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Transportation Alternatives – Mass Mobilization to Save Congestion Pricing

Governor Hochul is trying to kill congestion pricing last-minute. Congestion pricing is New York City's one chance at cleaner air, lower asthma rates, faster buses, fewer train delays, and more accessible subway stations. We are taking to the streets to tell Gov. Hochul: You can't take this away.

5:30 pm EDT @ New York, New York
Jun
12

Scientists Speak Out 7:30 AM – 10 AM

Scientists have been sounding the alarm on the climate crisis for decades. But banks like Citi have ignored their warnings and kept on funding fossil fuels. So, on Wednesday, dozens of climate scientists will engage in nonviolent civil disobedience to shut down Citi’s Global HQ. And they need your help. Join us and demand that Citi listens to the science and stops funding fossil fuels.

7:30 am EDT @ New York, New York
Jun
12

SUMMER OF HEAT: ELDERS OUT FRONT 7 AM – 10 AM

On June 13, the Rocking Chair Rebellion will rise up to blockade Citibank’s HQ––home of the world’s second largest fossil fuel funder––to demand that Wall Street banks and financiers stop using our hard-earned retirement savings to fund the climate crisis. 7AM - 10 AM

7:00 am EDT @ New York, New York
Jun
13

Party in the Plaza 3 PM – 6 PM

Music. Art. Food. Rebellion. It’s all going to be going down as we close out week 1 of the Summer of Heat with a massive block party on what was formerly known as the Citibank Plaza and is being reclaimed and renamed… So make sure you join us at the Peoples’ Plaza on Friday afternoon, as we celebrate having kicked-off the Summer of Heat with a bang.

3:00 pm EDT @ New York, New York
Jun
14

Legal Briefing Training 7 PM – 8 PM

During this legal briefing, we'll cover what you need to know before taking action, especially during the upcoming Youth Week, including legal considerations and what you should know and expect before, during and after the action.

7:00 pm EDT @ZOOM
Jun
16

Nonviolent Direct Action Training 1 PM – 4 PM

Want to get involved in direct action for climate justice but not sure where to start? As we gear up to take on Big Oil's banks, join us at this training to get plugged in and learn all the skills you need to know about direct action. We’ll cover de-escalation tools, direct action history and roles, your legal rights, and so much more. Additionally, with Youth Week coming up, we will have a focused section on supporting young people to take action (but all ages welcome!).

1:00 pm EDT
Jun
16

Summer of Heat Week 2: Youth & Palestine Solidarity Week June 17-20

Young people across the globe are rising up for a future safe from violence and death - whether it's caused by climate catastrophes or genocidal wars. The week of June 17th we’re taking our fight directly to the Wall Street elite who profit off of destruction to tell them to Divest from Death! Over the course of the week we’ll be organizing trainings, protests, and parties and we want you to join!

No start time set
Jun
17

Art Build 6 PM – 8 PM

Join us to create art, signs and banners for the actions this summer, with a particular focus on Youth Week materials.

3:00 PM PST / 6:00 PM ET
Jun
17

Nonviolent Direct Action Training 1 PM – 4 PM

Want to get involved in direct action for climate justice but not sure where to start? As we gear up to take on Big Oil's banks, join us at this training to get plugged in and learn all the skills you need to know about direct action. We’ll cover de-escalation tools, direct action history and roles, your legal rights, and so much more.

1:00 pm EDT
Jun
23

Legal Briefing 7 PM – 8 PM

During this legal briefing, we'll cover what you need to know before taking action, especially during the upcoming Gulf South Solidarity Week, including legal considerations and what you should know and expect before, during and after the action.

7:00 pm EDT @ZOOM
Jun
23

Summer of Heat Week 3: Gulf South Solidarity June 24-28

During week 3 of the Summer of Heat, we’ll be joined 100+ community leaders and organizers from the Gulf South. We will organize a series of actions and a press conference at Citi’s HQ on Monday; an action at an insurance company on Weds, June 26th; and a Mass March and Mass Civil Disobedience on Friday, June 28th.

