Youth take action
Sunrise Movement is calling all young people who want to advocate for a Green New Deal to stop climate change and create millions of jobs in the process. You can get informed about direct actions and meetup with like-minded people through the Sunrise Movement’s website.
To learn more about the youth movement, the actions they’ve planned, the coalition they hope to build, and the momentum they’re creating, you can read this article by one of the Sunrise Movement’s co-founders Varshini Prakash.
Read this to learn more about the 600+ environmental groups that are involved in shaping the policy for the Green New Deal. There are lots of names you’ll probably recognize, like 350.org, Greenpeace, and Friends of the Earth, and some you may not be as familiar with.
Green gets going
The national Green Party has a lot of information about the Green New Deal.
There is a Green New Deal Group in the UK as well. Its members are Larry Elliott, Economics Editor of the Guardian; Colin Hines, Co-Director of Finance for the Future; former head of Greenpeace International’s Economics Unit; Tony Juniper, former Director of Friends of the Earth; Jeremy Leggett, founder and Chairman of Solarcentury and SolarAid; Caroline Lucas, Green Party MEP; Richard Murphy, Co-Director of Finance for the Future and Director, Tax Research LLP; Ann Pettifor, former head of the Jubilee 2000 debt relief campaign, Campaign Director of Operation Noah; Charles Secrett, Advisor on Sustainable Development, former Director of Friends of the Earth; and Andrew Simms, Policy Director, nef (the new economics foundation). You can check out their website and follow what’s happening there.
Contact your congress member
And you can find your Congressional representative to contact them and tell them you want them to pass the Green New Deal (one of the best and easiest actions you can take!)