Building the Green Economy

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

On the eve of the People’s Climate March, Metro DC DSA is proud to host Building the Green Economy, a panel discussion on the intersections of economic and environmental justice. Is a meaningful reduction in carbon emissions possible under capitalism? What are the political obstacles to a fair, ecologically-sustainable society? Join us for an evening of invigorating discussion with environmentalists, activists, and academics. 


  • Gar Alperovitz: Co-Founder of the Democracy Collaborative and the Next System Project
  • Shirley Fiske: Environmental and Policy Anthropologist, Professor at University of Maryland
  • Jacqui Patterson: Director of the NAACP Climate and Environmental Justice Program
  • Eugene Puryear: Stop Police Terror Project DC, Party for Socialism and Liberation
  • Margaret Klein Salamon: Clinical Psychologist, Co-Founder of The Climate Mobilization

The event will be moderated by Metro DC DSA member Sam Knight (Journalist, Co-Founder The District Sentinel podcast).

6:30pm: Doors open at Friends Meeting of Washington (2111 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008).
7:00pm: Panel takes place.
9:15pm: Open house at the DC DSA Office (1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20036). Join us for conversation and refreshments!

Event Location:
pin Hide Map 2111 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
United States