Take Action with Chicago Earth Day to May Day
The Earth Day to May Day Chicago Coalition unites labor, community and environmental justice organizations during this public health, economic, and environmental justice crisis.
Read the coalition’s vision statement:
Earth day to May Day Press Conference
April 16th at 10:30am | A zoom call will be livestreamed on Sunrise Movement Chicago’s facebook page
Spanish Language Essential Worker Town Hall
April 16th 8pm
Sunrise Virtual Art Build
April 18th at 12pm
Join Sunrise Movement Chicago in making art for Earth Day, there will be multiple suggested projects based on art experience and what supplies you have access to, register at bit.ly/virtualartbuild.
Chicago Teachers Union Green Economic Recovery Teach- In
April 20th at 3:30pm
Chicago Teachers Union members will have a Zoom teach-in with progressive scholars Daniel Aldana Cohen and Akira Drake Rodriguez on what a green economic recovery could look like for our communities and our schools. Professor Cohen is co-author of A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green Deal and Professor Rodriguez studies how disenfranchised groups gain access and sustain urban political power. Event link to come.
Earth Day Town Hall
April 22nd at 12pm
Hosted by the Earth Day to May Day Coalition. COVID-19 is a crisis for all, with specific danger to vulnerable populations: workers, undocumented immigrants, Black, brown, Indigenous, frontline communities, people with disabilities, and incarcerated people. Now more than ever we are called to action. Join us to grapple together with the rapidly changing political landscape and take action together as we build the strong community, labor, and environmental justice partnerships we so desperately need. Head to bit.ly/earth-day-town-hall and register for the zoom link or join us on facebook live.
IL Youth Climate Movement Earth Day Event
April 22nd at 6pm
More details to come.
Stop the Money Pipeline Actions
April 23rd All Day
As part of Earth Day Live 2020, April 23rd is Stop the Money Pipeline Day of Action. Across the country, thousands will rise up to hold the financial backers of the fossil fuel industry accountable. Join us in taking action online and safely in the streets, respecting physical distancing, if you can! See more via facebook and action network.
Democratize Com-Ed 101
April 25th 1pm
Learn more about Democratize Com-Ed, get the information for the zoom call and more here.
Front Line Worker Cultural Event Event
April 25th 7pm
Join Warehouse Workers for Justice, Sunrise, and others from the Earth Day to May Day coalition for an evening filled with musical guests and community while we grapple with the experiences workers are having on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. Get details here >>
Call-in Day on water shut offs and restoring access across Illinois
April 29th All Day
Join Food and Water Watch to call on Illinois elected officials Governor Pritzker and Attorney General Kwame Raoul. More details to come.
Stories from Front Line Communities
April 29th 7pm
Hear stories from folks that are a part of front line communities being impacted by the interactions of labor injustice, environmental injustice, and the COVID-19 crisis. More details to come.
May Day will be a call to action for many to fight for the labor rights we all deserve, more now than ever as COVID-19 impacts our workplaces. More details to come.