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Mar 13

youth strikes - Fri 15th March '19

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Edited: Mar 13

I would like to know if there are local schools striking in Dorset?

I plan to do 'standing local activism' on 14th, 15th, and could support

the action with placards.

YESTERDAY, on Wed 13th March, I raised awareness about the CONNECTION of ANIMAL LIBERATION and the looming planetary catastrophe, in my renewed work in 'standing local activism' in Gillingham. As planned.

Mar 14Edited: Mar 14

Well done!

I'm a mother of four and grandmother who wants to support you all in your climate change action.

Please like my 'Gift Your Vote' FB page...as our children can't vote for their future I am giving my vote to you all. There's more info on my page.

If this catches on we are sending a message to all the political parties that they need to change their policies NOW and put climate change first... otherwise they won't get re-elected!

https://www.facebook.com/giftyourvote/

Julie, your reply is interesting. I will refer to the link you have provided.

This activism already took place today (15th) on the B3092 throughroad in Gillingham, between about 3pm and 4.15pm. ( to catch the school traffic). I often do this activism at this time, but also at various other times of day, and any day. I also gave out my leaflets today outside Waitrose - 'MAKE EARTH SAFE - A CALL TO ACTION'. I am working on setting a few dates in advance so others may join me.

today, 15th March 2018, I did standing local activism with the youth in mind - 'YOUTH STRIKE Worldwide, for Survival' and, 'I support YOUTH STRIKE for survival' on my placard. There was not a strike locally, but I felt it important to keep the local youth in touch, as well as the general public...so....I did this at the end of the school day, and in so doing was able to display the placard to all the school buses on the B3092 ( my usual stomping ground!). This, though I say so myself, is excellent activism to save the world as it will definitely have raised a lot of awareness today, as my leaflets will also have done today - 'MAKE EARTH SAFE - A CALL TO ACTION'! (which I gave out at Waitrose). A good day's work I reckon!

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