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Annual March for Science NYC 2022

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Our flagship event is back on April 23, 2022! After two successful virtual Earth Day celebrations, March for Science New York City is once again taking to the streets in-person to demand science and justice in NYC! We will follow our marching route to our rally point, at which we'll end the day with a celebration of inspiring booths, speakers, workshops, and more!

Support the event by RSVP-ing and sharing our facebook event, by using this QR code.

KEY DETAILS

March Date: Saturday, April 23rd

Meetup Location and Time: 72nd St. Entrance of Central Park W. at 11:30 AM ET

Rally Start Time: 12:00 PM ET

March Start Time: 12:30 PM ET

March End Location and Time: Bryant Park at 1:30 PM ET

OUR DEMANDS

  1. We demand a permanent end to the expansion and future construction of fossil fuel infrastructure.
  2. We demand that the city accomplish its climate goals without opening any new jails.
  3. We demand that the city invest in communities by supporting city infrastructure and green spaces.

SPEAKERS / PARTNERS / ITINERARY

More details coming soon!

FAQ

What should I bring?

  • Signs (don’t affix to wooden sticks or metal poles)

  • Masks (K-N95 or N95s, please!-- no worries, we have some)

  • Sunscreen

  • Water (reusable water bottle please!)

  • Throat lozenge– you’re not chanting loud enough if you don't need these.

  • A piece of paper with emergency contact information if needed 

  • Your favorite chants 

  • A portable charger

  • A clear bag to store your items as needed

What happens if it rains?

  • The march will proceed rain or shine.

What should I leave at home?

  • Illegal drugs

  • Any weapon, or anything that can be used as a weapon, including sticks for signs, pocket knives, multi-tools, mace, etc.

  • Large bags will be subject to search by the NYPD.

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS & SAFETY

Before the march, we ask that you please get tested for COVID-19 and stay home if you are feeling unwell for any reason. We ask all attendees to be fully vaccinated and boosted if eligible and able.

 

While we will be outdoors for the march and actions, we will be marching together and chanting loudly, and families with small children may be in attendance. Masking and distancing between individual marchers will help keep everyone safe. Please wear a high quality (KN95 or N95 mask) at the march. We will have extras, so please ask a volunteer if you need one. We are making this request of all attendees regardless of vaccination status. 

 

We also encourage you to please get tested for COVID-19 in the days after the march, particularly should you develop symptoms. 

 

If you prefer to support our cause virtually, we still appreciate you! Please refer to this list of ways to support #MarchForScienceNYC from home.

#MARCHFORSCIENCENYC FROM HOME

  1. Support us on social media by sharing our event with your social circles

  2. Tweet your city representative to ask if they’ll #MarchForScience

  3. Amplify our demands

  4. Donate to the cause, or ask your departments and professional networks to do so

  5. Self educate around climate 

  6. Start a conversation about climate with a friend

Also feel free to use our hashtags: #MarchForScienceNYC  #MFSNYC2022  #ScienceNotSilence  #EducateToEmpower