There’s a lot going on in the Bay Area for Earth Week.
Here’s a rundown of some of the events:
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20
Indigenous Voices and Restoring the Kinship Worldview, 6 PM
California Institute for Integral Studies hosts Wahinkpe Topa (Four Arrows) and Darcia Narvaez for a livestream, interactive conversation exploring the wisdom of Indigenous worldviews that see all life forms as sacred and sentient.
THURSDAY, APRIL 21
350 Bay Area Climate Justice Awards, 6 – 7 PM
Honor “Climate Superheroes” John Giola (Contra Costa County supervisor), Isabella Zizi (youth activist), 1000 Grandmothers for Future Generations, Cheryl Davila (former Berkeley City Councilmember)
Online, tickets here
FRIDAY, APRIL 22
Sonoma County March for Climate Justice, 2 – 4 PM
Gather at Santa Rosa Junior College to march to the Board of Supervisors office for a rally and chalking action, calling on the Board of Supervisors to invest in our transit system and create transformative transit justice — for climate, equity, and mobility.
Silicon Valley Youth Climate March, 4 – 6:30
Join Sunrise Silicon Valley for Silicon Valley Youth Climate Strike 2022, to celebrate Earth Day!
The march will start at the San Jose City Hall and end with a fun-filled rally at Plaza de Cesar Chavez (there will be speeches, music, and, hopefully, food).
Rides can be arranged for those who need them.
Youth vs. Gov film showing, 6:30 PM
Unitarian Universalists of San Francisco present an online screening of the modern-day David and Goliath epic film Youth v Gov by director Christi Cooper The film follows the journey of 21 bold youths suing the world’s most powerful government to protect their constitutional rights to a stable climate. The case (Juliana vs USA) reveals evidence that the United States government has endangered their constitutional rights to life, liberty and property by acting negligently for over six decades and created the current climate crisis.
Zoom link here
Info: Melvin Starks (email@example.com) or Larry Danos (415-722-6480)
SATURDAY, APRIL 23
Celebrate Earth Day at Pt. Molate, 11 AM – 3 PM
Join community and environmental groups celebrating Earth Day at Pt Molate Park. Now threatened by an unsustainable development project, Pt Molate has been called “an ecological treasure”
This family activity-packed Earth Day Celebration will include”a plant tour, osprey talk with sighting scopes, a naturalist-led walk in the upper watershed, a bioblitz, DANCING, food, run around like crazy people thrilled to have the natural world’s beauty all around us.”
Point Molate Beach Park, Stenmark Drive, Richmond
Celebrate Earth Day with Urban Tilth, 10 AM – 2 PMUrban Tilth Community Garden, on the Greenway in Richmond, inspires, hires, and trains local residents to cultivate agriculture, feed the community, and restore relationships to land. Join Urban Tilth for Earth Day with activities for the entire family.
Unity Park Community Plaza
16th Street & Ohio Ave, Richmond, Info/RSVP