by Nikayla Jefferson

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We’re facing the scenario we planned for: an inevitable Biden win after local election officials count and tally every vote. As of 5PM EST today, Joe Biden holds a clear and very likely path to victory. …

Overview

This is our moment. In these last few days leading up to the election, we are pulling out all the stops to ensure young people’s voices are heard. That is why Sunrise Movement has launched Victory Fest.

Last updated on 11/3

Overview

Since the summer, Sunrise has been deploying money, volunteers, and resources to have a major impact on youth turnout in the 2020 General Election. …

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Contact: Zina Precht-Rodriguez, press@sunrisemovement.org

Washington, DC — At early dawn this morning, hundreds of Sunrise organizers in North Carolina and Washington, DC descended upon the homes of Senators Tom Tillis (NC) and Lindsay Graham (SC), demanding that they delay their vote on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee until…

Four months ago, when Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign for President, it felt like the world came crashing down on us. Since then, we’ve faced a global pandemic and marched in the streets to scream Black Lives Matter. The times feel revolutionary.

That’s why right now, after we came SO…

You may have heard some rumblings about a Sunrise book being in the works. Well, after close to a year and a half of hard work by me, Guido Girgenti, and numerous Sunrise staff and volunteers, thought leaders, and movement elders — it’s happening.

On August 25th, WINNING THE GREEN…

In the early dawn light of Juneteenth, a group of brave people stood outside Mitch McConnell’s house in Kentucky to make some noise. Tension was high. It’s not a joke to show up on the doorstep of a major politician like Mitch McConnell — not when cops are disappearing people…

Right now, the eyes of the country are on my home in Kentucky. …

In the last three weeks, millions of people have risen up to demand our nation live up to our values and see the humanity of Black people in this country. Sunrise has made supporting these uprisings a top priority. …

The last two weeks have made crystal clear the need for leaders that will fight for a world where Black Lives Matter. That’s why we’ve been throwing down so hard for candidates like Jamaal Bowman for NY-16, Charles Booker for Kentucky Senate, and Andrew Romanoff for Colorado Senate.

We’re building…

Sunrise Movement

Sunrise is a movement of young people uniting to stop the climate crisis.

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