Love the Planet

Children's March
3:30 PM from Harvard     
Square to City Hall
Love Rally
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
City Hall Steps

We are a group of young people from Fayerwather Street School who want to speak up to protect our planet. On April 16, we are holding our 4th annual Children's March and Love Rally. Join us if you want to speak up and help save our planet.

March Details:
  • Meet at the Pit in Harvard Square (sunken area near the T stop 
  • March from Harvard Square to City Hall will begin at 3:30
  • Rally at City Hall will begin at 4:00
  • All young people and the young at heart are welcome

Contact

If you are a teacher and are interested in getting materials to teach about climate change and climate activism, please contact lovetheplanet@fayerweather.org.

Art and Writing Contest

As part of the Children’s March and Love Rally, there will be these contests for students of local schools. 

Create Art: Create a drawing or painting that illustrates what you want our world to look like and/or your dream for our planet in the coming years. These should be in color, in whatever medium you chose. All entries must fill an 8X11 inch blank paper, landscape. Finalist art pieces will be publicly displayed, and the winning art will be turned into postcards to be used to send messages to politicians to encourage them to save our planet. 
All entries should have the following information: Name, grade, teacher’s and name school you attend (if applicable), and contact information. They should be mailed to:

Fayerweather Street School
Attention: Love the Planet Contest
765 Concord Ave. 
Cambridge, MA 02138 

Write a Speech: What do you have to say about saving the planet? If you could speak to politicians, what would you tell them? Show us by writing a motivational speech that addresses environmental issues and encourages people to take action to save our planet, or other issues concerning youth. Entries should be typed, size 12 font, and should be no more than 300 words. Winning writers will be invited to speak at the Love Rally at City Hall.

Write a Poem: Craft a poem about problems our earth is facing today or how you want our planet to look like in the coming years. Any length poem is accepted. Winning poets will be invited to speak at the Love Rally at City Hall and poems will be displayed.
  • Deadline for submission for all contests: March 16
There will be awards including cash, gift certificates, and prizes! 
Age categories are:
  • Pre-K - 2nd Grade
  • 3-5th grade
  • Middle School (6-8)
  • High School
Fayerweather Street School | 765 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138 | 617-876-4746
Fayerweather is a private PreK, kindergarten, elementary and middle school. We engage each child’s intellect.