New York Town Hall on Public Banking

January 28, 2021 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone

Hear from a slate of experts in New York’s Town Hall livestream on Thursday, Jan 28 at 6:00pm ET 

Join NYS Sen. James Sanders Jr, NYS Assembly Member Victor Pichardo, and a panel of experts and elected officials that includes Eric Hardmeyer, CEO of the Bank of North Dakota, for a virtual Town Hall that will examine how a public bank could help New York solve its financial crisis.

Sen. Sanders’ office writes:

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the deeply rooted imbalances at the core of so many of our economic institutions. As Wall Street banks continue to exploit the crisis and exacerbate economic inequalities, we must advance towards a financial solution that will help us invest in our New York. The need for a public bank that will generate revenue, with the community as its top priority — has never been clearer. It is time to invest our citizens’ money into institutions that serve them, so join Sen. Sanders and his co-host PBI Advisory Board member Dr. Amara Enyia as they moderate panelists to “Bring on the Power of Public Banking for New York State.” This Town Hall will be livestreamed on Facebook, where PBI board members and Sen. Sanders’ office will answer your questions in real time.

Special guest:
Eric Hardmeyer, President and CEO, Bank of North Dakota

Jabari Brisport, NYS Senator;
Ellen Brown, PBI Chair;
Walt McRee, PBI Senior Advisor;
Sarah Ludwig, Founder and Co-Director of the New Economy Project;
Bob Master, Legislative Director for the CWA NorthEast;
Robert E. Cornegy Jr., City Council Member;
Kathryn Franco, Chair of Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition;
Wallace Ford, CNYU Professor

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