Economics for a Just and Sustainable World

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Economics for a Just and Sustainable World Class Speaker Series

Hosted by Professor Jordan Ayala and the URSP688 Economics for a Just and Sustainable World Class


Join all sessions via Zoom

Wednesday, March 8   |   7-8 pm

Reclaiming the Commons: Community Land Trusts and Local Currencies

Speakers: David Fix, Director of Operations and Development and Jared Spears Director of Communications and Resources
Schumacher Center for New Economics 


Wednesday, March 29   |   7-8 pm

Public Money and Environmental Justice for Black Communities

Speaker: Matthew Robinson, University of Missouri - Kansas City, Economic Democracy Initiative


Wednesday, April 5   |   8-9 pm 

The Implications of Modern Money for Planning and the Built Environment

Speaker: David M. P. Freund, Associate Professor in the Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park 


Wednesday, April 26   |   7-8 pm

KC Tenants Union Organizing to Change What Is Possible: Housing Policy and Social Movements

Speakers: Mason Andrew Kilpatrick and KC Tenants Leaders


Wednesday May 3   |   7-8 pm

Solidarity in Practice

Speaker: Remora House Mutual Aid (Washington D.C.) Material support & advocacy for unhoused & recently housed people in Washington D.C.


Contact for Professor Jordan Ayala for more information:
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