The event will begin at 11am on Friday, November 22, at the Southeast Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building. There speakers will address the ways in which climate change threatens the water supply of 2/3 of the world’s people. At noon, participants will walk to a site on Capitol Hill to commit civil disobedience.
Last week, Fonda was joined by Marg Helgenberger, Anne Seymour, June Raphael, Brooklyn Decker, and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., as they focussed on Environmental Justice.
Fire Drill Fridays call for fast action on a Green New Deal and an end to all new fossil fuel exploration/extraction, as well as ending taxpayer subsidies to oil companies.
In an effort to prioritize the health and well-being of Fire Drill Friday supporters during the COVID-19 pandemic, Jane Fonda and Greenpeace USA will be taking their climate rallies online and hosting the first Virtual Fire Drill Friday Rally on April 3.
Laughter is healing, and during the COVID-19 public health crisis a renowned group of celebrity comedians, including Ray Romano, Iliza Shlesinger, Howie Mandel, Nikki Glaser, Bill Burr, Marc Maron, Patton Oswalt and many more will be performing April 4, 2020 at 4pm pst (4/4 at 4pm) via a livestream to lift the nation’s spirits as well as to raise money for an emergency relief fund.