This is one strike for the climate among hundreds happening worldwide on September 20th. We will walk out of our workplaces, schools and homes to demand aggressive action to solve not only the climate crisis, but all crises: inequality, racism, poverty, etc. We are facing an existential threat that will affect, not only us, but generations to come. We need to come together to demand comprehensive, drastic action to stop ecological collapse.
Friday, September 20 is the REALLY BIG DAY!
11:00 AM: The Bike Brigade is a series of bike and human-powered vehicle rides that collects at two separate locations, Monroe Park and Amazon Pool, then rides to a single destination. This ride’s destination is Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza to unite with the Global Climate Strike rally at 12:00 noon.
12:00 noon: Student assemblies march to Free Speech Plaza while pre-event activities energize and hold space
12:30 PM: Students arrive to music and song (and the crowd goes wild)
1:00 PM: Rally – Sunrise Eugene: Demands, speakers, and presentations
2:00 PM: Flipped Council Meeting and Green New Deal Discussion: Student Council Meeting in Harris Hall with Youth and Climate Justice Advocates panel, with Question and Answer session, where elected officials ask the panel their questions
Sunday, September 22
10:00 AM: EUG Parade assembles in Downtown Eugene at the Park Blocks northwest corner of 8th Avenue and Oak Street (find the Climate Revolutions by Bike or Extinction Rebellion entry and join the fun!)
12 noon – 4:00 PM: Eugene Sunday Streets – 350 Eugene will have a booth (location TBD) for engaging the community in activities for all ages. Volunteer for a 1-hour shift by signing up online.
Monday, September 23
6:15 PM: The Bike Brigade is a series of bike and human-powered vehicle rides that collects at two separate locations, Monroe Park and Amazon Pool, then rides to a single destination. This ride’s destination is Harris Hall, 125 E 8th Ave, Eugene to unite with the presentation of Declaration of Climate Emergency, Non-Violent Direct Action, and Press Conference at 6:45 PM.
7:30 PM: Eugene City Council – presentation of Declaration of Climate Emergency and Non-Violent Direct Action/Press Conference, Harris Hall, 125 E 8th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401, USA; Sign up at 7:00 pm to testify
Tuesday, September 24
All day: JPMorgan Chase has loaned $196 billion to fossil fuel companies since the Paris Agreement was signed in late 2015—enough money to buy 52 pipelines the size and scale of the Dakota Access Pipeline. There’s no other way to put it: JPMorgan Chase is profiting from causing climate change, and it’s the rest of us who are paying for it. Can you call JPMorgan Chase CEO, Jamie Dimon, today to demand that he stop funding climate wrecking fossil fuel companies? We’ve got a script ready for you so you know what to say.
9:00 AM: Lane County Board of Commissioners – presentation of Declaration of Climate Emergency and Non-Violent Direct Action/Press Conference
Thursday, September 26
6:00 – 8:00 PM: Know Your Rights training with Civil Liberties Defense Center. First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 1376 Olive St, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
Friday, September 27
12:00 – 2:00 PM: GCS – Chase Bank Non-Violent Direct Action. Meet at Eugene Federal Building, 405 E 8th Ave, Eugene. March to site and perform a mass die-in.
This opportunity started on Sept. 20, 2019, 3 p.m. and ended on Sept. 27, 2019, 5 p.m. EDT and happens once. All events occur at an action's local time based on the latest information provided to us. The time listed here has been automatically converted to your device's timezone.
Free Speech Plaza, 799 Oak St, Eugene, OR, 97401