sunrise movement

Youth climate activists will take demands to Governor’s front door

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on July 13th, 2021 at 3:41 pm

Activists with Sunrise PDX protesting in front of ODOT’s regional headquarters on June 9th, 2021.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

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“We have to fight!” Youth anti-freeway activists protest outside ODOT headquarters

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 10th, 2021 at 12:24 pm

Aurelia Nelson-Reske leads a chant during a rally at ODOT headquarters in downtown Portland Wednesday.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Climate rally shuts down SW 4th Avenue, includes call to end I-5 freeway expansion project

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 21st, 2019 at 5:41 pm

(Photos by: Amit Zinman)

Hundreds of concerned Portlanders shut down SW 4th Avenue outside City Hall today to raise awareness of climate change.

Led by Extinction Rebellion PDX and 350PDX, activists called on Mayor Ted Wheeler to declare a citywide climate emergency. In addition to a creative and colorful rally that took over the street, activists from Sunrise Movement staged a sit-in in Wheeler’s office.
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