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Earth Day International 2023

Logo for Earth Day 2023

The Earth Day 2023 Theme is Invest In Our Planet.  Learn about this international event:

Earth Day 2023

Earth Week at Portland Community College

Image of PCC's Earth Week banner

Portland Community College will celebrate Earth Week April 18 - 23. Activities include:

  • GATHER: The Fight to Revitalize our Native Foodways Film Screening + Panel, Monday, April 18th @ 5pm. Register for this event here with your PCC email address.

  • Learning Garden Events - plant and seed giveaways, garden work parties, and more

  • Portland Youth Climate Summit, Saturday, April 23rd @ 10:00am-4:30pm. The Summit is an all day climate justice event with numerous sessions around environmental justice..Register here

  • Instagram Challenge. Follow @PCC_Sustain on Instagram and complete our hashtag challenge! Tips for each day can be found on the Earth Week Challenge Card and tutorials will be posted daily on the @PCC_Sustain Instagram. Each post enters you into an #EarthWeek raffle

  • More details and the full listing of events are available at the Earth Week Webpage.

Climate and Environmental Literacy

One of the themes of the Earth Day organization is Climate and Environmental Literacy. These PCC Library research guides provide reliable - and sometimes entertaining! - resources for getting started.

Earth Day print and e-books

Earth Day 1970 (CBS News with Walter Cronkite, 9 minutes)

Watch this video about the first Earth Day and the movement surrounding it in this 9 minute CBS video, focusing on Philadelphia.