To solve the climate crisis, we need to put Justice 1st.
Southern communities are on the frontlines of the climate crisis in the US, bearing the greatest impacts of an economic system of exploitation that continues to concentrate power and wealth into the hands of a few, while many people suffer. Across the South, many of us have risen to address this challenge. Unfortunately, our very best intentions have often left our movement segmented when it comes to speaking with one unified voice. Now, more than ever, we need to come together and unite in one voice for climate justice and stand together to advance long-term solutions that put justice first and lift frontline communities up.
Dogwood Alliance has joined forces with New Alpha Community Development Corporation to build solidarity in the South with the Justice First Tour.
The Justice First Tour calls for a strong network of grassroots and frontline organizations working together to advance climate justice and forest protection, with a focus on 100% clean energy for 100% of the people.
The Tour traveled to 10 Southern states, holding events that featured local speakers, a dialogue on solutions, and celebration through art and music.
Join us to be part of a movement of deeper relationships, elevated frontline community voices, and to build forward momentum as we organize solidarity events and Get Out the Vote efforts.