Youth Climate Strike
May 24, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Please join Extinction Rebellion in supporting the Youth Climate Strike!
Join Massachusetts youth in Boston to strike from school and ask our political leaders to take action on the climate crisis.
Youth are declaring a
On Friday, May 24th, youth around the world will strike from school as part of the Fridays for Future Movement, supporting Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.
On March 15th, the first Global Youth Climate strike rallied 1.6 million students on all 7 continents, in more than 125 countries, and over 2000 locations. Boston showed up and made our voice heard: this time, we will show up even bigger and louder!
Schedule of events:
- 9:30am Pre rally at the Hatch Shell
- 10:00am March for Our Future: walk from Hatch Shell via Arthur Fiedler Footbridge to the MA Statehouse (distance is less than 1 mile)
- 11:00am Main Rally at the MA Statehouse!
- 11:45am XR will sit in silent meditation or prayer while our Emergency Declaration is delivered to the Governor's office.
Please come for the entire event or just the main rally at 11:00
Info on Fridays for Future:
#FridaysForFuture is a movement that began in August 2018, after 15 years old Greta Thunberg sat in front of the Swedish parliament every schoolday for three weeks, to protest against the lack of action on the climate crisis. She posted what she was doing on Instagram and Twitter and it soon went viral. See https://www.fridaysforfuture.org/about for more information.