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Rainforest Partnership is proud, excited and hopeful to be part of NYC Climate Week 2020’s amazing international gathering of scientists, activists, NGO’s, governments, and other passionate environmental stewards.

As an organization that works directly with frontline communities in the world’s tropical rainforest we take actionable and measurable steps to combat deforestation while protecting and preserving its vital and unique resources and peoples.

Please find out more about our Climate Week events here and click through to see our impact-making work, education and outreach.

Past Events

7-Day Challenge by Gen Z for the Trees

September 21, 2020 | 8:00–9:00pm EDT

Calling all youth to join us for an introduction to Gen Z for the Trees! A panel of youth from Rainforest Partnership will discuss our goal of net zero deforestation by 2030, as well as our mission to educate, inspire, and advocate for change. Join us as we launch a seven day social media challenge featuring fun and effective ways to support rainforest conservation in your daily life.

Rainforest Partnership’s ‘Films for the Forest’

September 22, 2020 | 8:00–9:00pm EDT

Welcome all environmentalists and storytellers! Films for the Forest is a collection of films that showcase the unique stories of rainforest communities, endangered animals, environmental activists, and scientists from around the globe. Learn more about this year’s film festival after the show with interviews from past filmmakers and judges.

Watch the live stream on this page (video shown above).

Next-Gens: Transforming our Future

September 24, 2020 | 7:00–8:00pm EDT

Rainforest Partnership would like to invite all next-gens to find their place and space to act for the Forest, climate, and the future. The goal is to excite and engage this essential generation so they will claim their powerful voices in making an impact for a better tomorrow. Rainforest Partnership recognizes that activating and empowering these generations is essential to achieving success for climate health, and we are committed to asking for not just passive support, but creating opportunities for meaningful input and action. In this session we will do just that by introducing those ready to some next-gens who are already demonstrating their individual and collective capacity for positive change. At the end of this event, we are excited to offer you a never before seen preview into RP’s next program launch!

 

Rainforest Partnership’s ‘Films for the Forest’

September 25, 2020 | 8:00–9:00pm EDT

Welcome all environmentalists and storytellers! Films for the Forest is a collection of films that showcase the unique stories of rainforest communities, endangered animals, environmental activists, and scientists from around the globe. Learn more about this year’s film festival after the show with interviews from past filmmakers and judges.

Watch the live stream on this page (video shown above).

Forest People – Chico Mendes Documentary

September 26, 2020 | 7:00–9:00pm EDT

Forest People is a documentary that portrays Chico Mendes’ legacy nowadays. The film brings up the present situation on Brazilian Amazon Rainforest showing how traditional communities struggle to keep the forest safe and alive 30 years after Chico Mendes was murdered.

The film is inspired by the principles defended by Brazilian forest activist Chico Mendes. Chico, known as the “Master Forester”, was assassinated in 1988 for defending the Amazonian Rainforest and organizing the “Forest Alliance” between rubber harvesters, indigenous peoples and river communities in Brazil. A political portrait of the region where Chico Mendes was murdered three decades ago. Forest People is a documentary about a community of rubber tappers that has managed to both make a living and be effective guardians of a natural reserve in Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest for over 30 years.