NYC
2019
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
H206
Timeslot: 
Session 2: Saturday June 29th, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Event Organizer: 
Description/Abstract of your Event: 

The house is on fire. Globally, government efforts are insufficient to address the crisis. Only through our work on the ground, at the grassroots, can we possibly save the planet.

Participants

Aracely Jimenez is a 22-year-old digital organizer with Sunrise Movement, a grassroots youth-led organization that is fighting to stop climate change and create...

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Tim Schermerhorn is a retired train operator and member of TWU Local 100. A rank and file organizer, Tim was a founding member of the Hell on Wheels newsletter and the New Directions Caucus. He now works with Democracy at Work New York and is on the board of Labor Notes.

Kali Akuno is a co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson.

Kali served as the Director of Special Projects and External Funding in the Mayoral Administration of the late Chokwe Lumumba of Jackson, MS. His focus in this role was supporting cooperative development, the introduction...

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