We Rise 2021
Join the Global Justice Now youth network for a day of inspiring speakers, discussion, workshops and movement building.
About this Event
We Rise 2021
We Rise is an annual young persons’ activist national gathering! From climate breakdown to corporate hegemony, from brutal poverty to systemic racism✊🏽this is an event for young people who want to learn about and get involved in the fight for global justice✊🏼.
Join the Global Justice Now youth network with…
🔥 Larissa Kennedy (President, NUS)
🌎 Mary Lou Malig (climate justice activist, Bolivia)
💥 Umunyana Rugege (section27, South Africa)
🌪️ Nick Dearden (author of Trade Secrets)
💫 Cameron Joshi (Our Future Now)
🎵 Shunaji (Producer/rapper/singer) …and more!
We’re a generation born into unprecedented crises but young people have been a driving force behind an ongoing global fightback, from Black Lives Matter to the Youth Climate Strikes, to the Indian farmer’s protests we have the chance to build fundamental change.
This event is bringing together a range of people from seasoned activists all the way to the simply ‘activism-curious’ to help you learn how you can get started and build movements together here and now.
This event is for young people under 30, please forward onto any young people you can!
Sessions will include:
SYSTEM CHANGE NOT CLIMATE CHANGE 🌍 – FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT FOR ALL 🚸 – PEOPLE OVER PROFIT: THE FIGHT FOR A PEOPLES VACCINE 💉 – ACTIVE ANTI-RACISM ✊🏾 – TRADE DEALS & TRADE JUSTICE ⚖️ – CREATIVE WORKSHOPS 🎭 AND LIVE MUSIC 🎸
(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 4:15 pm