Joanna Zhu (she/her) grew up in suburban Pennsylvania but found her roots in Massachusetts, where she attended college. She got her start in organizing as a student at UMass Amherst, where she fought to make higher education more affordable and accessible, especially for students of color and non-traditional students. Her background in this work led her to join Sunrise Movement’s Fellowship program. Joanna is currently a Fellow within Sunrise’s Political Department and based in D.C.
Recently, Mothers & Others For Clean Air co-founder, Laura Turner Seydel, had the opportunity to travel to D.C with her two daughters and nieces to participate in a rally to draw attention to the urgent crisis of climate change and to call for immediate and substantial action by our nation’s leaders. The rally was organized […]