The Solutions Project kicks off first Asian American and Pacific Islander Climate Week

The climate-focused organization, The Solutions Project, announced its first Asian American and Pacific Islander Climate Week, which began May 24 and will last until May 30.

According to The Solutions Project’s website, “May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Month, which is dedicated to celebrating and recognizing the culture, history, and lasting impact Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have created in the United States. All year long The Solutions Project partners and supports the AAPI leaders in the climate justice space who are creating the future we all want.

With #AAPIClimateWeek, we are taking this as an opportunity to amplify and uplift Asian American and Pacific Islanders visionary frontline solutionaries.  We will highlight and focus on the innovative climate solutions and environmental justice work that our AAPI brothers and sisters have been leading for decades.

We will be highlighting individuals all week long, from May 24 – May 30, including solutionaries like Grace Lee Boggs, Pam Tau Lee, and Jacqueline Thanh.”

Gloria Walton, president and CEO of The Solutions Project, wrote in a Twitter post: “The Solutions Project stands with the AAPI community, and is dedicated to supporting and recognizing the critical role that Asian American and Pacific Islander leaders and youth activists play in the climate justice movement, not just this week but every week and throughout history.”

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