People and Planet First Agenda with Gar Alperovitz and Annie Leonard

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 1:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore, MD
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Join us for a day of celebration and exploration of the new economy. There will be interactive workshops that will explore core elements of the New Economy movement. Each session will connect local, national, and global issues. We will learn together about the compelling conceptual framework that unites all of these various pieces and get ideas for creative constructive action.

The evening event, People and Planet First: A Multi­generational dialogue on Maryland’s Future, will feature Greenpeace USA Director and Story of Stuff founder Annie Leonard, in a multi­generational dialogue on Maryland’s Future. Also featured will be the Democracy Collaborative’s Gar Alperovitz, Progressive Maryland’s Larry Stafford, and Climate Change MD Coordinator Larissa Johnson, moderated by Institute for Policy Studies Director John Cavanagh. Through dialogue among these leaders and with the audience, the panel will chart futures for Maryland that are good for workers, climate, and democracy.

1:30 to 3:15 Workshop Series:

    A Just Transition in Maryland: Building from the Baltimore Anti-Incinerator Fight
    How emerging Business Models are Building the New Economy

3:30 to 5:15 Workshop Series:

    From Farm to Fork We Shape the Future – New Economy Food Systems
    How the New Economy is Taking Shape in Baltimore and Beyond

Registration and more info here.

Event Location:
University of Baltimore
21 W Mt Royal Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201
United States
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Join the Institute of Policy Studies for a day of celebration and exploration of the new economy. There will be interactive workshops that will explore core elements of the New Economy movement. Each session will connect local, national, and global issues.

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