Thanks for taking #yegaction at Green Drinks

What an amazing evening! Green Drinks celebrated YEG Activism and Advocacy last night and The Common was packed! Another sold out evening with great conversation, fantastic folks and a whole lot of local action. 
Bill from Public Interest Alberta and Chelsea from Sierra Club Prairie Chapter at Green Drinks
If you missed it, our seven amazing soap box’ers had an ask. A direct request to Edmontonians to help further their cause. Their asks are below and you can conntect to these organizations through the websites. You can also continue the conversation online with #yegaction.
The Soap Box’ers & Their Asks:
Edmonton and Area Land Trust –
The Edmonton and Area Land Trust conserves natural areas for people and for wildlife, and we love to work with volunteers. Help us improve riparian habitat at our Weeding for Wildlife event on June 8 and 15.
Edmonton Bicycle Commuters –
West Downtown Complete Streets is in coalition building mode. If you live near or use 102 or 105th Ave as a bike route, EBC would love your email address in order to build our mailing list. They’re looking for help in reaching out to affected citizens and businesses on the route.
Growing Food Secure Alberta –
Advocate for a national school food program as a key component of a national food policy by sending a message to your MP via email or Twitter.
Public Interest Alberta –
Help stop the establishment of a province wide water market by signing on to Our Water is Not for Sale Network and send a message to the Premier and the Minister of the Environment. 
Commit to coming to the fourth annual healing walk: a walk of healing and prayer led by the Keeper’s of the Athabasca and First Nations communities in the tar sands region in July.

Taking action at Green Drinks Celebrating YEG Activism and Advocacy

Sierra Club Prairie Chapter – 
Commit to attend an upcoming action on water action in Edmonton. Sierra Club, Prairie Chapter is looking to put together around Earth Day.
Greater Edmonton Alliance  –
Do you like how decisions are made at City Hall? Do you know who’s running for Mayor? The Greater Edmonton Alliance is inviting you to gather your friends for a local house meeting to discuss the fall municipal election. 
Hope to see you in May for Green Drinks: Celebrating YEG Local Food!