CARSON : Earth Day Events to Have Cultural Focus

Environmental groups will celebrate Earth Day in Carson from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Information tables, cultural dances and speakers will highlight environmental issues of Asian and Pacific Island nations. Rep. Walter R. Tucker III (D-Compton) will give the keynote speech.

Organizers describe the event as an opportunity to gather information and discuss ways to protect the environment.

The Philippine Action Group for the Environment and the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice, along with other environmental groups and students, will participate in the events.

Admission to Earth Day is free and child care will be provided. The event will be held at Stephen White Middle School, 22102 S. Figueroa St.

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