CALL TO ACTION!
Join us in making a stunning visual statement in support of the Global Climate Strike! We will come together to focus on the connection between climate crisis and the forced migration it's causing around the world!
Earlier this year, Greta Thunberg and 46 other youth activists issued a call to everyone around the globe to join them in a massive climate strike on September 20th. The Youth Climate Strike will kick-off a week of mass, escalated actions between Sept 20-28 and Extinction Rebellion has been invited to pull together a coalition of community organizations to highlight and educate about the connection between climate disasters, migration and Indigenous rights - while helping to end the migrant detention camps and pressure the government to declare a climate emergency.
In response to this call, on September 22nd the local CLIMATE JUSTICE = IMMIGRANT JUSTICE /XR affinity group will be making a big, bold, and impactful statement on how climate change is driving immigration. Join us in a community art action converging on the Hawthorne Bridge at noon! We will collaborate together to install a stunning artistic visual and rally on the Waterfront with live music, speakers, art and more!
WE MUST CALL ON THE U.S. GOVERNMENT TO: DECLARE A CLIMATE EMERGENCY, ADOPT CLIMATE CHANGE AS A REASON TO GRANT ASYLUM AND TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL RESOURCES TO POOR AND PEOPLE OF COLOR COMMUNITIES WHO ARE ON THE FRONTLINE OF CLIMATE DISASTERS!!
A shout out to our co-sponsors ~ Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Portland PDX Sanctuary Coalition, Migrante Portland, Portland Jobs with Justice Portland Immigrant Rights Coalition 350PDX Extinction Rebellion Veterans For Peace Unpresidented Brass Band Bajo Salario/Collective Band KBOO Community Radio Dont Shoot Portland Code Pink: Women for Peace Huehca Omeyocan
Oregon PSR (Physicians for Social Responsibility)
If your organization would like to co-sponsor this event, please email ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-sponsorship asks one or more of the following:
Invite your organization to participate in the action
Help in planning/executing March
Promote on social media
Share with email lists
Participate in Art Build
*WE ARE A NON-VIOLENT NETWORK, using non-violent strategy and tactics as the most effective way to bring about change.
CALL TO ACTION!