International Power Shifting

Many of us are still catching up from the energy and excitement from the massive 12,000+ person PowerShift in Washington D.C. last weekend. One element of the conference that we hadn’t yet highlighted was the remarkable international youth participation both in D.C. and abroad. There was an extraordinary international youth presence at the conference itself. On the Monday lobby day alone youth from over 30 countries held a meeting with the staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during the Monday lobby day — not a normal day in the office for their staff. Additionally, around the world youth staged actions in solidarity with PowerShift. The video below, produced by Christine Irvine, depicts just a sliver of the international youth action from around the world (and rest assured youth are up to far more than is shown here)…

 

 

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