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SoCal 350‘s Legislative Committee, led by Dan Brotman, hosted a day of legislative training at Glendale Community College on December 3. The morning session on “Passing Climate Bills in California” was led by Janet Cox of Fossil Free California, followed by West Hollywood’s Carol Kravetz on “Effective Citizen Lobbying”. For the afternoon session, Jeff Lassanske…Read more
On November 20 the City Council of San Leandro took steps to divest from Wells Fargo by voting unanimously to move a $700,000 bond out of Wells Fargo Bank when it comes up for renewal. As soon as staff vacancies in the finance department have been filled, the Council further resolved to begin the process of seeking a new banking partner for its $5 million city banking business.Read more
On October 23, activists mounted the largest-ever protest of megabanks’ investments in fossil fuels, with #DivestTheGlobe actions in more than 60 cities, 10 countries and 4 continents. Led by indigenous rights groups, activists marched on their local megabanks to demand an end to funding for fossil fuel projects. The Divest the…Read more
The hurricanes that devastated parts of Texas and most of the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico have revealed a continuing story of environmental injustice. Millions of people’s lives in Puerto Rico were disrupted by Hurricane Maria, and Texans are still recovering from the destruction of Hurricane Harvey. In Puerto Rico,…Read more