Why 50 Over 50 x 50?

We call this effort 50 over 50 x 50 because we believe that we boomers and others over 50 years old have the means and the responsibility to get organized and that a few dozen of us in each of the 50 states (50×50) can tip public opinion in favor of action if we are prepared to speak out, risk arrest and occasionally spend some time in jail.

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Why Boomers?

It would be entirely fitting if the angry troublemakers came from the ranks of those of us who are older. For one thing, we’re the ones who caused the problem... But there’s something else, too: the greatest moments in the lives of the baby boomers were precisely the times when they raised their voices...Now is the boomer’s chance to reclaim their better natures.
Bill McKibben

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