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Faculty Association for California Community Colleges (FACCC) Endorses Divestment

October 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Miriam Eide – miriam@fossilfreeca.org – 507-923-6346 Faculty Association for California Community Colleges (FACCC) Endorses Divestment joining a growing movement urging CalSTRS to move its money out of fossil fuels Sacramento, CA – FACCC, an advocacy group for community college faculty, is the latest teachers’ professional association to call on the California State…

If CalPERS Divested from Coal, Why Does It Still Have $6.5B Invested?

September 14, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14th, 7am EST Contacts: Miriam Eide, miriam@fossilfreeca.org, 507-923-634                 Sandy Emerson, sandy@fossilfreeca.org, 650-743-0524                 Vanessa Warheit, vwarheit@gmail.com, 415-225-4435 If CalPERS Divested from Coal, Why Does It Still have $6.5B Invested? Report Finds Nation’s Largest Pension Fund Remains Heavily Invested in Coal, Possibly in Violation of California Law  Sacramento, California — A new report…

California Teachers Deliver Scathing Climate Report Card To CalSTRS Retirement Fund

September 1, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vanessa Warheit, vanessa@fossilfreeca.org 415-225-4435 or Miriam Eide, miriam@fossilfreeca.org, 507-923-6346 California Teachers Deliver Scathing Climate Report Card To CalSTRS Retirement Fund Amidst Multiple Climate Disasters, Nation’s Second Largest Pension Fund Receives Failing Grades on “Climate Competence” West Sacramento, California — Returning to school amidst a pandemic and multiple climate disasters, public school…