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“Our Children’s Trust” – Held v. State of Montana Climate Trial – Empowering youngsters to speak up.

April 30, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The next All-Societies Platform will feature special guests from Our Children’s Trust who recently appeared on the front page of The New York Times! Meet the lawyer and some of the youth plaintiffs in the upcoming lawsuit  Held v. State of Montana, the first-ever constitutional and children’s climate trial in U.S. history – which will begin on June 12th in Helena, Montana.

On March 13, 2020, 16 young people from across the state of Montana filed their constitutional climate lawsuit against the state, asserting that by supporting a fossil fuel-driven energy system, Montana is violating their constitutional rights to a clean and healthful environment, to seek safety, health and happiness, and to individual dignity and equal protection of the law.

Ethical Culture families will explore together how to empower our youngsters to speak up and speak out, and to show them a path forward that is empowering and grounded in our beliefs.

After hearing from Our Children’s Trust, we invite you all to stay for our breakout rooms where we will discuss what we learned and the steps we can take towards achieving climate justice.

About Our Children’s Trust
Our Children’s Trust (OCT) is a non-profit, public-interest law firm that provides campaign-based, legal services to youth from diverse backgrounds to secure their legal rights to a safe climate.

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April 30, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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