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July 20th Kickoff Call - Shared screen with speaker view
Future Coalition
02:27
Thanks all so much for joining! We’ll be getting started soon!
Randy Fleitman
04:18
Hello from Randy in Fairfax, VA
Michael S Goodman
04:30
Madsion WI
Gail McNulty
04:45
Santa Cruz, CA
Vidya Muthupillai
04:47
Vidya (she/her) from Houston, Texas
Devin Guevara
05:09
Devin! from Houston, Texas
Geri Freedman
05:24
Hi All
Chayton Creswell
05:34
Chayton Creswell, he/they, Ft Worth TX, 350.org Ft Worth
Deborah Mutnick
05:40
Deborah Mutnick, Brooklyn, NY
Travis Dupree
05:41
Travis Dupree, He/Him SEIU Takoma Park, MD
Cedar Sklar-Luers
05:41
Cedar XRYouth Berkeley, California (He,Him)
Gail McNulty
05:42
Gail, she/her, Save Our Shores, Santa Cruz, CA
Natasha Sachar
05:42
Natasha, she/her, from Raleigh, North Carolina with ZeroHour (triangle chapter)
Geri Freedman
05:46
Geri Freedman, Florida, Elders Climate Action
Miranda Ehrlich
05:47
Miranda, she/her, Sierra Club - based in Washington DC
Devin Guevara
05:50
Devin, Houston Youth Climate Strike Team, he/him, Houston Texas
Nanci Wilkinson
06:00
Nanci Wilkinson Bethesda MD
Jeff Weisner
06:05
Jeff (he him) from 350MoCo in Montgomery County MD
Seal Russell
06:07
Seal she/her in ohio, from Sunrise
Jes Rivas
06:14
Jes Rivas, Portland, Oregon, she/her
Amelia Diehl
06:16
Hi! Amelia from traditional homelands of the Anishnaabeg, aka Ann Arbor, MI - organizing home with Rising Tide Chicago; SustainUS; Unitarian Universalists
Shelby Cline
06:20
Shelby, they/them, Clean Water for North Carolina - Asheville NC
Neil Dunaetz
06:24
Neil (it/that/it's) Tucson AZ
Vidya Muthupillai (she/her)
06:25
Vidya, Houston Youth Climate Strike Team, she/her, Houston TX
Rachel Lee
06:30
Rachel, she/her, Zero Hour NYC
Ellen Carpentier
06:32
Ellen from Seattle. She pronouns.
John Laesch (union carpenter, NIJwJ)
06:32
John Laesch, Aurora Illinois, he, carpenter and NIJwJ activist
Bob Rueter
06:33
Bob & Joanna Rueter. Turners Falls, MA. Mothers Out Front & Climate Action Now Western Mass
Bruce Rosen
06:35
Bruce, he/him/his, New York City
Brenda Daly
06:35
Brenda from New York, no organization, she.
Amara Jones
06:39
Amara Jones from sierra leone,west Africa.
Juliana Haliti
07:05
Juliana (she/her) Albany NY climate reality leader
Steve Craine
07:09
STEVE, NEWTON MASS.
Lee McNair
07:15
Lee McNair, Chevy Chase, MD UU ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE MINISTRY
Susana Lee
08:13
Susan Lee (she, her) and Malcolm Litowitz (he, him) Northbrook IL
Amelia Diehl - Rising Tide Chicago
08:25
So much gratitude for y’all holding this call, and for all the rad work you do!
Gail McNulty
11:07
Are all of the supporting unions and organizations listed somewhere?
Gail McNulty
11:40
Wondering if the docks can close again as they did on June 19th?
Randy Fleitman
12:31
I'm retired. How can I help?
rene lichtman
13:57
Rene Lichtman Detroit
Margaret Reisert
14:21
climate change issue
Bruce Rosen
14:29
Gail et al: click https://strikewithus.org/ & then Partners for present organizations list.
Gail McNulty
14:50
Thanks Bruce!
rene lichtman
16:22
How will the Strike connect the dots between union demands, environment, BLM and police brutality, and Cosecha immigration demands against ICE?
Future Coalition
20:07
https://j20strikeforblacklives.org/
Bruce Rosen
20:25
One critical lead up to today: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/10/us/women-voting-rights-suffrage-centennial.html
Gail McNulty
22:02
If anyone’s looking for some inspiration and insights around intersectionality and radical revolution, you might check out See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Loveby Valarie Kaur https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52626691-see-no-stranger (I’m listening to it at the moment and learning a lot.)
Gaurav Dhirar
22:29
Thank you for that amazing resource, Gail!
Sarah Younger
22:31
Black Trans Lives Matter organized with this date I'm our area
Gaurav Dhirar
22:41
and all for the links
Sarah Younger
22:42
in our area
Travis Dupree
23:09
Where is your area Sarah??
