WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action announces its endorsement of Senator Bernie Sanders for president, citing his legislative record and leadership on critical, social and environmental issues.

“He has proven himself a bold and fearless voice for the planet,” said Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica. “Sen. Sanders’ bold ideas and real solutions to addressing climate change, inequality and promoting a transformative economy that prioritizes public health and the environment over corporate profits, have earned him an enthusiastic endorsement from Friends of the Earth Action.

In making its endorsement of Sen. Sanders, Friends of the Earth Action notes that it will actively promote the candidate to its members and participate in local, state and national efforts to support his confirmation as the Democratic party candidate for president; with funds from the Friends of the Earth Action PAC.

Read Erich Pica’s complete statement here.

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Communications contact:

EA Dyson, (202) 222-0730, edyson@foe.org