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Sunrise Tufts Records

 Collection
Call Number: MS272

Scope and Contents

This collection contains fliers, posters, strategic planning and resource documents, songs and chants, and related internal documents created by Sunrise Tufts.

Dates

  • 2019 -- 2021

Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. Any intellectual property rights that the donor possesses have not been transferred to Tufts University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by Rebeca Becdach, accession MS-2021-046, 2021.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one series, 2021 accessions.

Extent

54.1 Megabytes

1 Digital Object(s) (1 digital object comprising 27 files.)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains fliers, posters, strategic planning and resource documents, songs and chants, and related internal documents created by Sunrise Tufts.

Biographical / Historical

Sunrise Tufts was founded in 2019 as one of The Sunrise Movement’s hubs working to replace systems responsible for the climate crisis with the Green New Deal, proposals calling for public policy to address climate change and reduce economic equality. The Sunrise Movement is a youth movement that aims to stop climate change and create jobs in the process.

At Tufts, Sunrise Tufts organized students for the Boston Climate Strikes in 2019, a worldwide youth-led initiative that called for a week of action to address the climate crisis that coincided with the United Nations Climate Action Summit. The group also addressed corruption in the Massachusetts Statehouse, organized an anti-oppression book club, promoted anti-racism in its movement spaces, and helped shape Sunrise’s national strategy. Other priorities included pressuring Tufts to address its participation in system ic racism, mobilizing students around the Green New Deal, and endorsing and supporting progressive leaders in the United States Congress and Massachusetts state legislature.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Records and Accesioning Archivist, Jane Kelly, in May 2021. Materials were bagged using Bagger and copied to Box for access. Series and collection-level description were updated at the time of processing.

Repository Details

Part of the Tufts Archival Research Center Repository

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