Progressive Opportunities Conference: AUDIO

Listen to All the Conference Sessions Here!

The 2012 Progressive Opportunities Conference showcased the best work of nonprofits, companies, unions, activists, and government leaders, looking to shed light on some of our most pressing economic issues. The Conference sought to create an opportunity to network and exchange ideas, arming attendees with new tools to make positive economic change.

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Read the recent East Bay Express article on the event. This is an alphabetical listing by Session Title
(HINT:We realize this is a long list of 24 sessions, so we recommend searching for specific Sessions within this blog entry. Press Ctrl + F (OR on a Mac: Command+F) and type in the name of the topic or Speaker you are looking for. This will allow you to find the section you are looking for.)

– public banks, worker cooperative banks, and progressive banking practices. This presentation will be a discussion of how Wall Street private bankers control the amount of money in circulation and how alternative banking models can be used to fund loans for homeowners, students, entrepreneurs, and businesses on Main Street.
Speaker – Marc Armstrong, Executive Director, Public Banking Institute; Susan Harman, Public Banking Institute; Esther Park, Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, RSF Social Finance; Mike Leung, Lead Organizer, Worker Cooperative Federal Credit Union

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