Program Information

National Leader of the Sunrise Movement,

Varshini Prakash

January 21, 2020, 7:30-9 PM

Willard School Auditorium

185 Powder Mill RD., Concord, MA


On January 21, 2020, the Climate Solution Speaker Series is

thrilled to present Varshini Prakash, Co-founder and Executive

Director of the Sunrise Movement. The Sunrise Movement is a

youth-led grassroots organization mobilizing millions to stop

climate change and transform the economy. Last September, the

Sunrise Movement was a key organizer in the Global Climate

Strike which attracted millions of protesters in 163 countries.

Varshini was raised in Acton, MA and graduated from the

University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where she led a

successful campaign to force trustees to divest holdings in fossil-

fuel companies. Her work has been featured in The New York

Times, the New Yorker, WBUR and more.

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