Joanna Zhu

Fellow, Sunrise Movement

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Joanna Zhu (she/her) grew up in suburban Pennsylvania but found her roots in Massachusetts, where she attended college. She got her start in organizing as a student at UMass Amherst, where she fought to make higher education more affordable and accessible, especially for students of color and non-traditional students. Her background in this work led her to join Sunrise Movement’s Fellowship program. Joanna is currently a Fellow within Sunrise’s Political Department and based in D.C.

Teach-ins and Actions

Recordings reveal President Trump downplayed COVID-19, Desi Lydic talks to the founder of gender reveal parties, and “What Can I Do?” author Jane Fonda discusses climate change activism.

Latest News
Jane Fonda on Nixon Ordering Her Arrest and Civil Disobedience | Late Night with Seth Meyers
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Press Coverage
‘I was slipping into despair’: Jane Fonda finds hope, purpose in climate change activism | USA Today
Jane Fonda discusses climate change in new book ‘What Can I Do?’ | Today Show