July 5, 2022
Source: The Kansas City Beacon
When Alex Teasley found out Kansas City, Missouri, was prioritizing action on climate change, they were hopeful.
Teasley, 17, is a part of Sunrise Movement KC, a local chapter of the national nonprofit organization, which was founded in 2017 shortly before an international rise in climate change protests. The chapter advocates for the Green New Deal as well as mutual aid and is a haven for young progressives.
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