Palo Alto, CA, April 2020—In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center (PPJC) is planning a virtual Climate Rally on Friday, April 24th. The Climate Rally will debut a special video presentation featuring climate experts and activists explaining what climate justice and political engagement means amidst a global pandemic and beyond.
During the Climate Rally, the community will come together (live) and show their social solidarity while remaining physically distant during a global pandemic. Neighbors, young and old will share their creative signs, chants, and artistic designs to commemorate Earth Week.
Friday, April 24th, 2020
5:30 pm – 6:30pm
Chris Field, Director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, Former Chair, UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Julia Zeitlin & Kristy Mualim, Sunrise Hub (Palo Alto) Leaders
Priyanka Joshi & Helen Deng, Silicon Valley Youth Climate Strike Leaders
Musical shout out by Grammy-Nominated Kenny Neal, a “local favorite for many years”
Special feature: the Climate Rally is additionally supported by young artist and climate activist Aria Luna, who will showcase a short animation she created for this special event.
ABOUT THE PENINSULA PEACE AND JUSTICE CENTER
The Peninsula Peace and Justice Center has been a leading grassroots activist organization on the San Francisco Peninsula since its founding 37 years ago. The organization focuses on climate activism in addition to social and economic justice, and an end to militarism, racism, sexism and all forms of discrimination.
PPJC is online at www.peaceandjustice.org.