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Rise for Climate rally, Riverside Park, La Crosse, WI Saturday, September 9, 2018
These are the videos from the Rise for Climate rally held in La Crosse, WI. The speakers were great and hearing them will be well worth your time.
Part 1 includes the Welcome by Janette Dean and the first 3 speakers: Bill Greendeer (Ho-Chunk Nation), Paul Reyerson (UWL Professor), and Casey Meehan (Sustainability Institute).
Part 2 includes the following speakers: Glen Jenkins (Sustainability Institute), Nick Nichols (La Crosse County Sustainability Program), Ken Tschumper (former MN State Representative), and Bryan Krenz (Houston County DFL Spokesperson for Democratic Candidates Tim Walz [Gov], Dan Feehan [Congressional District 1], Thomas Trehus [State Representative for Dist 28B].
Part 3 Speakers include: Kathy Allen (Coulee Region Sierra Club Vice Chair), Roz Schnick (Spokesperson for WI State Assembly person Jill Billings), Austin Goodrich (Spokesperson for WI Gubernatorial Candidate Tony Evers), and Charles "Chuck" Davis, Sr, Tomah, (Oglala Lakota, of the Oceti Sakowin)
March for our Lives -- La Crosse, WI
The March for our Lives in La Crosse, WI on March 24, 2018 was a big success. Despite the cold, cloudy, and windy day approximately 1200 people attended the March and the Rally that followed. Below are videos of the speakers at the rally. You will find the speeches in their entirety in the videos. They are sequential but have been edited into different segments because of YouTube limitations.
March for our lives, La Crosse, WI; Part 1 includes: Bob Bovee, musician; Pastor Ben Morris; Mayor Tim Kabat; Betsy Rilling; Father Konopa; Marley Richmond; Prof. Richard Breaux and his son, Bevan.
March for our lives, La Crosse, WI, Part 2 includes: Libby Miller, Logan HS Student; Cheryl Hancock, Holmen School Board President; Tara Johnson, La Crosse County Board Chair & 29th District Rep.; Bishop Jim Arends, La Crosse Area Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church; Rep Jill Billings, WI 95th Assembly District ; & Sister Laura Nettles, Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.
March for our lives, Part 3 is the final (and longest) video segment of the rally. The speakers include: John Havlicek, Teacher at Central HS; Kate Nelson, Mental Health Professional; Mike Smutska, Viterbo History Professor; Chris Clair, Attorney; Dr. Mark Neumann, & Dr. Bob Freedland; Sen. Jennifer Shilling, Wisconsin 32nd Senate District; Bishop Jay Lampert, Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire; & Gretchen Guinn Paquette, Moms Demand Action.