Youth United for Climate Crisis Action activists stage a "die-in" at the Rotunda in the Roundhouse while holding paper gravestones to remind lawmakers to address the climate crisis on the first day of the 2023 legislative session on Jan. 17. Gravestones read "R.I.P. killed by flooding," "R.I.P. killed by wildfires" and other natural disasters. Javier Gallegos/The New Mexican
A photo of YUCCA's die-in made the front page of the Santa Fe New Mexican today, January 30th, 2023! Read The Full Article Here. The legislative session is in its third week and things are moving fast! We need all the support we can get so we can win for our communities. Youth leaders are demanding an end to the state’s practice of chasing short-term profits at the expense of long-term climate stability, economic sustainability, public health & environmental justice. We need your help to keep the pressure on! Join our Google Group to receive time-sensitive action alerts & join us in Committee Hearings & actions throughout the session.