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August National Call – Youth v. State of Alaska. The Right to a Safe Climate.

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm EDT



RIGHT TO A SAFE CLIMATE: SAGOONICK v. STATE OF ALASKA II

with Attorney Joanna Zeigler & Youth Plantiff (TBA)

National Call & Action Party

August 27th

4th Tuesday of the Month

7PM (Eastern) | 4PM (Pacific)

8-8:15PM Action Party

Join us for an evening with Our Children’s Trust Staff Attorney, Joanna Zeigler, alongside one of the Alaska youth plaintiffs (TBA) to share their pursuit of climate justice through the courts. Eight young people across the state of Alaska recently filed Sagoonick v. State of Alaska II, a new constitutional climate lawsuit to stop the Alaska LNG project and protect their rights to a safe climate. Joanna has been working with youth plaintiffs on a number of state lawsuits including Alaska and Hawai’i. Join us to hear more about this very important court case and get brief updates on the others.

Stay on for a quick Action Party with the Climate Action Now app. From 8-8:15 (ET) we will provide you with a number of quick actions related to tonight’s call that you can take from your phone. Get set up with the app in advance, scan the QR code below. At last month’s Action Party we saw more than 700 action in 15 minutes!

 

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We encourage you to join from your computer the best experience, many of our speakers share slides.

 

Joanna Zeigler earned her B.S. in Environmental Science from Humboldt State University and her J.D. from the University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law with a certificate in Environmental Law. Prior to law school, Joanna worked in several outdoor related fields including working as a Field Technician for the Forest Service in Oregon measuring the effects of cattle on streams, teaching outdoor education throughout California and in the Seattle area, raft guiding on several rivers in California, and working as a Field Technician for Ameri-Corps in Hilo Hawaii where she assisted in the native habitat restoration of the Palila, an endangered bird native to Hawaii. After law school, Joanna clerked for the Honorable Lisa M. Ginoza of the  Hawaii State Intermediate Court of Appeals and worked at a Honolulu law firm in its litigation section. As a Staff Attorney at Our Children’s Trust, Joanna is working on OCT’s litigation for  several of the State cases. In her free time, Joanna enjoys surfing, hiking, walking her dogs, lifting weights, and anything else involving outdoor adventures. 

Get ready for the Action Party from 8-8:15 PM ET with the Climate Action Now (CAN) App.

Download the app now so you are ready for action! Scan the QR code using your phone or find Climate Action Now on your phone’s App Store and use ECA’s code 56 when you set up your CAN account.

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August 27
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7:00 pm - 8:15 pm EDT
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