Philly Climate Strike
Start: Friday, September 20, 2019•11:00 AM
End: Friday, September 20, 2019• 2:00 PM
In Philadelphia, PA, we will be joining the global movement with a rally and march to demand that our elected officials commit to fighting the climate crisis by implementing a municipal Green New Deal. We want it to include:
- 100% renewable energy by 2030
- No new fossil fuel projects
- A just transition to a renewable economy
More details are listed below. Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: We’ll rally on the north side of City Hall and march in a loop for about 10 blocks through Center City. We plan to march down 15th Street to Locust, and then back up Broad Street to return to City Hall.
- 11am to 12:30pm -- Rally
- 12:30 to 1:30pm -- March
- 1:30 to 2:00pm -- Closing rally
What to bring: Please feel free to bring a sign or a banner, and bring some friends, family members, classmates, or coworkers!
Speakers: We’ll hear from young climate justice organizers, leaders from groups that are fighting for environmental justice, and more. We’ll also feature special musical performances.
Sponsors: The strike is organized by PA Youth Climate Strike, Sunrise Movement, Youth Climate Lobby, 350 Philadelphia, and Fossil Free Penn. Other participating groups include: 500 Women Scientists - Philadelphia Pod, All Together Now, Citizens Climate Lobby Philadelphia, Delaware Riverkeeper, Earth Quaker Action Team, Extinction Rebellion Philadelphia, Friends of the Earth, LILAC, Kosmos Journal, NW Philly Climate Action Network, Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light, Philadelphia Ready for 100, Philadelphia Solar Energy Association, Philly Thrive, Physicians for Social Responsibility PA, POWER, Reclaim Philadelphia, Sunrise Movement Swarthmore, Temple University YDSA, The Shalom Center Pennsylvania, Think Ocean, and True River Sangha.
Want to help create art for the strike? Join our art builds this weekend!
Saturday, September 14, 2pm to 5pm, Preston and Pine Street (between 40th and 41st in West Philly) -- www.facebook.com/events/513620979429246
Sunday, September 15, noon to 4pm, Repair the World Workshop at 4029 Market Street -- www.facebook.com/events/373600809985691