Sarah Younger
23:24
Gainesville Florida
Travis Dupree
23:35
got it, thanks!!!!
Gail McNulty
24:24
2 minutes of inspiration and a taste of Valarie Kaur on stage with Rev Barber: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKMEqF0OVxs
Sarah Younger
24:29
Can we amplify the effort in the message that this group has planned?
Jeff Weisner
24:42
is there going to be a DC-area event? I don’t see one on the map on the site
Marilyn Price
24:50
Will you be sharing the recording and the sending the slides for those who could not join the call?
Future Coalition
25:11
Yes, Marilyn, call is recorded!
Travis Dupree
25:56
A DC event is being planned now It should be on the website tomorrow.
Future Coalition
26:24
https://docs.google.com/document/u/3/d/1xVEH_BxDDqXfo4M6TpCGG-C0xewM1Q1ueJpPGMg0GFo/edit
Future Coalition
26:33
^Black Leadership toolkit
Bruce Rosen
26:38
Tues., 7/14 (Bastille Day!) w/Demos: Radically Honest Conversations: The Need to Invest in Black Communities: Demos.Org/RadicallyHonest
Future Coalition
26:49
https://j20strikeforblacklives.org/take-action/
Bruce Rosen
27:17
www.Demos.Org/RadicallyHonest
Erik Ofengand
27:55
is a caravan with vehicles at odds with the goals of a zero carbon future
Cheryl Barnds
27:58
@tx Travis!
Amara Jones
28:07
Is the climate strike in operation in sierra leone?
Juliana Haliti
28:30
this has cut out a bunch, Will there be a recorded link after? I missed a lot!
Juliana Haliti
28:45
I also lost all of the links in the chat bc it ended and restarted
Future Coalition
29:21
Hi Juliana, the meeting is recording!
rene lichtman
30:33
Sorry, my message to Everyone, not Gail M Rene L.
Amara Jones
30:46
when to organize an invent in my area?
Juliana Haliti
31:02
thank you!
Future Coalition
32:44
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oua1ZheQhDPsKEjd6GTxMfOHflUnQ1qfDFYGbmGCGCs/edit#
Future Coalition
32:56
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xVEH_BxDDqXfo4M6TpCGG-C0xewM1Q1ueJpPGMg0GFo/edit
Future Coalition
33:07
office hours: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcod--qqTMrH90i9QgxUhkKqOVnrHAY46gu
Juliana Haliti
33:15
thank you!
Erik Ofengand
33:18
is a caravan with vehicles at odds with the goals of a zero carbon future
Juliana Haliti
33:56
*how do I know if there is already a protest organized by me on the 20th to attend?
Simone Johnson
34:40
j20strikeforblacklives.org/take-action
Juliana Haliti
34:42
ty so much
Devin Guevara
35:01
besides a $15 minimum wage, what else is the strike calling for?
Juliana Haliti
35:05
*
Juliana Haliti
35:13
mistake*
Cheryl Barnds
35:25
related note, Democratic platform is being drafted by 15th, please endorse stronger climate action https://www.dncclimate.org/
Debbie Risberg
35:29
Fantastic work, everyone! I’m going to the website now to see what’s going on in ABQ.
Simone Johnson
35:50
https://j20strikeforblacklives.org/demands/
Margaret Reisert
36:18
*is there another climate strike?
Margaret Reisert
36:55
I am an RN, deeply concerned with safety
Brenda Daly
37:29
Is there any Black-led strike already organized in the Bronx/Yonkers? I am white and want to honor what Simone was asking us white environmentalists to join movements led by blacks. Most of my environmental groups are white lead: 350 MOF etc.
Priya Dalal-Whelan
37:30
I think car caravans are great!
Margaret Reisert
37:57
*any climate strike for Indianapolis?
Raymond in AK (he, him, their)
38:36
How can we encourage engagement from those essential workers who just cannot walkout on Monday?Do we have social media recommendations for them to broadcast their participation?
Future Coalition
38:47
you can look for local strikes on the map here: https://j20strikeforblacklives.org/take-action/
Allie
39:56
You can organize car caravans if it makes sense for risk mitigation and strategy :)
Allie
40:04
https://j20strikeforblacklives.org/take-action/
Allie
40:15
it’ll get updated through the week
Miranda Ehrlich
40:15
^thanks Allie!
rene lichtman
40:23
To Allie, let's get in touch renelichtman@gmail.com I am in Detroit area.
Erik Ofengand
41:12
can you provide more information about the digital event in FL?
Gail McNulty
41:33
Do we have any plans for an action/actions to raise awareness during the Democratic Convention (August 17-20)?
