Digital Organizer with Sunrise Movement
\*\*Aracely Jimenez is a 22-year-old digital organizer with Sunrise Movement, a grassroots youth-led organization that is fighting to stop climate change and create millions of good job in the process through advocating for a Green New Deal. Born and raised in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Aracely has seen how devastating the impact of climate change has been on working-class, immigrant, and communities of color. Soon after learning that her State Senate district was represented by a Democrat who took corporate money and caucused with Republicans, thus stalling a host of desperately needed progressive policies for New York, Aracely went all in with Sunrise to do electoral work during the 2018 midterms. Post-election she was frustrated with Democratic establishment leadership who continued to delay action on climate change, so she joined Sunrise Movement's two DC mobilizations calling for a Green New Deal, the only plan on the table to tackle the climate crisis at the scale that science and justice demand. Today, Aracely works full-time for Sunrise to digitally recruit new people to the movement and build the grassroots support for the Green New Deal in every corner of the country.