Who we are

Our vision is simple

We believe everyone should have access to clear air and water, full pantries of food, affordable housing, free public transportation, good and meaningful jobs, vibrant community centers, and lives filled with joy. We’re building a movement to make that happen.

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Our demands

We’re organizing thousands of young people to win a Green New Deal that will:

Stop the Climate Crisis

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What we do in the next ten years will determine the course of the next hundred. That’s why we are building the people power to take over the country school by school, block by block, city by city, state by state – until we win the vision of our world everywhere.

The latest


  • Sunrise Movement

    Biden: Pass the Torch to Protect Your Climate Legacy

    July 12, 2024 Contact: Stevie O’Hanlon, [email protected] “Sunrise to Biden: pass the torch to protect your climate legacy” Sunrise Movement Executive Director Aru Shiney-Ajay issued the following statement:  “For the future of our democracy and our planet, we must defeat Trump this November. If Trump wins, he will demolish President Biden’s historic climate achievements, such…

    Read more: Biden: Pass the Torch to Protect Your Climate Legacy
  • The Beginning of the End of the Fossil Fuel Era

    Today, we celebrate. We won one of the most significant verdicts on fossil fuels in US history. The Biden Administration has paused all liquified natural gas exports.   When I think about how far we have come in the climate movement it honestly makes me cry. The environmental justice movement was started by Black, brown, and…

    Read more: The Beginning of the End of the Fossil Fuel Era
  • Climate Emergency Explained

    Climate Emergency EXPLAINED

    This is a climate emergency. It’s time politicians acted like it. The climate crisis is at our doorstep. Our country is burning in the west, flooding in the east, and baking in the south. Everywhere we look, disasters fueled by climate change are uprooting families and claiming thousands of lives.  When hurricanes strike, it’s Black,…

    Read more: Climate Emergency EXPLAINED
  • Biden announces the American Climate Corps aka the Civilian Climate Corps

    The American Climate Corps EXPLAINED

    Every single young person should know the newly established American Climate Corps (ACC). It is not only proof of our generation’s power, but it is and will be the government of the future – by and for us. The American Climate Corps is a visionary new policy that will employ and train tens of thousands…

    Read more: The American Climate Corps EXPLAINED

How we survive this crisis is up to us

The climate crisis is worsening, and we have less than 10 years to stop it