MUSIC4CLIMATEJUSTICE APPOINTS UN YOUTH SDG ADVOCACY AY YOUNG AS M4CJ’S NEW GENERATION YOUTH AMBASSADOR
UNITED STATES, March 3, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — MUSIC4CLIMATEJUSTICE APPOINTS AY YOUNG,
ADVOCATE FOR THE UN YOUTH SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS, AS A NEW GENERATION YOUTH AMBASSADOR OF M4CJ
AY Young, set to release the world’s first all-sustainable album committed to the SDGs in April 2022, will serve as M4CJ’s Next Generation Youth Ambassador alongside Bootsy Collins, Stevie Van Zandt, Chew Fu, Rocky Dawuni and over 375 global and indigenous musicians committed to climate justice.
Music4ClimateJustice, (M4CJ) appoints AY Young as Youth Ambassador for 2022. AY will help M4CJ raise awareness through climate education and initiatives aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. M4CJ is a non-profit initiative that was launched at the UN COP-26 in Glasgow in November. It is a global platform of concert series and events committed to making an impact through climate education, awareness and philanthropic efforts through 2030.
AY is the founder of the Battery Tour, a local concert series powered by renewable energy that raises funds through donations to buy portable solar-powered boxes for villages that don’t have reliable access to electricity. It builds communities and inspires people to positively impact the world and build a better, more sustainable future together. To date, AY has performed their music around the world at over 800 shows, using renewable energy from solar and battery power. AY is currently working on Project 17, an album dedicated to the 17 United Nations Development Goals which will be released in April. Project17’s first singles, Songs: “Regeneration” & “AYO” will be released in April on the Netflix documentary “Down to Earth”, starring Zac Efron, alongside the release of AY’s indie album. As AY said. “Everyone is an outlet for change.”
The M4CJ platform includes leading artists, big-name musicians, and Indigenous artists who have come together to focus on climate justice. Educational interviews and panels with thought leaders, athletes and activists are also part of the platform.
“Indigenous communities, as well as women and children, are already suffering the worst effects of climate change,” said Michele Bongiovanni, CEO/Founder of HealRWorld and Founder of Music4ClimateJustice. “Music can play a big role in highlighting their plight. We look forward to partnering with AY to make a meaningful impact by supporting climate victims around the world and inspiring the next generation to join us in taking action for climate justice and making a difference.”
Until March 20, 2022, AY Young is featured on Wintogether.org/M4CJ as part of M4CJ’s Playlist for the Earth promotion for its global charity raffles. to listen to his music, and many other M4CJ and global artists and donate to M4CJ. Funds raised through Music4ClimateJustice will support nonprofits and social impact organizations including Conservation International, Guardians of the Forest, Climate Justice Alliance, and more.
AY is hard at work on the world’s first carbon-neutrally recorded sustainable album featuring 17 songs – one for each of the UN’s Global Goals due for release in April 2022, M4CJ and HealRWorld will be included in the results related to the SDG 13 Climate and SDG 12 Responsible Consumption.
M4CJ is committed to addressing the challenges of climate change and investing in projects and initiatives that directly contribute to limiting global warming to 1.5°C by 2030, as well as improving adaptive capacity and resilience of most-at-risk communities already severely threatened by existing consequences of climate change.
Together M4CJ and AY are ready to save the planet! Join us!
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Funds raised from Music4ClimateJustice through the Music4Climate Impact Fund (501c3) will benefit climate justice organizations and innovative climate action impact businesses.
M4CJ’s new hybrid event platform was launched live at the United Nations Climate Summit—COP-26, in Glasgow, Scotland (the largest ever climate event) on November 4 to raise awareness of the fact that the most marginalized in our society (indigenous, brown and black communities, women and children) are most affected by climate change. Additionally, our goal is to increase financial support for climate refugees and those who suffer the most. www.music4climatejustice.org, @Music4CJ on all platforms. Subscribe on YouTube.
About AY Young
AY Young is a producer, singer, songwriter, artist and entrepreneur. He powers his concerts (“The Battery Tour”) using renewable energy and was recently named a UN Young Leader for the SDGs and performed at President Biden’s inauguration. AY is one of 17 young SDG advocates for Samsung. AY is currently working on a Global Goals album, titled “Project 17” in collaboration with the biggest artists on the planet to create a song for each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. AY will collaborate with M4CJ to help unify musicians around climate justice causes and initiatives. https://www.aymusik.com/
About the Wintogether Charity Contest. Through March 20, AY Young is featured on Wintogether.org/M4CJ as part of our Earth Reading List. Come listen to his music and other M4CJ artists and donate to M4CJ. Donors are incentivized to give by receiving raffle entries with prizes including a signed Bootsy Collins bass, a Matchless EBike, a signed Stevie Van Zandt Fender guitar, a loot bag and a $500 gift card $ for a Quiksilver shopping spree, an Eco Experience in Norway and the Grand Prix of an Eco Vacation in Belize. . More information and donation options for the campaign are available at www.wintogether.org/M4CJ.
For more information about the Music4ClimateJustice initiative, or to donate and take the pledge, visit www.music4climatejustice.org.
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