Allie
42:10
there’s a social media toolkit here: https://docs.google.com/document/u/3/d/1jJWqLzNWYdEnQgPxQpYG724U_5jAys-jgWVIi8pHp9w/edit
Erik Ofengand
43:20
greenpeacemiami305@gmail.com for FL digital event
Erik Ofengand
43:25
thanks
Sarah Younger
43:26
florida action please forward to me at pilamye@gmail.com
Mark Grossman
43:39
* How many SEIU locals know about this action?
Cheryl Barnds
44:21
sorry arrived late - beyond white enviro awareness, are there issues that climate folks should be aware of when engaging with labor / M4BL movements? for example, I know some workers do not feel reassured about eliminating FF jobs…
Marilyn Price
44:35
Just a quick message to say this webinar is very well organized. The information is quite clear and presented very well.
Travis Dupree
44:39
I will email you on Florida tomorrow
Gail McNulty
45:06
Wondering if it would make sense to start talking about Aug 17-20 as we promote July 20 so build anticipation in the public and press?
Cheryl Barnds
46:17
fossil fuel jobs
Raymond in AK (he, him, their)
46:48
I was thinking fast food too!
Juliana Haliti
47:17
*are there loca
Juliana Haliti
47:30
local chapters of future coalition?
Eric Rehm
47:56
Take a look at Canada’s Iron & Earth for an example of how the climate movement can work with fossil fuel workers.
Eric Rehm
48:24
Those workers know their future isn’t sustainable...even if the unions don’t.
Margaret Reisert
48:45
*I am classified white but identity as color
Eunice Alexander
48:59
It would be a great time to ask your U.S. Senators to pass the RECLAIM Act, which speaks to worker transition fairness at least. It's passed the House and is now stuck!
Brenda Daly
49:18
The Bronx has a filthy water treatment plant that ought to be torn down. A group I’m involved with called Renewable Rikers (do ppl know about Renewable Rikers?) wants to 1) Close down Rikers immediately (not 2026 like DeBlasio says) by releasing, for example, all the ppl who have been charged but can’t afford bail (up to 40%) 2) Change the name (Rikers was a man who turned in runaway slaves) 3) Turn Rikers into an island of Renewable energy, including a new water treatment plant. My personal idea is to use ex Rikers prisoners to get PAID union training to do the labor/union jobs along side the electricians etc. Renewable Rikers has been proposed to DeBlasio and City Council , inc a wonderful presentation early this year about state of the art water treatment proposal. Saying this cause the Bronx water treatment plant is a real hazard (air, earth and water pollution) and could someone tell the Bronx Yonkers group @ the old existing plant as a place to…protest!
Travis Dupree
49:33
Thanks Eunice and you're right!!
Cheryl Barnds
49:57
here’s an article from 6/19 — Black Lives Matter protests spotlight environmental racism —Activists push green-led economic recovery to tackle systemic imbalances. https://www.aljazeera.com/ajimpact/black-lives-matter-protests-spotlight-environmental-racism-200618200615984.html
Margaret Reisert
50:03
identity s/b identify
Cheryl Barnds
50:21
but i’m still working to understand the labor piece - thanks so much for organizing this fusion movement action!
Raymond in AK (he, him, their)
52:19
Great!This is how we are going to win!
Margaret Reisert
52:38
*team work makes the dream work
Gail McNulty
52:56
Question for Travis
Raymond in AK (he, him, their)
53:47
I heard about this from M4BL
Darnell Summers
54:38
Hello from Berlin!!!
Margaret Reisert
55:39
*welcome Berlin
Margaret Reisert
56:57
*i
Gaurav Dhirar
57:43
Good show!
Brenda Daly
57:52
Water treatment plants are generally located in poor, black and brown neighborhoods (in NYC at least), contributor to environmental injustice (asthma rates shoot up high near those). So combining BLM and environmental justice, closing Rikers, 2nd largest prison pop in USA and a monument to misery, also a toxic dump…any plans to protest near any of these water treatment (human sewage) plants mostly located in black and brown neighborhoods?
Eunice Alexander
59:18
Any discussion of putting together a video of Wisdom of Black Elders in which they could speak to some of their known skills - know-how that helps in times of emergency and resilience?? This knowledge is passing.
Travis Dupree
59:18
Feel free to reach out to me: travis.dupree@seiu.org
Mark Rendon
59:30
Yes! thank you!!
Travis Dupree
59:31
I have so much appreciation for you all!!!!
Gaurav Dhirar
59:41
Thank you so much!!!!
Raymond in AK (he, him, their)
59:58
Thank you all!Love you all!
Eunice Alexander
01:00:06
THANK YOU ALL
Shelby Cline
01:00:07
thank you!
Eric Rehm
01:00:17
thanks from Corvallis.