Thomas Tonatiuh Lopez Jr., the keynote speaker at 350VT’s Annual Convergence this past Sunday, began with a spine-tingling rendition of a song created in Standing Rock. The power of Thomas’s song, and the words he shared with us, made real for those in the audience the ongoing impact of colonization in this country, and the deep connection between extractive capitalism and oppression.
The “We Are Vermont!” The calendar features Vermonters promoting sustainable transportation and farming practices, demonstrating for social justice issues, enjoying the wonders of our beautiful state, and much more.
On Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, people showed up to six actions in Vermont as part of a global day of climate action: Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice. This day was timed to take place just before the Global Climate Action Summit, to send a clear message to leaders calling for bold, powerful action for climate justice. All over the world, hundreds of thousands of people joined in more than 900 actions!