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Advocacy Day for a Free Flowing Snake River
February 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm PST
Two more Southern Resident Orcas are starving and may not make it through the year.
Join residents from across our region to request our leaders step up as a needed support network for our starving southern resident orcas and in support of lasting Snake River restoration.
Meet at St. John’s Episcopal Church at 9am on February 4th.
114 20th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501
When you RSVP let us know if you need housing the night before.
Bold action is needed for Orca recovery.
The losses of both J-17 (Princess Angeline), a mother of two, named after the daughter of Chief Seattle, and K-25 (Scoter) will be irreversible. Southern Resident Orca populations near extinction.
We need to recruit our Washington State Leaders to step up for bold action for Southern Resident Orca recovery.
RSVP to join us on Monday the 4th of February to ask our leaders to stand up for bold action:
We will be joined on this day by famous Tribal leader Paulette Jordan of Idaho, members of the frontline Tribal communities and Willie Frank Jr., son of the late Billy Frank Jr., Nisqually Tribal Leader.
Please come and stand in solidarity with the Nimiipuu and Palouse communities that called the Snake River home since time immemorial, and the Coast Salish and Coastal communities that have been in relationship with Southern Resident Orcas since time immemorial.
Breakfast, Lunch and Evening Appetizers Provided
What to expect:
9:15 Welcome from Tribal community leaders
9:30 Materials overview and training
10:00 Meet your fellow advocates
10:15 Disperse to first meeting with Legislators
12:00 Keynote address and Lunch
1:00 More meetings!
4:00 Closing Prayer
Sign up for carpool: https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/3eigdk
We will be scheduling you meetings and training you to engage with elected leadership.
RSVP with your Legislative District number, so we can ensure we have meetings prepared for you.
Bring your own water bottle, warm jacket for the walk from office to office, pen and paper and well rested. Food provided!
RSVP with other details so we can ensure that we have everything you need to have a successful day of advocacy.