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July 31, 2020 29 min

Building a fairer, greener, and more compassionate society is positive sum. That’s Jen Fries’ vision of where we need to go. The society we live in today is the product of really narrow assumptions about what is possible and whose voices are worth listening to. Jen is challenging those assumptions to build better public transit, lower carbon emissions, and stand up for people who aren’t being heard today. She wants to pass better policies for black and brown communities, sexual assault survivors, trans folks, undocumented residents, and people from all walks of life who just don’t have access to the sort of prosperity our country likes to say it offers. We’ve endorsed her for State Rep in Arlington, Belmont and Cambridge, so if you’re in her district, sign up for a mail-in ballot and vote. The primary is September first. If you want to get in touch with us, you can email or search for The Sunrise Movement to find a chapter near you. To learn more about Jen, visit

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