Registering for the Planet
September 19-23, 2022: STFers across Southern California hosted events and rallies in honor of National Voter Registration Day and the 2022 Global Climate Strike. They urged classmates and community members to consider the future of the planet at the polls this November and joined in solidarity with thousands of young people worldwide who strive to keep the climate crisis front of mind for those in power.
Scroll to see their events and stay tuned for STF’s Week of Action part 2!
Animo Venice Charter HS STF leaders invite friends, classmates, and their principal to sign a pledge committing to talk to five people about voting for the planet this November. Photo by Jordan Todd
Partnering with the Vote 16 Club, Culver City HS STFers collect climate pledges and pre-register voters at two lunch events. Photo by Summer Wake
Hamilton High School STFers educate their community on the Vote for the Planet Campaign and register and pre-register voters on National Voter Registration Day. Photo by Setarah Kargahi
At their club recruitment fair, Harvard Westlake STF Ambassadors discuss climate advocacy and voter pre-registration with classmates. Photo by Sarah Parmet
Los Osos STF Ambassadors use a morning video announcement, QR codes and candy to encourage classmates to register to vote and make voting pledges to engage their networks in the midterm elections. Photo by Kate Shi
During club fair, STFers at New Roads School share voter registration and climate action resources with their community. Photo by Dawn Fairchild
Palisades Charter HS STF hosted an environmental justice tent exhibit educating classmates about local issues including oil drilling, air quality, and more. Photo by Jordan Todd
At a voter registration table, Santa Monica HS STFers encourage 16 and 17-year-old classmates to pre-register to vote using a QR code. Photo by Maya Williams
Creating an interactive art display, STF members at Sierra Canyon School asked their classmates to share what voting for the planet means to them. The poster will go up in their school’s main stairwell to promote discussions around the midterm elections. Photo by Batul Saifee
Students from the Thacher School participate in a Global Climate Strike march through downtown Ojai, CA. Photo by Simone McGraw
Watch Valencia HS Ambassadors’ voter registration PSA on their morning TV station. ( Click to watch , 0:58)
Wildwood School’s Environmental Club lead students onto Olympic Blvd in a Global Climate Strike walkout. Video by Jamie Barrett ( Click to watch , 0:05)
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