No start time set
Jun
24

THIRD ACT NYC WORKING GROUP MEETING ON ZOOM

We need everyone's participation in Summer of Heat ELDERS' WEEK, July 8 to 14. Join the meeting to prepare for this big week. Register now.

5:30 pm EDT @ZOOM
Jun
26

GULF SOUTH RISING, FOSSIL BANKS SINKING: MARCH AND MASS CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

GULF SOUTH RISING, FOSSIL BANKS SINKING: MARCH AND MASS CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

10:00 am EDT
Jun
28

Summer of Heat Week 4: Road Trip & Arts Actions July 1-6

Even during a holiday weekend, there will be nowhere to hide for big backers of climate catastrophe, war and environmental racism. On July 3rd, we will be taking a road trip to Malvern, PA, to visit the HQ of Vanguard, one of the world’s largest investors in fossil fuels, to support our friends at the Earth Quaker Action Team in a mobilization to demand Vanguard divest from fossil fuels and invest in a livable future.

No start time set@ZOOM
Jul
01

SUMMER OF HEAT WEEK 5: ELDERS July 8-13 – WE NEED YOU HERE!

Summer of Heat Week 4: ELDERS will be from July 8-13. Protests and intergenerational activities are being planned. If you would like to volunteer to work on the planning, please email thirdactnyc@gmail.com

EDT @ New York, New York
Jul
08

ROCKING CHAIR REBELLION – ELDERS DAY, SUMMER OF HEAT

Details of the main event for Summer of Heat Elders Week will be posted here. Save the date and keep checking back.

10:00 am EDT
Jul
08

ELDERS WEEK – FAMILY FRIENDLY ACTION

Save the morning! Plans are in the works for a family friendly action at the Citibank Plaza morning. It will be centered around families with younger children (elementary school) but everyone is invited and needed. Keep checking for updates and registration.

10:00 am EDT @ New York, New York
Jul
10

Summer of Heat Week 6: No Genocide, No Fossil Fuels July 15-20

What do the ongoing genocide in Gaza and climate destruction have in common? Wall Street is at the heart of both, whether it’s the billions flowing into the Israeli military or the billions flowing into fossil fuels.

No start time set
Jul
15

Climate Emergency Day 2024

July 22, Monday: Save the Date for Climate Emergency Day 2024! Join the Movement. It's #TimeToEndFossilFuels and #TimeToFundOurFuture

12:00 pm EDT @ New York, New York
Jul
22

Summer of Heat Week 7: Fossil Fuel Fighters July 22-27

Fossil Fuel Fighters around the world are the frontlines of the battle to end coal, oil, and gas. This week we are bringing that fight to Wall St!

No start time set@ZOOM
Jul
22

Summer of Heat Week 8: Faith July 29-August 2

People of faith recognize the moral imperative to protect our planet and its inhabitants from the ravages of climate change. Summer of Heat’s Faith Week is our moment to use the unique moral standing to demand that financial institutions divest from fossil fuels and invest in a sustainable future.

No start time set@ZOOM
Jul
29

Summer of Heat Week 9: Road Trip to the Hamptons August 5-10

We’re taking the fight to the Hamptons – the summer playground of New York’s ultra-rich elite. Join us to disrupt the vacations of Wall Street’s fat cat CEOs and executives making a killing off of killing the planet. If we can’t hide from climate chaos, they can’t hide from us!

No start time set
Aug
05

Summer of Heat Week 10: Migrant Justice August 12-17

We will fill the streets with calls for justice! As the climate crisis worsens, people across the world are forced to leave for their homes to fight for a better life for themselves and their families. This week we march to end the financing of the floods, fires, food shortages, instability, and more that are destroying homes and communities. With facism and racism on the rise, we stand together to affirm that migration is a human right.

No start time set@ZOOM
Aug
12

Summer of Heat Week 11: Youth Week #2 August 19-24

Acknowledging the rising tide of young people fighting for their future globally, we are again uplifting the importance of their role in all of our collective futures. Join us the week of August 19th for Youth Week #2 as we continue bringing the heat to Wall Street! We will be organizing a number of actions including protests as we build a future for the people, led by the people.

No start time set@ZOOM
Aug
19
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