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Dayton Ohio - Dayton March for Science

Dayton March for Science
 
 


When: Past Event - Saturday, April 22, 2017
- This page may be updated if the event is repeated.
Where: Courthouse Square
Third and Main Streets, Dayton, OH 45402 [map it]
Cost: Free Event

Exhibitors onsite until 5pm including hands on activities for kids of all ages!

More Details about Dayton March for Science

Science, Not Silence!

Date: April 22nd, 2017
Time: 1 pm-5 pm
Speakers: 2 pm

This is a non partisan event. The March for Science is a celebration of our passion for science and a call to support and safeguard the scientific community. Recent policy changes have caused heightened worry among scientists, and the incredible and immediate outpouring of support has made clear that these concerns are also shared by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. The mischaracterization of science as a partisan issue, which has given policymakers permission to reject overwhelming evidence, is a critical and urgent matter. It is time for people who support scientific research and evidence-based policies to take a public stand and be counted.

ON APRIL 22, 2017, WE WALK OUT OF THE LAB AND INTO THE STREETS.

We will have speakers starting at 2, and a march along a short route that begins and ends at Courthouse Square around 2:45. We will have exhibits and hands on activities for kids on the square.

We are people who value science and recognize how science serves. We come from all races, all religions, all gender identities, all sexual orientations, all abilities, all socioeconomic backgrounds, all political perspectives, and all nationalities. Our diversity is our greatest strength: a wealth of opinions, perspectives, and ideas is critical for the scientific process. What unites us is a love of science, and an insatiable curiosity. We all recognize that science is everywhere and affects everyone.

Science is often an arduous process, but it is also thrilling. A universal human curiosity and dogged persistence is the greatest hope for the future. This movement cannot and will not end with a march. The relationship between science and democracy must not continue to erode. The application of science to society is not divorced from politics. Our plans for policy change and community outreach will start with Marches for Science world-wide and a teach-in at the National Mall, but it is imperative that we continue to celebrate and defend science at all levels - from local schools to federal agencies - throughout the world.

More Information

  • Event Venue:

    Courthouse Square
    Third and Main Streets
    Dayton, OH 45402
    [Get Map]
    Call: 937-477-5268
    Courthouse Square, operated by the Board of County Commissioners, is an outdoor entertainment facility located at the corner of Third and Main Streets in the heart of downtown Dayton.

Map / Directions:

Courthouse Square
Third and Main Streets
Dayton, OH 45402
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