SAN JOSE, Calif., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

What:        

Media opportunity –Scientists, celebrities, STEM leaders and science supporters will gather in Silicon Valley – the epicenter of technology and science – and march from San José City Hall to Plaza de Cesar Chavez to celebrate the importance of science. In partnership with Silicon Valley Comic Con and Monterey Bay Aquarium, March for Science Silicon Valley will host a free rally in Plaza de Cesar Chavez as part of Comic Con.

Notable participants include: Nobel Laureate, William Moerner, Ph.D. Neuroscienceist and Actress, Mayim Bialik, Black Girls Code Founder, Kimberly Bryant and Actress, Rachel Bloom and many more.

When:        

Saturday – April 22, 2017

11 a.m. – March starts at San José City Hall

Noon – Rally beings at Plaza de Cesar Chavez

Where:      

San José City Hall

200 E. Santa Clara Street 

San Jose, CA 95113

Plaza de Cesar Chavez

1 Paseo De San Antonio

San Jose, CA 95113

Background:      

March for Science Silicon Valley is a grassroots effort to celebrate science, make science more accessible and advocate for nonpartisan support for evidence-based policy. To officially register for the march, visit marchforsciencesv.com. Follow March for Science Silicon Valley on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and support the march by making a donation or purchasing merchandise in the official store.

Contact

Marika Krause, March for Science Silicon Valley, [email protected], 408-591-0027
Rachel Davis, PR and Communications Specialist, Visit San Jose, [email protected], 408.712.9149

 

 

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SOURCE Visit San Jose