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Climate Strike Rally
September 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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This September, millions across the world will heed the call of youth climate strikers — like 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg — by walking out of their schools, homes, and places of work to join a Global #ClimateStrike.
We’re changing the terms of discourse by addressing the climate crisis with the urgency required by the science. In service of this aim, we’re embracing the concept of a general strike as a necessary form of civil protest against the “business as usual mindset” that has brought us to the brink of climate catastrophe. California’s Central Coast has already seen the fatal and destructive consequences of the climate crisis firsthand. We cannot afford to wait any longer for climate justice.
We gather on Sept. 27 at noon for a rally in front of Santa Barbara City Hall (De La Guerra Plaza).
We will be joined by hundreds, even thousands of concerned citizens like you who recognize that we can no longer just wait and hope that our politicians and business leaders will act to stop this unfolding tragedy.
Join us at the rally:
Numerous environmental organizations will provide information and action items
Key community leaders will offer their insights in short speeches
Art projects for all to express their concern over the fate of our planet
Followed by a march down State Street
Attendees are encouraged to walk, bike, bus, and carpool to the event and to be conscious of plastics in their protest signs.
Make your presence known on social media
With Fridays for Future, everyone is encouraged to participate wherever you are and in whatever capacity you’re able to, by posting a picture of you and your fellow climate strikers on social media. Tag #ClimateStrike and #FridaysForFuture to connect with others across the globe, and remember to share your actions with others for maximum impact. Local activists are encouraged to engage with us (@ClimateStrikeSB) on social media, and to tag any local actions with #ClimateStrikeSB.
See below for other ways to take action