Millions of school climate strikers have been leaving their classrooms every Friday. Now they hope that everyone else will join them in action. Going on climate strike means people everywhere walking out of their homes, their offices, their farms, and their factories. Young people have woken up much of the world with their powerful Fridays for Future school strikes for the climate. As we deal with devastating climate breakdown and hurtle towards dangerous tipping points, young people are calling on millions of us across the planet to disrupt business as usual by joining the global climate strikes on September 20, just ahead of a UN emergency climate summit, and again on September 27. Together, we will sound the alarm and show our politicians that business as usual is no longer an option. The climate crisis won’t wait, so neither will we.
AFTA is joining the Global Climate Strike September 20 to 27 as a partner and ally together with innumerous national and international organizations. We believe that the climate emergency calls for bold peaceful actions that are in tune with our social justice mission and the strengthening of communities that sustain healthy families. The climate crisis impacts individuals, families, and communities, in ways that worsen inequity. Our commitment to an ecosystemic practice is historically at the core of AFTA values.
If you and/or your organization want to join this action, please do so by registering as partners and allies.
Information about the strike and instructions for how to organize locally are provided at https://globalclimatestrike.net.