#AllEyesOnJulianađź‘€

Juliana v. US June 4 Hearing at Ninth Circuit

The constitutional youth climate lawsuit, Juliana v. United States, will be heard before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Portland, Oregon.

Let’s make history and have this be the most watched Ninth Circuit oral argument ever.

🔊 We need to protect the constitutional rights of young people.
🔊 We need the U.S. government to know that we are watching as it tries to deny the rights of young people in court.
🔊 We need #AllEyesOnJuliana 👀

Background:

The constitutional youth climate lawsuit, Juliana v. United States, will be heard before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Portland, Oregon on June 4, 2019. Counsel for youth plaintiffs, Julia Olson, will argue on their behalf and an attorney from the Department of Justice will argue on behalf of the federal government.

The oral arguments will be livestreamed by the Court and the number of viewers is tracked. We want to make history by having this be the most watched Ninth Circuit argument ever. We need to protect the constitutional rights of youth. We need the U.S. government to know that the American people are watching as it tries to deny the rights of young people in court. We need #AllEyesOnJulianađź‘€

Tune in to the livestream of the oral argument at 2:00 p.m. on June 4, 2019, on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals YouTube channel here.

Watch at work, organize a teach-in at school, or host a watch party. Whatever you do, post a pic!

General Information:

The Juliana v. US lawsuit established that young people have a constitutional right to “a climate system capable of sustaining human life.” That right is being violated. On June 4, tune in to the livestream of the plaintiffs’ hearing and post with #AllEyesOnJuliana👀 so that the government can see how many are watching as it tries to deny the rights of young people in court. Sign up to watch: www.youthvgov.org/alleyesonjuliana

By promoting a fossil fuel energy system, our government violates the constitutional right of youth to a livable future. On June 4, tune in to the livestream of the plaintiffs’ hearing and post with #AllEyesOnJuliana👀 so that the government can see how many people are watching as it tries to deny the rights of young people in court. Sign up to watch: www.youthvgov.org/alleyesonjuliana

The constitutional rights of young people are being violated and the Juliana plaintiffs have had enough. They’re suing the federal government for contributing to the climate crisis. On June 4, tune in to the livestream of the plaintiffs’ hearing and post with #AllEyesOnJuliana👀 so that the government can see how many are watching as it tries to deny the rights of young people in court. Sign up to watch: www.youthvgov.org/alleyesonjuliana

“We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1963.

On June 4, the Juliana plaintiffs have a hearing to demand their constitutional right to a livable future be protected before it’s too late. Tune in to the livestream of the plaintiffs’ hearing and post with #AllEyesOnJuliana👀 so that the government can see how many are watching as it tries to deny the rights of young people in court. Sign up to watch: www.youthvgov.org/alleyesonjuliana

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Main hashtags: #AllEyesOnJuliana đź‘€ #youthvgov

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Dear Friend,

Let us start off by saying, thank you!

As you know, on June 4, the Juliana v. United States plaintiffs and their attorneys will be in Portland, Oregon for oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. With the support of so many of you, we are only $3,500 away from securing all $70,000 of the matching funds available to us to help bring the 21 Juliana plaintiffs to the Court of Appeals for this critical argument!

Your support is fundamental to our preparations for this monumental moment in this constitutional youth climate lawsuit.

If haven’t already, and you are able to make a donation today, please help us secure the final $3,500 necessary to meet the entire $70,000 matching challenge. If you are one of the many who have already made a contribution, we thank you for your important support.

We hope all of you will join us on June 4, either in person in Portland or by tuning in to the livestream of the court proceedings at 2:00 pm (PST).

Find livestream information and sign up for a reminder on our website here. We need #AllEyesOnJuliana!

Thank you for your crucial support at this critical time.

The Team at Our Children’s Trust

Donate now and your gift will be matched!

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