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, May 07, 2021
Sunrise Statement on April Jobs Report: Biden Must Expand American Jobs Plan
In response to the news that the unemployment rate rose to 6.1% and that the US economy only added 266,000 jobs in April, Ellen Sciales, Press Secretary of Sunrise Movement, issued the following statement : Today’s news makes clear that Biden must drastically expand the American Jobs Plan. The...
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Thursday, April 29, 2021
Sunrise Responds to Biden’s State of the Union Address: "Our Movement Won't Wait"
Following President Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, Sunrise Movement’s Communications Director, Zina Precht-Rodriguez , issued the following statement: “Tonight, President Biden once again framed the climate crisis as a once-in-a-generation economic opportunity ...
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Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Sunrise Ahead of Biden's Joint Address: "Legislate Like Our Lives Depend on It"
On the eve of President Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, Sunrise Movement partnered with Justice Democrats, United We Dream, and Battle Born Collective to release a progress report on President Biden’s first 100 days in office . Sunrise’s Communications Director,...
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Friday, April 23, 2021
Sunrise Responds to Biden’s Job Creation Climate Argument: If You're Serious, Pass Markey's Civilian Climate Corps Bill
On day two of President Biden’s climate summit, Biden has doubled down on climate change being an opportunity to create jobs, saying “Climate change is more than a threat… It also presents one of the largest job creation opportunities in history.” In response to this, Sunrise Movement Political...
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Thursday, April 22, 2021
Sunrise Movement Responds to DC Statehood Vote: Democracy is Broken, Abolish the Filibuster
In response to the House of Representatives vote to grant D.C. statehood, Ellen Sciales, Press Secretary of Sunrise Movement, released the following statement: “Every good bill that passes in the House and dies in the Senate is a reminder that our democracy is broken. Today, Sunrise celebrates the...
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Thursday, April 22, 2021
Ahead of Climate Summit, Sunrise Movement Warns Biden's Emission Commitment Won't Meet IPCC Report Directive
As today marks the first day of President Biden’s climate summit, Sunrise Movement Political Director, Evan Weber, released the following statement, calling on Biden to be a climate leader at home and commit to reducing U.S. emissions even further: “Biden must realize that he can only become the...
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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Sunrise Movement Responds to Biden's Emissions Commitment: Warns "It Is Nowhere Near Enough"
In anticipation of President Biden’s climate summit and the news that Biden will commit to cutting U.S. emissions by at least half by 2030, Sunrise Movement Political Director, Evan Weber, released the following statement: “Biden must realize that he can only become the international climate leader...
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Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Nearing Biden Climate Summit, Sunrise Movement Joins Senator Markey and Rep Ocasio-Cortez in Introduction of Civilian Climate Corps and GND Resolution
Today, Sunrise Movement joined Senator Ed Markey and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as they introduced the Civilian Climate Corps for Jobs and Justice Act of 2021, alongside a reintroduction of the Resolution for a Green New Deal, marking a historic step forward in the fight towards...
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Monday, April 19, 2021
Sunrise Responds to Decision by United Mine Workers Association, Commits to Fighting Alongside Them and Demands Manchin Supports 'Tremendous Investment'
Today, in response to the news that the United Mine Workers Association, the main and essential union for coal miners, and Senator Joe Manchin are supporting the transition to renewable energy, Evan Weber, Political Director of Sunrise Movement, released the following statement: “For generations,...
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Friday, April 09, 2021
Sunrise Movement Responds to Amazon Unionization Vote: Amazon Used Jim Crow Style Tactics, PRO Act Must Be Passed
Today, in response to the Amazon unionization vote in Bessemer, Alabama, Ellen Sciales, Press Secretary of the Sunrise Movement, released the following statement: “After weeks of Amazon egregiously intimidating and gaslighting its workers, Sunrise Movement stands with the RWDSU in objecting to this...
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