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Tacoma Youth Climate Strike Planning Party
March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST
We are having a pizza party to get all the kids together who want to help with our climate strike on March 15th. We will be making signs and banners, and brain storming ideas for the strike. Every kid is welcome. – Theo, age 11
“On August 20th, 2018 a ninth grader in Stockholm, Sweden skipped school. Instead of attending classes she chose to sit in front of the parliament building. For three weeks. She held a simple handmade sign:
School Strike for the Climate.
Her name was Greta Thunberg and her actions to hold her government accountable to the carbon emissions goals of the Paris Agreement have sparked a worldwide youth movement.
Tens of thousands of schoolchildren from Europe to Australia have flooded the streets. In Belgium the environment minister was forced to resign in the face of the mass school strikes. The EU has now pledged, on the heels of one of Greta’s speeches, to spend billions on mitigating climate catastrophe. To this day a Climate Strike occurs every Friday, all over the world, and for this reason also goes by Fridays for Future.”