Posts Tagged ‘students’

CalSTRS: Divest from fossil fuels!

This post is by Vivian Stanton, a retired elementary school teacher with the Santa Barbara School District. She is a member of CalSTRS and of 350 Santa Barbara. As a member of the largest public teacher retirement fund in the United States, I am very concerned. The retirement fund which I currently rely on, the…

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Chico State divests

Herb Caen, longtime columnist at the San Francisco Chronicle, used to look down his metropolitan nose at Chico, claiming that the Safeway there carried Velveeta cheese in the gourmet food section. Chico, he said, was a hick town. If that was ever true, it certainly isn’t now. Chico today is a leader in environmental sustainability, and Chico…

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