Past actions

November 13, 2018 — Sit-in at Nancy Pelosi’s Office

Sunrise Movement

A week following the 2018 midterm elections, during which we helped elect the youngest, most diverse congress this country has ever seen, 250 young people descended on our country’s capital to demand a Green New Deal instead of settling for Pelosi’s lackluster research committee. We were joined by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest congresswoman ever elected, who came with a more robust proposal for a select committee on climate change, including calling for a Green New Deal with a just transition to 100% renewable energy in the US. Her support proved that young people everywhere understand the severity of climate change and that we won’t settle for the same all-talk, no-action plans anymore. The action put the Green New Deal in the spotlight of the mainstream media.

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