Earth Day Kickoff March & Party
What Is It?
The Earth Day Kickoff is a march followed by a social, intended to promote awareness of the current climate crisis our planet faces, start discussions and build a community of supporters of environmentally-friendly actions and policies, and educate participants in ways to incorporate sustainability into day-to-day life.
The event consists of several components:
A poster-making session for the march
A "March for the Planet" around Purdue University
A social "party" following the march, including activities such as a student-built sustainability-themed escape room, succulent-planting, vegan food, and videos/board games
When Is It?
The Spring 2020 Earth Day Kickoff will be: Friday, April 17, 2020 at 5:30 pm
The march will begin at the Engineering Fountain at 5:30 pm, and will lead to TBD, where the rest of the event (succulent-planting, escape room, food, etc.) will be held.
How Can I Get Involved?
All Purdue students and Lafayette/West Lafayette community members are invited to attend the march and party!
We encourage everyone to get involved in the festivities! The poster-making session, march, and party are open to the public, no RSVP required -- check our Calendar to see when each event will be.
If you would like to help plan the event, come to a BGI meeting! If you are a student organization or community organization who would like to host an activity or contribute in another way to the march and/or party, please Contact Us so we can discuss further.
All activities are free for Purdue students. If you are not a student, we simply ask that if you attend the party, you bring $2 to donate to the Natural Resources Defense Council.