Join Fridays for Future local climate activists Friday, September 24, from 12:00pm to 1:30pm at the corner of 5th and B in Davis (northwest corner of Central Park) in a public demonstration in solidarity with the worldwide Youth Climate Strike being held the same day with the theme: Uproot the System. Masks are required.

Information from the Fridays for Future website about the global call to action:

The climate crisis does not exist in a vacuum. Other socio-economic crises such as racism, sexism, ableism, class inequality, and more amplify the climate crisis and vice versa. It is not just a single issue, our different struggles and liberations are connected and tied to each other. We are united in our fight for climate justice, but we must also acknowledge that we do not experience the same problems; nor do we experience them to the same extent.

MAPA (Most Affected Peoples and Areas) are experiencing the worst impacts of the climate crisis and are unable to adapt to it. This is because of the elite of the Global North who have caused the destruction of the lands of MAPA through colonialism, imperialism, systemic injustices, and their wanton greed which ultimately caused the warming of the planet. With both the COVID, climate, and every crisis in history, overexploited countries and marginalized sectors of society are systematically left behind to fend for themselves.

The time to join the masses and follow the lead of the environmental defenders and workers has been long overdue. Reparations to MAPA must be paid for the historic injustices of the richest elite, drastic emission cuts in the Global North, vaccine equity, cancellation of debt, and climate finance are only the beginning of these. Together we will fight for a just future where no one is left behind. The historical victories of collective action have proven the need for the youth to stand united with the multisectoral, intergenerational struggle for a better future for all; a future where people and planet are prioritized.

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For more local information, email Lynne Nittler at

Suggested slogans for local signs:

Fight for 1.5 and Stay Alive!

System Change Not Climate Change!

Fracking Stops Now

We Deserve a Future

Every 0.2 Temp above 1.5*C = 10 Million Lives

Youth Climate Strike 2019 Amber Marlen
Amber and Marlen lead the march during the Youth Climate Strike Sept 20 2019.


Climate Strike Jan 17 2020 Davis CA
Adults and youth alike protest for the planet at a Friday climate strike this past January 17, 2020 in Davis Central Park. Courtesy photo.