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Global Climate March 2019 

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Mark McKenna
Alder Bailey-Duke (left), 5, and Sunny Eden Ananda, 4, play where the statue of President William McKinley stood on the Arcata Plaza as people gather to join a day of global protests over climate change.
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Walter and Suasan Pence of Cutten came out to demand action on climate change, saying they came out because of Greta Thunberg and her whole movement.
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Students from Arcata High School march to the Arcata Plaza.
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Students flood the plaza.
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Jene L. McCovey addresses the crowd.
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After arriving at the Plaza, Arcata High School students formed a circle to chant about climate change.
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HSU Botany major and chemistry minor Jairo Sanchez chants with the crowd.
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Jene L. McCovey watches as students that marched to the Arcata Plaza chant about climate change and action.
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Jene L. McCovey listens as students who marched to the Arcata Plaza chant about climate change and action.
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Arcata High School Student Zoe Reiss calls for one of the other organizers to join her in the circle.
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An inflatable globe bounces over the crowd.
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Lyndin Landry plays drums as marchers enter the plaza.
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People sat to try and hear the the speakers due to the P.A. being very low.
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Heidi Webb and Wayne Overlin, both Arcata High alums, came to protest the climate emergency. Overlin traveled from from Cave Junction, Oregon, to attend.
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Ivan Kabacki, 11, of Blue Lake, holds a sign with information encouraging people to go vegan to help fight climate change.
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Denise Steenblock Smith with the group Circus Nature, which has gone to different events and schools to be part of the climate change solution for more than 30 years.
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While not as big as the demonstration in Arcata, people also demonstrated at the Humboldt County Courthouse. Some attended both.
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Lyndon Benjamin, 2, of Eureka, hams for the camera, holding a sign questioning leaders if he will get to live his best life.
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Laura Schnyder, of McKinleyville, and Barbara Pulliam, of Eureka, hold signs they made at Pulliam’s art studio.
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Eureka City Council Member Austin Allison (right), Randy Carrico and Michele Walford discuss climate change solutions.
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Cleo Carrino and Dan Osterman cheer as a passing car honk in support of the demonstrators.
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A group sings "The Fossil Fuel Stays in the Ground" to the tune of "When The Saints Go Marching In."
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Kevin Lennox of Eureka pumps his fist as a passing motorist beeps and cheers in support. When asked which issue regarding climate change brought him out he said, “It’s all important and I have two kids.”
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Jene L. McCovey watches as students that marched to the Arcata Plaza chant about climate change and action.

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