental Training Sessions on several environmental issues will also be held during lunch.

     

    If you're interested in volunteering this event, please fill out this volunteering form. We appreciate your support!

    And if you would like to donate to support this event, please click here!

  • Energy Whiz Olympics

    ReThink Energy Florida invites and encourages school classrooms and interested individuals to participate in Regional EnergyWhiz Olympics Expo on March 3, 2018. This event is a regional expo connected with the Energy Whiz Olympics conducted by the Florida Energy Center at the University of Central Florida. Energy Whiz is a forum for students to demonstrate their STEM knowledge and skills as they relate to energy topics—such as solar thermal, photovoltaics (PV) and hydrogen technology—through friendly competition.

    Junior Solar Sprints (Grades 3-8)

    In this competition, students will design and race model solar powered cars with teams of 2-4. Elementary and Middle School students will be competing separately. Medals will be awarded for race time, innovation in design, and best design.

    Solar Cook-Off (Grades 3-12)

    In this competition, students will design a solar cooker and develop a recipe to cook in it with teams of 2-6. Elementary, Middle, and High School students will be competing separately. Medals will be awarded for cooker design, culinary (recipe & taste) and WOW! -an award for the most creative overall.

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