On September 8, in advance of the Global Climate Summit in San Francisco,  Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice events will be held in cities and towns around the world to demand our local leaders commit to building a fossil free world that works for all of us! 

There are three Rise for Climate events in the Triangle! Spread the word!!
September 8, 12-7 pm, Triangle Rise for Climate Solutions Bio-Bus Tour visit six locations in Durham and Orange Counties highlighting climate solutions from household to community levels. Meet at the Durham Station Transportation Center. Join us for an opportunity to see firsthand solutions in our own communities, unleash our collective creative ideas and energy, and spark growth of many more local solutions we need to address the climate crisis. RSVP required.  
September 10, 6-9 pm, Racial Equity and Environmental Justice Workshop, Pilgrim United Church of Christ in Durham 
We will deep dive into racial equity with Alexa Broderick of The Equity Paradigm and environmental justice with Naeema Muhammad and Ayo Wilson of NC Environmental Justice Network. We’ll look at the United State’s political history to understand how policy has shaped racial inequity then discuss how we, as environmentalists, can focus our work around environmental justice. https://actionnetwork.org/events/racial-equity-and-environmental-justice-training/
September 12, 6:30-8:30 pm Rise for Climate Solutions Forum, Church of the Nativity in Raleigh.  Local city and county leaders will be discussing renewable energy, environmental justice. clean energy jobs, putting an end to new fossil fuel infrastructure, and more. https://actionnetwork.org/events/rise-for-climate-solutions-forum/
To learn about other NC events happening in Charlotte, Asheville, Wilmington, and Greensboro, and around the world, check out www.riseforclimate.org