By Sravya Tadepalli, Prism

Thousands of environmental justice advocates are taking to the streets today to call on Congress to act boldly on climate change. The Green New Deal Network (GNDN), a coalition of climate justice advocacy organizations, is hosting a day of action in cities and towns across the nation calling on policymakers to “seal the deal” on a $3.5 trillion budget framework to fund clean energy, universal preschool, affordable housing, and other investments. With 68 events currently planned across the country, organizers are pushing Congress to pass the current spending plan without introducing cuts.

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