Young people and their allies around the world are organizing climate strikes on Fridays. Young people are standing up to take back the future. Supported by teachers, parents, and pastors, the message is clear: climate justice can’t wait.
Use free resources to plan and promote your strike.
Laudato Si’ Generation abides by Catholic social teaching, including a commitment to nonviolent action. Please be sure to use these materials in events that reflect the spirit of Laudato Si’.
This is the next moment in the global movement that was started by Greta Thunberg. This mobilization has a target–the UN climate talks that begin just three days later, on 2 December. We’re coming together to show them that climate justice won’t wait.
In more than 320 Catholic climate strikes worldwide, young Catholics marched and prayed on September 20 to demand urgent action in the fight against climate change. As church bells rang in solidarity, the young Catholics — from the Philippines, Ecuador, the USA, Mexico, Pakistan, Ireland and elsewhere — joined four million marchers in climate strikes the world over.