“Wake Up, Tony!”: Youth Demand a Green New Deal, Medicare for All at Rep. Tony Cárdenas’s House in 6:45 Am Protest

PANORAMA CITY, CA — Early this morning, over 30 young people with Sunrise Los Angeles Youth and other climate and social justice groups marched to and protested at D-29 Rep. Tony Cárdenas’s house, aiming to “wake up” the congressman to the urgency of supporting a Green New Deal and Medicare for All amidst a health […]

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Now’s not the time to backtrack on climate action, Pasadena

Last Monday, Pasadena City Council snuck item 1E on to the agenda to temporarily lift the city’s ban on plastic bags. Many, including myself, were surprised not only by the fact that it was put on the agenda, but also that it passed. With a unanimous vote, plastic bags are once again allowed in Pasadena, at least until the local emergency order is lifted. This is unacceptable.

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Pasadena Mayor Tornek Responds to Letters Asking Him to Declare a Climate Emergency

On Friday, January 24th, Mayor Tornek responded to the letters we’ve been sending to him asking him (and City Council) to declare a climate emergency. Read his response below, and send your letter now!This is in response to your email regarding my willingness to declare a Climate Emergency as expressed at the Arroyo Seco Foundation candidate […]

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Pasadena Students Behind September, December Climate Strikes Form Sunrise Hub

Pasadena, CA — After organizing two climate strikes at Pasadena City Hall this year under the name Pasadena Climate Strike, a group of nine students from Pasadena’s Sequoyah School recently formed a high school hub of the Sunrise Movement. “Forming this hub will allow us to focus on other actions besides climate strikes and build our momentum […]

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