Varshini Prakash of the Sunrise Movement talks about why hundreds of activists occupied Nancy Pelosi’s offices demanding a Green New Deal and an end to fossil fuel contributions Story Transcript DHARNA NOOR: It’s The Real News. I’m Dharna Noor in Baltimore. Hundreds of activists occupied House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s office on Tuesday, demanding action […]
Author Archives: Varshini Prakash
Varshini Prakash was born and raised outside Boston, MA and joined the climate movement as an undergraduate at UMass Amherst where she led and won her fossil fuel divestment campaign. After coordinating divestment campaigns at a regional and national level, Prakash went on to co-found Sunrise, a movement building an army of young people to break the hold of fossil fuel executives on our politics and elect leaders who will stand for the health and well-being of all people.