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May 11, 2021
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Climate activists rally on The Commons for Earth Day

Approximately 100 Ithaca residents and students attended an Earth Day rally organized by the Ithaca Sunrise movement April 22 on The Commons.

Activist Wayles Browne attends Sunrise Ithaca’s Earth Day Rally at Bernie Milton Pavilion on April 22. Mikayla Elwell/The Ithacan

 

 

18-year-old Ithaca High School senior Evelyn Schreiner and other IHS students display their signs at the Earth Day Rally organized by Sunrise Ithaca on April 22. Mikayla Elwell/The Ithacan

Christa Nunez, founder of The Learning Farm and the Quarter Acre for the People Project, speaks at the climate rally April 22. Brendan Iannucci/The Ithacan

Second Spring performs at Bernie Milton Pavilion for Sunrise Ithaca’s Earth Day Rally on The Commons on April 22. Mikayla Elwell/The Ithacan

Luis Aguirre-Torres speaks on his experience advocating for the environment as a person of color during the Earth Day Rally on April 22 at Bernie Milton Pavilion. Mikayla Elwell/The Ithacan

Ithaca College junior Lauren Miller speaks at the climate rally April 22 at Bernie Milton Pavillion. Brendan Iannucci/The Ithacan

Ithaca College freshman Jordan Wiener pets a local dog while listening to the speakers at Sunrise Ithaca’s Earth Day Rally at Bernie Milton Pavilion on April 22. Mikayla Elwell/The Ithacan

Climate activists hold signs at the climate rally as Ruby Zawel, a 14-year-old Sunrise Movement member, introduces speakers April 22 at Bernie Milton Pavilion. Brendan Iannucci/The Ithacan

On April 22, many people gathered to hear the speakers at the Earth Day Rally hosted by Sunrise Ithaca at the Bernie Milton Pavilion. Mikayla Elwell/The Ithacan