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October 2021

Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of The First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit with Women Co-Founders of the Environmental Justice Movement: A Call to Action

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Zoom
Free

Join us for a Commemoration of 30 years since the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit held in Washington, D.C. October 24-27, 1991, highlighting and honoring the work of the women co-founders of the Environmental Justice Movement who were among the attendees at the Summit. We will also honor influential women who have passed.

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December 2021

Unwinding Privatization: (Re)municipalism and the Public Interest – Zoom Conference

December 10 @ 8:55 am - 4:00 pm CST
Zoom
Free with Registration

The purpose of the conference is to examine responses to failures of privatization in cities, especially in the United States and Europe, and what to make of those responses. Since the 1970s municipalities have sold public assets such as water, electricity, gas, waste systems, and transport, to private companies or else transferred the management or delivery of city services to private actors. The results have been at best mixed. Of late, municipalities have been cancelling contracts, letting them expire or repurchasing the…

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