“We are fighting not only to protect our future but to protect our past.”
During the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20, 2019, the Pacific Climate Warriors in Portland showed up at the city rally “carrying their identity with pride and speaking their truths” as Pacific islanders fighting for their homes. The Pacific Climate Warriors is a network of diverse people from around the Pacific and the world that continue to fight to keep fossil fuels in the ground.
Their message: We are not drowning. We are fighting.
In this short film, watch and listen to them explain why they are there and what they hope to accomplish through their activism.