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From Divestment to Reinvestment: Unplugging from Fossil Fuels to Empower the New Economy
October 2, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
With Keynote Chuck Collins, Senior Scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies, And a panel of Presenters of including:
- Stephanie Rearick, Director, Dane County Wisconsin Timebank
- Carlos Espinoza-Toro, Community Organizer of the Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition
- Stacey Cordeiro, Co-op Organizer at Boston Center for Community Ownership
- Chaired by Prof. Rachel Kulick, UMass Dartmouth
Chuck Collins is a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies where he directs the Program on Inequality and the Common Good. He is a storyteller and organizer best known for his efforts to bridge the stuck national debate about wealth inequality and taxes. His present work also examines how to build community resilience and make a healthy transition to the new sustainable economy. He is co-coordinating Divest-Reinvest, a network of foundations, congregations and individuals moving money out of the fossil fuel sector and into the new economy.
Co-sponsored with The Southeastern Massachusetts Council on Sustainability, The Southeastern Massachusetts Time Exchange, Bristol Community College Institute for Sustainability and Post-Carbon Education, and the Institute for Policy Studies Register for the event here.