[Post-sustainability-committee] New York City Climate Strike - Friday, September 20

Scott Carlin Scott.Carlin at liu.edu
Tue Sep 17 20:48:56 EDT 2019

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Please share!  LIU faculty and student can join up in New York City for Friday’s Climate Strike.  Details are below.

On September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike globally, to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis. In NYC, students will walk out of their classrooms and meet for a rally in Foley Square and then march through the Financial District to Battery Park for another Rally.  There will inspiring speakers, youth leaders and an appearance by Greta Thunberg.

LIU Meet up: Arrive at 11:30 AM – St. Paul's Chapel of Trinity Church (Address is 209 Broadway, near Fulton Street Subway).  You can use the bathroom, grab a cup of coffee, people are also making signs there.  (Faith Organizations are also planning to meet here.)

LIU will leave from the Chapel for Foley Square at 12:00 Noon.

12:30 PM – Assemble at Foley Square (111 Worth Street, NYC 10013).
1:00 PM - March to Battery Park
3:00 - 5:00 PM - Rally at Battery Park
5:00 PM Greta Thunberg live speech

The Climate Strike is a unique opportunity for students to step up and use our moral voice to fight for our future. Since the UN Summit talks are in New York, the effort is high profile, and it comes at a time when more people than ever are attuned to the climate crisis and looking for a path forward. For more information, go to: http:/www.strikewithus.org <http://www.strikewithus.org>

Scott Carlin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Geography
LIU Post
Co-Director, International Day of Education for Global Citizenship, https://www.facebook.com/IDEGC.org
(516) 299-3404
Twitter @ScottCarlin

“The future is already here, it’s just not very evenly distributed.” William Gibson

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