Environment Council of Rhode Island

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2019 Earth Day at the State House, April 11th

The Environment Council of Rhode Island held its annual Earth Day at the Statehouse on Thursday April 11th, 2019 at 3:00pm in the State Room.
In addition to a speaking program focused on our 2019 Legislative Agenda, attendees had an opportunity to speak with legislators prior to the day’s session.

Representative K. Joseph Shekarchi, House Majority Leader, at Earth Day at the RI State House, April 11, 2019.

State Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio addressing the gathering at Lobby Day, April 11, 2019.

Representative Lauren H. Carson, Representative David A. Bennett (foreground) with Rupert Friday of the RI Land Trust Council.

Mentors were available for those who desired a better understanding of the Legislative process at the Statehouse and wished to become more effective communicating with members of the General Assembly.

ECRI organizations were encouraged to bring banners and hang them around the rotunda.