Fossil Fuel Infrastructure & Public Health Webinar
Join NY²CL for a panel discussion on the impacts of fossil fuel infrastructure on public health on April 20th at 6pm! This webinar will include discussions of health, the climate, and the social effects of fossil fuels. Speakers will be announced soon.
Tuesday, April 20, 6pm EST
Climate Poetry & Artivism Challenge
On Wednesday, April 21 join us for a climate poetry and artivism challenge! Post your climate themed poetry (or art, music, anything you want) and tag us (ig: @ny2cl; twitter: @NYYouthClimate) and #ny2clartivism - we'll repost a bunch of them!
Then, join us at 7pm on Instagram live (@ny2cl) for an open mic! (If you're interested in performing (music, spoken word, etc.), send us dm on Instagram, shoot us an email, or reach out to Sophie Campbell on our slack workspace.)
Wednesday, April 21, 7pm EST
Earth Day Digital Strike
Join our virtual Earth Day strike advocating against fossil fuel infrastructure in NYS and pushing for the divestment of the New York State Teachers' Retirement Fund.
Post a picture of you holding your protest sign and tag us (ig: @ny2cl; twitter: @NYYouthClimate), #DivestNYSTRS #BanFossilFuels and #ny2cl!
In addition to our virtual protest, we'll also be having in-person chalking actions all across the state! If you want to join an existing action (or set up your own!), check out our Earth Week Toolkit for more details.
Thursday, April 22
Healing the Present, Protecting the Future:
New York Youth Climate Leaders Lobby Day
We're continuing our campaign for economic and environmental justice this Earth Day with a lobby day on Friday, April 23rd where we’ll meet with key politicians from across the state to discuss and demand comprehensive climate legislation. Your participation in this event will help us protect each other from economic disaster, and help protect our planet from the fossil fuel industry.
No lobbying experience required! We'll be holding lobbying and policy trainings for all participants.