Come to the Sunset Park Climate Justice Center conversation, healing and community building. Food will be provided, but bringing a dish to share is optional. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
UPROSE’s Climate Justice Youth Summit is the largest gathering of the young people of color on climate change in the country. This year we are partnering with the Climate Justice Alliance, Muevete, the House of Fa Mulan and others while expanding the summit’s from a New York City based event to a national dialogue between youth leaders of color from Flint, Michigan; the Gulf South; Standing Rock; and the Global South. This is a Call to Action! Young people of color are on the frontlines of the climate crisis, now is the time to power up!
Join us on Saturday for an art build in celebration of the work of Frida Kahlo. Local artist Sylvia Gonzalez will lead us in workshop. Kids of all age welcome. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP below, so we can ensure that there is enough supplies for everyone!
What would Jane Jacobs Do? She would resist displacement and resist developer driven initiatives that are built on the backs of the working class...so join us!
UPROSE is a member of the steering committee of the Climate Justice Alliance and a member of the Grassroots Global Justice Alliance - As such, our role in the Peoples Climate Mobilization is significant . We will be getting buses to transport Sunset Park and climate justice allies to the march in April.
Join us for a reading with author Iris Morales, as she shares her book about her experiences as a Young Lord. Her book Through the Eyes of Rebel Women, is the first book exploring the experiences of the women members — a "story within a story" told from the inside out. The Young Lords Organization emerged in New York in the late sixties to fight poverty, racial and gender inequality, and the colonial status of Puerto Rico.