The above button has a link to a Google form individual school board members can use to go on record stating that climate change is a children's issue and encouraging elected leaders at all levels (local, state, and national) to speak up for climate action and to take measures to reduce greenhouse gases in order to protect current and future students.
While we encourage school boards to discuss and pass climate action or climate justice resolutions as a whole board, there can be multiple reasons for school board members to speak up as individual elected leaders. Here are 4 reasons school board members may wish to speak up as individuals:
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Kai Guthrie is a ninth grade student at Credo High in Rohnert Park, a Citizens' Climate Lobby volunteer, and one of the founders of Schools for Climate Action campaign.