Virtual School Climate Strikes

Youth Climate Leaders are encouraged to hold school-based virtual climate strikes on April 22nd ahead of the Virtual Climate Uprising.

Here’s a short toolkit to help you get started. Email us if you’d like support organizing your event or if you’d like us to list it on this website.

Youth Sessions on April 22nd

As part of the Virtual Climate Uprising, there will be a high school climate activist session and a college climate activist session during the afternoon on Wednesday, April 22nd. See the event page for more information or email us to get involved.


To raise awareness for environmental issues; we challenge you to be creative in order to promote the importance of protecting our Earth. The requirements needed in order to make one eligible for this competition: must live in San Diego County and your piece must be related to the Earth in some aspect. Whichever way you choose to direct your creativity, make sure to have fun and show us your passion for the planet!

Submit your creative entry by April 17 for the tik tok challenge or April 19th for the art/writing challenge 

Prizes! Several winners will receive online gift cards of $10 and $25 

TikTok challenge (submit by April 18 @ noon): 

Join our movement for our Virtual Earth Day in a fun way by making a TikTok video. You can dance, be funny, sing a song, make some art, be creative! Direct Message us your video on instagram (@ClimateUprisingSD) or tag @sdclimatestrike on TikTok. Please use the # #climateuprisingsd and also the one that most suits your video. #funniest #mostlikelytogoviral #mostcreative #bestdancer 

Writing and arts challenge (submit April 19):

This challenge is open to all forms of literature or art. In order to enter please submit your work through this google form by April 19th. For the writing challenge it must be no longer than 400 words and they will also be posted on our blog with your permission. And as for the art challenge, make sure to show us your ingenuity by making original pieces, from homemade flags to paintings, and get creative! Let your imagination run free and have fun!


We’ll also include a game of Kahoot! in the main Virtual Climate Uprising session.

Youth Climate Leader Photos

We’ll add your photo when you tag us or use the #ClimateUprisingSD hashtag