"Action is the Antidote to Despair" - Edward Abbey

Friday, December 20, 2019 at 11:30 AM
Washington, D.C. area

Climate Strikes at Chase Banks

Image: Climate First!'s protest at Chase Bank
in Silver Spring, MD on Nov. 29, 2019 

Young students in the U.S. are calling on thousands of adults to join their climate strikes at Chase Bank branches around the U.S., all in an effort to force action regarding the climate crisis. 

Join Climate First! at certain Chase Bank branches in the Washington, D.C. area on Friday, December 20th, as we tell the lender how we feel about its status as the #1 investor in fossil fuels of any bank in the world.

What: A protest at various Chase Bank branches in Wash., D.C. area. More detailed info will be posted in near future.
When: Around 11:30 am on Friday, December 20, 2019. All events will end around 1 pm. 
Where: McLean, VA, and other branches in the Washington, D.C. area. More info will be posted in near future.  
Misc: Dress for the weather. Event goes forward, rain or shine. If time, bring a sign. Limited time at lunch? Come for as long as you can. NOTE: There is no civil disobedience or arrests planned at any of the events.

For further info, contact Ted at tconwell@climatefirst.us; (301) 589-7598 (mobile). 

Friday, January 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Washington, D.C. area

Fire Drill Friday

Image: Fire Drill Friday,  Oct. 25, 2019

Jane Fonda's final Fire Drill Friday in Washington, D.C. is scheduled for Friday, January 10, 2020. Climate First! will be attending Jane's  FDF event, while simultaneously running direct actions at various Chase Bank branches in the Washington, D.C. area. We expect that Jane and various experts will give talks regarding some critical topic related to climate change. Following the talks, there will likely be a march to some site relevant to the climate crisis. More info to be posted in the future.

What: Rally & march.
When: 11 am to 2 pm EST. 
Where: A site in Washington, D.C.
Misc: More info will be posted in the future.

For further info, go to FDF's website. For general info, contact Ted at tconwell@climatefirst.us, or (301) 589-7598 (mobile).

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 09:00 AM

Climate Strikes

On Earth Day, April 22, 2019, Climate First! and others will be running thousands of climate strikes around the world against those corporations and governments that are mostly responsible for the climate crisis. More information will be posted in the future.

What: Climate Strikes.
When: Wednesday, April 22, 2019.
Where: World-wide.
Misc: Stay tuned.

For more information, contact Ted at tconwell@climatefirst.us or (301)589-7598(mobile).