For Immediate Release
CJA to Deliver Key Demands to World Leaders Gathered at UN Summit on Climate
NEW YORK - While excluded from substantive participation in the UN summit on the climate crisis, the US-based Climate Justice Alliance will deliver Key Demands to world leaders on September 23, between 2:00 and 3:00 pm. CJA will deliver the demands in the midst of the People's Tribunal of our Climate Justice Summit at both the New School and the UN Church Center
Delivering the demands will be front-line community members--those who are most affected by the climate crisis. It's time for world leaders to pay attention to the real expertise that lies within our communities.
LOCATION: UN Church Center, 777 1st Ave. at E. 44th St.
Subway access: Grand Central Station
**IMPORTANT: Press Pass Required.
In order to enter the UN Church Center building for the People's Tribunal, we will need to send you a Press Pass (a letter allowing you entry through the UN security point). To receive a Press Pass, please reply to this email with "Press Pass" in the subject line.
The Tribunal is part of a two-day "People's Climate Justice Summit" happening at the UN Church Center and The New School, that will focus on the climate crisis as a symptom of a deeper problem: an economy based on extraction and exploitation of resources and people. This economy benefits a few at the expense of communities and the planet, and that will explore community centered solutions based on clean community energy, zero waste, public transit, local food systems and housing for all. For more information about People's Climate Justice Summit, go to:
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The Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) is a collaborative of over 35 community-based and movement support organizations uniting frontline communities to forge a scalable, and socio-economically just transition away from unsustainable energy towards local living economies to address the root causes of climate change.