-For Immediate Release-
Eugene, OR– OSPIRG Students, a student environmental organizing group at the University of Oregon, is partnering with the NAACP, 350 Eugene, Citizen Climate Lobby, and campus clubs to celebrate #CallToEarth Day, an international day of action led by young people calling on decision makers to protect the environment on November 10th, 2021.
Students have been on the forefront of change to protect our environment. In the midst of numerous environmental crises, from climate change and air and water pollution to the destruction of ecosystems critical to all life on Earth, this generation is taking action. This year’s day of action is especially important as it coincides with the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26).
Campus and local groups will be tabling and share why they care about climate change and how they want world leaders to act. Leaders will be speaking about the progress Oregon has made, including this summer’s commitment to 100% clean electricity, and how young people can lead the work ahead. Visuals include a student-made banner with hundreds of signatures calling for action on climate change, and solar panels that students can use to charge their phones.
- Who: UO student leaders, NAACP Eugene/Springfield, 350 Eugene, Citizens Climate Lobby, UO Climate Justice League, Operation Period, Land Air Water.
- Where: University of Oregon EMU Amphitheater, 1395 University St, Eugene OR 97403
- When: November 10, 11am to 2pm PT.
OSPIRG Students is a statewide student directed and funded organization working towards our greener, healthier, meaningful future.