Sunrise Movement

Sunrise Movement is a movement to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process.

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Friday, January 15, 2021
Sunrise to Hold Rallies Demanding "No Compromise, No Excuses" to Top Democratic Leaders
On Saturday, the Sunrise Movement will rally to call on the top two Democrats in the Senate, incoming Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY-D) and Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (IL-D) to embrace a bold agenda in the upcoming Congress. These rallies are intended to push leaders to enact the...
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Friday, January 15, 2021
Biden's American Rescue Plan Is "Bold", But Plan for Bipartisan Support Is "Delusional and Dangerous"
Tonight, Sunrise Movement's Political Director, Evan Weber, issued the following statement following Biden's announcement of his first stimulus package, the American Rescue Plan: "The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan put forth by President-elect Biden tonight represents a night-and-day contrast...
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Thursday, January 07, 2021
Varshini Prakash of the Sunrise Movement’s Statement on Coup Attempt
Following yesterday’s devastating events in Washington D.C, co-founder and Executive Director of the Sunrise Movement, Varshini Prakash, released this statement: "Everything Donald Trump said he was going to do, that he has been bragging about and shouting for years – that many in the media and his...
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Monday, December 21, 2020
Progressives Win Key Appointments To Biden’s Economic Team
President-elect Joe Biden has appointed David Kamin to lead the White House’s economic policy, with Bharat Ramamurti as his deputy, and Joelle Gamble as special assistant to the president for economic policy. In response to these additions to Biden’s economic team, Alexandra Rojas, executive...
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Thursday, December 17, 2020
Haaland is a "Fierce Ally" and Her Appointment to Lead the Interior Marks a "Historic Moment for Native Americans & the Green New Deal Movement"
Today, Sunrise Movement Executive Director and co-founder, Varshini Prakash, issued the following statement in response to Rep. Deb Haaland being selected as Secretary of the Interior. This marks the first time that a Native American will lead the office which manages relations with native tribes...
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Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Biden’s New Climate Office Picks "A Big Victory, But They Need Tools, Power & Resources to Be Successful"
Today, Sunrise Movement Executive Director, co-founder, and member of the Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force, Varshini Prakash, released the following statement on the expected announcement of Gina McCarthy and Ali Zaidi to lead domestic climate policy in the Biden Administration and Former Michigan...
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Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Sunrise Movement Staff Form Union with Communications Workers of America
Today, workers with Sunrise Movement , a youth-led movement organization advocating to stop climate change and create millions of American jobs, voted to form a union with Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1180 in New York. More than 95% of Sunrise Movement staff members voted in...
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Thursday, December 03, 2020
Statement on Biden's Selection of Brian Deese as Director of the National Economic Council
Statement by Sunrise Movement Political Director, Evan Weber, on the selection of Brian Deese as Director of the National Economic Council for the Biden Administration: “In July, Sunrise Movement joined a private letter to the Biden campaign and transition team urging that they not consider any...
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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Progressives Urge Biden to Seize Climate Mandate Through Cabinet Appointments and Executive Action
Following President-elect Biden’s resounding victory against Donald Trump, Sunrise Movement and Justice Democrats on Tuesday morning called on the President-elect to seize the climate mandate delivered by voters across the political spectrum in this year’s elections by creating a new White House...
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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Sunrise Movement Teams Up With Texas Democratic Party to Turn Out Young Voters and Flip Texas Blue
Sunrise Movement, the youth-led organization pushing for a Green New Deal, announced a new partnership with Texas Democrats to increase voter turnout during the remaining week until election day. The groups will be hosting joint “Get Out The Vote” events on Wednesday, Oct 28th with Jessica Cisneros...
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