Meryl Streep and Adam McKay join youth rally for climate strike – NBC Los Angeles

“Don’t Look Up” director Adam McKay and actress Meryl Streep will join an Indigenous and youth-led coalition at Pershing Square at midday Friday in downtown Los Angeles in support of the Youth Climate Strike Los Angeles.

The Youth Climate Los Angeles movement has targeted the California Teachers Union to pull its $20 billion pension fund from fossil fuels and will rally on March 25, the same day the CTA is supposed to vote on its pension fund.

He will also show his support for the Wet’suwet’en tribe, whose territory and water supply are threatened by the CGL pipeline.

McKay said he will announce at today’s rally that his company will divest its money from the City National Bank/Royal Bank of Canada if the bank does not meet the demands of the Wet’suwet’en tribe.

The rally is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. and a march will follow to City National Bank, 350 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles.

The rally will begin at Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive St., Los Angeles.

Those present are asked to wear masks.

There is a live streaming event on scheduled for Saturday starting at noon which is expected to feature Mark Ruffalo, Bill McKibben, Danny Glover and hosted by Baratunde Thurston.

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