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September 20, 2019 — Global Climate Strike

On September 20th, Sunrise participated in the Global Climate Strike, the largest day of action for climate justice in world history. Over 3 million people chose to #StrikeWithUs at over 4,000 events in 150 countries. The generation of the Green New Deal took over in the U.S., and young and old strikers alike voiced the demand for serious climate action across the globe.

A young activist holds a sign saying "Good jobs, livable future" during the September 2019 Climate Strike.
September 2019 Climate Strike
Two people hold a sign saying "Planet Closed" in the middle of the street.
September 2019 Climate Strike
Two young activists hold signs saying "Don't mess with my future" and "One world, one chance" during the September 2019 Climate Strike.
September 2019 Climate Strike
Activists carry a "Look us in the eyes" banner, among other signs, during the September 2019 Climate Strike.
September 2019 Climate Strike
People chant during the September 2019 Climate Strike.
September 2019 Climate Strike
Activists carry a "Climate Justice Now" banner during the September 2019 Climate Strike.
September 2019 Climate Strike
A Sunrise organizer speaks into a megaphone to a crowd during the September 2019 Climate Strike.
September 2019 Climate Strike
A Sunrise organizer speaks into a megaphone to a crowd during the September 2019 Climate Strike.
September 2019 Climate Strike
A young activist holds a sign saying "Save our planet. Honour the Earth" during the September 2019 Climate Strike.
September 2019 Climate Strike
A black and white photo of the September 2019 Climate Strike in Philadelphia.
September 2019 Climate Strike
A gathering of people during the September 2019 Climate Strike in Kansas City.
September 2019 Climate Strike
A crowd of protesters with one person holding a shield sign saying "Our time to lead".
September 2019 Climate Strike
A large crowd of people filling the street during the September 2019 Climate Strike.
September 2019 Climate Strike
An activist holds a sign saying "La carne no es ecologica" during the September 2019 Climate Strike.
September 2019 Climate Strike
An activist holds a sign saying "I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I no longer accept" during the September 2019 Climate Strike.
September 2019 Climate Strike
An activist gives a speech during the An activist holds a sign saying "La carne no es ecologica" during the September 2019 Climate Strike.
September 2019 Climate Strike
A Sunrise organizer stands by a table to register voters during the September 2019 Climate Strike.
September 2019 Climate Strike
An activist helps to paint a floor mural of the Green New Deal during the September 2019 Climate Strike.
September 2019 Climate Strike