Yesterday, we did a tiny pop-up for Fridaysforfuture at a busy intersection in Toronto. I don’t like talking to strangers so it was super awkward for me. It’s easier to join a large protest, but I reminded myself that Greta started alone. Vash4change a young Ugandan climate striker makes the same point! No formula needed. … Continue reading Fridaysforfuture Pop-Up
Protests are great for getting attention and building connections, but we need concrete actions ASAP — so Climate Pledge Collection is always working to turn attention into actions both big and small. At yesterday’s Fridaysforfuture at Queen’s Park, we tried a poster-size version of our pledge system with prizes, surprises and noises — carnival style. … Continue reading Climatepledgecollective X Fridaysforfuture
The Post Below was written last year, it’s still accurate, but a lot has changed since then. For up to date information on Fridays for Future in Canada please visit: https://climatestrikecanada.org/ Greta Thunberg is a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl who stopped going to school on Fridays in order to protest outside the Swedish Parliament. Greta is … Continue reading What is Fridaysforfuture?
UPDATE: We put up these resources early on in the school strike movement in Canada when the school strikers had almost no web presence. Since then, things have changed dramatically. To learn about national Canadian organizing please visit https://climatestrikecanada.org/. To keep up to date on the Toronto School Strikes please follow the youth on twitter, … Continue reading FridaysforFuture Resources
Greta Thunberg Greta Thunberg is a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl who stopped going to school on Fridays to demand stronger climate action from her government. This one simple act has inspired millions of people worldwide and sparked school strikes throughout Europe, in Australia and now in Canada as well. A Simple Refusal While many of us … Continue reading Fridays For Future Climate Strike begins December 7