Celebrity Environmentalists, Maroon 5’s Jesse Carmichael And Pro Surfer Tia Blanco Team Up To Shine Light On Climate Change Through Live Event on Monday, April 11, 8pm ET

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 11, 2016
Contact: Leah Qusba, Communications Director
Alliance for Climate Education (ACE)
262.8808661 | leah@acespace.org

Celebrity Environmentalists, Maroon 5’s Jesse Carmichael And Pro Surfer Tia Blanco Team Up To Shine Light On Climate Change Through Live Event on Monday, April 11, 8pm ET

On Monday, April 11 at 8pm MST, the Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) will be hosting a live, interactive YouTube event with Maroon 5’s Jesse Carmichael and professional surfer, Tia Blanco. The event will feature Jesse and Tia discussing their work on climate change and environmental activism, and making a call to action for young people across the country to join the Get Loud Challenge, a climate action competition recently featured in Grist.

The hour-long event will be hosted by the exectuive director of ACE, Matt Lappe. Viewers will hear from Tia and Jesse on how climate change has impacted them and how they have taken steps to protect our environment. There will also be several prize giveaways, including a guitar signed by the members of Maroon 5. Finally, the event will close with a live performance by Jesse Carmichael.

Participants will be able to take action by joining ACE’s Get Loud Challenge, a groundbreaking youth climate action competition that will engage more than 500,000 youth across the United States. ACE launched the challenge in January, calling on young people to take highly visible online and offline actions to catapult the need for climate action into the spotlight.

What: Live, interactive YouTube event hosted by the Alliance for Climate Education to promote action against climate change
Who: Professional Surfer Tia Blanco and Jesse Carmichael of Maroon 5
Where: Join here
When: Monday, April 11, 8pm MST

More about Alliance for Climate Education (ACE)
ACE has a mission to educate young people about the science of climate change and empower them to take action. Their innovative climate education and leadership programs have reached 2 million youth across the United States. Learn more at acespace.org.

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