National 350 Divestment Conference Call

Our call this Wednesday will spotlight local and state divestment campaigns as a window into organizing for policy change. Leaders from 350 Montgomery County (Maryland), Chicago 350, and 350NYC will give a brief overview of their divestment campaigns, discuss their political and organizing strategies, and share lessons learned along the way.… Read More National 350 Divestment Conference Call

Eugene Divest/ Socially Responsible Ordinance Meeting 3/23/17

3/23/17 Eugene Divest/ Socially Responsible Ordinance Meeting What to include in ordinance Socially responsible committee? Or is that a separate ordinance Portland Model How effective is it? How much policy power do they have? (Portland still banked with Wells Fargo) Perhaps not tracking depository services Future step: Let’s reach out to someone on this committee… Read More Eugene Divest/ Socially Responsible Ordinance Meeting 3/23/17

City Councilor George Poling Announces His Resignation

From Eugene City Website: “At today’s City Council meeting, Councilor George Poling, Ward 4, announced his resignation effective April 10, 2017. Councilor Poling was elected four times to four-year terms. He took office in 2003 was in his fifteenth year of service. Prior to being a City Councilor, Poling was a law enforcement officer for… Read More City Councilor George Poling Announces His Resignation