Across the planet today, in 100 countries and every state in the US, thousands upon thousands of children skipped school and took to the streets with a message for the adults: save the world you broke.
The walkout was one of the biggest protests against climate change ever organized.
And the organizers were children, inspired by Swedish climate activist and teenager Greta Thunberg, and led in the US by three young women, 13-year-old Alexandria Villasenor of New York City, 16-year-old Isra Hirsi of Minnesota and 12-year-old Haven Coleman of Denver, Colorado.
A member of the Youth vs. Apocalypse group that confronted Senator Dianne Feinstein last month, Bruke and his friends want Pelosi to co-sponsor the Green New Deal resolution introduced by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
I’ve gone a few nights with not a lot of sleep.
During late night video meetings, Goldberg and her friends have planned the event to the last detail, calling Pelosi's office to let her staff know they’d be chanting outside her office and alerting the police that they would be taking the streets without a permit, in the grand tradition of peaceful civic action in San Francisco.