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Saturday, June 23 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
From Divest to Reinvest: Moving Resources & Power into Frontline Community Control for a Just Transition

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What will it take to build a movement to Divest from racism, colonialism and ecological collapse and Reinvest in a new system? How can we reinvest in growing solutions to social, climate and economic crises that are led by those who have been most impacted? This workshop will grapple with these questions and provide an opportunity to share stories of divestment and of building local non-extractive economic infrastructure to support a local just transition strategies.

Speakers
avatar for Lupe Romero Elicea

Lupe Romero Elicea

Just Transition Loan Fund Project Steward, Climate Justice Alliance
VH

Vivian Huang

Campaign & Organizing Director, Asian Pacific Environmental Network
LW

Loren White Jr

Indigenous Environmental Network
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Yuki Kidokoro

National Organizer, Climate Justice Alliance
Yuki Kidokoro is CJA’s National Organizer for Reinvest in Our Power, supporting strategies to move money from the extractive economy and towards building local regenerative economies. After graduate studies in Urban Planning at UCLA, Yuki spent 15 years at Communities for a Better... Read More →
avatar for Alyssa Lee

Alyssa Lee

Director of Campus Programs, Better Future Project
I am the Campus Programs Manager with Better Future Project, a grassroots climate action organization in Massachusetts. I provide coaching, training, and mentorship to student fossil fuel divestment organizers. Up until recently, I've mostly focused on Massachusetts and the surrounding... Read More →


Saturday June 23, 2018 11:00am - 12:30pm
CEC Pro Dev 204

Attendees (40)