Past actions

August 2018 — Nationwide #HeatWeek

Sunrise Movement

For a week in August, young people organized mass distributed actions of civil disobedience to put pressure on politicians corrupted by the influence of the fossil fuel industry. From New York to Sacramento, Lancaster to Lansing, we visited our local representatives to talk about the issues that hit closest to home. In NYC, pressure mounted as eight people were arrested in protesting Gov. Cuomo’s acceptance of over $450,000 from fossil fuel billionaires.

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