After conferring w/ grassroots activists and climate allies, I am accepting @BernieSanders’ nomination to co-chair the Climate Change Unity Task Force with Sec. @JohnKerry.
Our planet is dangerously imperiled, and wherever there are decisions made, the people must have a voice.
I have always believed that real change happens not with a panel or task force, but in everyday people organizing mass movements to demand change.
Yet we should also commit to showing up everywhere- every space where there are decisions &formative conversations - w/ mvmt voices.
I am also encouraged that we‘re not in this fight alone.
To be on a team w/@CathFlowers, @PramilaJayapal, @FlyingWithSara, @AbdulElSayed, @StephanieKelton, @VarshPrakash & others pushing for 21stc public policy means we are in this together.
Inside pressure. Outside organizing.
You can follow @AOC.
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