Lauren Burke

Lauren Burke

Lauren Burke is an Atlantic Fellow for Social and Economic Equity. She works on labor-led climate initiatives with the Labor Network for Sustainability. Previously, she was a worker organizer with UNITE HERE! for over a decade.

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Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez not only attended the protest, but the same day posted on her website draft language to establish a Select Committee on a Green New Deal.(Photo: Sunrise Movement) Views
Friday, November 16, 2018
Green New Deal? Bring It! But Don’t Forget Your Union Card.
Fifty young people affiliated with the Sunrise Movement were arrested on November 13 in House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s office, following a sit-in demanding that Democrats use their new majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to launch a comprehensive plan to confront climate change — a...
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