• Webinar: Divest-Reinvest: Towards a Local Peace Economy
    Activity Date: Sunday, January 24, 2021 - 18:30 UTC
    Duration: 90 min
    Brief Description:

    Grassroots-led divestment campaigns are springing up all over the world. There's a reason why divestment is trending, and that's because it's a winning organizing tactic. Divestment gives direct agency to individuals and communities to cut ties to destructive industries. Change can be affected on a grassroots level, by individuals, by institutions, and by communities. In this panel, three leading organizers will present case studies of successful & diverse divestment models, including fossil fuel and weapons divestment. Beyond divestment, we will explore how divestment must be paired with reinvestment strategies that advance a just transition from a war economy to a local peace economy.

    Moderator: Greta Zarro, Organizing Director, World BEYOND War; USA
    Panelists: David Swanson (Co-Founder & Executive Director, World BEYOND War; USA); Susi Snyder (Coordinator for Don't Bank on the Bomb; The Netherlands); Kelly Curry (CODEPINK Local Peace Economy Organizer; USA)

    Language(s) of the Activity: English
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    Don't Bank on the Bomb

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