A three-day event called the Global Just Recovery Gathering kicked off Friday and is aimed at being \u0022a space to design new pathways for a better future for all.\u0022\u0022People around the world are coming together to collectively reimagine our future.\u0022—Fenton Lutunatabua, 350.org\u0022There is nothing we can\u0026#039;t achieve if we pool our collective people power together, and create the forces of change necessary for a just recovery for all,\u0022 organizers declare.The free and virtual event, scheduled with time zones around the world in mind, features 200 interactive sessions and high-profile progressives including Vandana Shiva, Bill McKibben, Greta Thunberg, and Nnimmo Bassey.Event-goers can take part in workshops such as \u0022Follow The Money: Tracing Climate Injustice to Fossil Finance in the Pacific,\u0022 \u0022Student Climate Activism as Civics Education,\u0022 \u0022How Do We Build Solidarity in Environmental Movements Between the Global North and South?\u0022 and \u0022Building Labor Climate Coalitions for a Just Recovery.\u0022The opening panel, entitled \u0022Just Recovery for All,\u0022 featured Hakima Abbas, Naomi Klein, Amitav Ghosh, and Dominique Palmer.\u0022The pandemic has exposed the deep inequities of our existing economic system and opened a pathway to leave these injustices behind,\u0022 reads the panel description. \u0022We need to come together and push for a world that puts people before profit. Now it\u0026#039;s the time to turn the corner away from harmful practices that destroy our climate and the living world around us.\u0022350.org, one of the organizations hosting the virtual event, encouraged people on Friday to sign up for the ongoing gathering:Is it NOT too late to join us -- registration is FREE and open all weekend: https://t.co/H42Xy6MceB— 350 dot org (@350) April 9, 2021\u0022It\u0026#039;s been tough times, but if there\u0026#039;s one thing these times have shown us [it] is that when we stand together, we are powerful,\u0022 a promo for event reads. \u0022It\u0026#039;s time to gather that power. It is time to recharge, rebuild, and reconnect!\u0022At the end of the first panel of the Global #JustRecovery Gathering, we\u0026#039;re more inspired than ever to continue the fight for a safe, just and equitable recovery. Here are some gems from Hakima Abbas, @domipalmer , @GhoshAmitav and @NaomiAKlein. https://t.co/4SmvSDSckP\u0026nbsp;pic.twitter.com/pr8iTixt4l— 350 dot org (@350) April 9, 2021Tethering the gathering are five principles:Put people\u0026#039;s health first, no exceptions;Provide economic relief directly to the people;Help our workers and communities, not corporate executives;Create resilience for future crises; andBuild solidarity and community across borders—do not empower authoritarians.\u0022People around the world are coming together to collectively reimagine our future,\u0022 Fenton Lutunatabua, head of regions at 350.org, said in a statement released ahead of the event, which he called \u0022an invitation for us all to build a movement that is massive and that shakes the foundations of power and money and greed that seem to hold all the cards right now.\u0022\u0022We must move with grace and patience with each other to build lasting relationships that truly build collective power,\u0022 he continued. \u0022We must be continually willing to do things differently and learn from each other.\u0022\u0022We want to stop the worst effects of climate change, we want to see every fossil fuel project on Earth stopped and the just transition take hold. We want the social license of the fossil fuel industry gone forever—and we need this to happen soon,\u0022 said Lutunatabua.