Many of you will be aware that youth activists around the globe have been taking part in a movement to address the global climate crisis. Inspired by a 16-year old activist from Sweden named Greta Thunberg, rallies referred to as a Global Climate Strikes have been planned around the world to coincided with the United Nations Climate Action Summit this week in New York City. Advocates around the planet are asking for people to participate in rallies on Friday, September 27th.
Please see the attached letter from Mr. Scott Robinson, our Superintendent of schools regarding this initiative .
Please note, Friday September 27th will be a regular school day in all Richmond schools.