Oak Park youth are planning to join in the Global Climate Strike event planned in downtown Chicago and cities across the globe this Friday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m.

Members of the advocacy group OP Indivisible will meet at 10 a.m. at the Green Line station on Oak Park Avenue to head to the demonstration, which will take place in Grant Park at Columbus Drive and East Roosevelt Road. 

Oak Parkers also will be meeting at Unity Temple, 875 Lake St., at 9:30 a.m. to head to head to the protest together. 

Sponsors of the climate strike event include: Illinois Youth Climate Strike; Sunrise Movement Chicago; Chicago Youth Alliance for Climate Action; Field Museum; SEIU Local 1; Extinction Rebellion; Indivisible Chicago; and 350 Chicago; among others.

 Timothy Inklebarger

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