The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22nd, 1970. It was a monumental day, with over 20 million Americans pouring into the streets to demand environmental justice. To this day, it remains one of the largest single day protests in human history. 51 years later, climate change is a bigger issue than ever, with more Americans demanding sustainable change be taken now. From the initial Earth Day event, the holiday has blossomed into Earth Month, a whole 30 days to appreciate the planet and advocate for environmentally friendly practices to preserve it.
This Earth Month, we have curated actions which advocate for environmental justice. Whether it’s how a health diet can lead a more sustainable life all the way up to contacting the President to protect our national lands and water, we want to give individuals the tools to address climate change from all angles. There is no one cause of climate change, and numerous social and economic factors play into it as well. This month, take action to find out how everyone can make a collective impact on the climate, preserving our beautiful planet for generations to come.