[act-ma] Joining us? 8/2 Socially Responsible Investing (SoJust ProfDev)
send2robbie at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 08:00:59 PDT 2016
Upcoming ProfDev: Tuesday, 9/13 Art of the Schmooze - join us if you want
to stop wasting time networking and strategically build relationships. RSVP
*Uncertain how to work towards a secure financial future while living out
your values?* *Join Socializing for Justice for a ProfDev on Socially
Responsible Investing on August 2, 6:00 - 8:30 PM. *
Fee: $15 advance/$30 door - split with trainer
*Limited space - register ahead of time: www.sojust.org
Credit cards accepted online and at the door (if space available).
Newcomers always welcomed!
How do we manage our savings to best sustain ourselves and support our
vision of a more just economy? Whether you’re investing now, informing
yourself for the future, or organizing a divestment or financial campaign,
this is a chance to learn investment basics and discuss all those questions
with a local progressive activist and finance professional. No prior
knowledge expected: we'll start with basic terms and concepts, and also
cover political choices and investment strategies. Participants gain a more
intuitive sense of how to use investments, and ideas about how to research
and choose between different financial tools without checking your politics
at the door.
ABOUT OUR PRESENTER
*Joby Gelbspan* is a lifelong progressive activist who has dedicated her
career to "translating finance for activists." She holds a Master's in
Accounting and an MBA, with financial and management experience ranging
from non-profit organizations to the investment management industry. She
has served on several nonprofit Boards and as CFO and Financial Consultant
for grassroots, progressive organizations. She currently coordinates
strategic corporate and financial research to support Corporate
Accountability International's grassroots campaigns challenging the World
Bank and some of the world's largest corporations to halt their abusive
6:00-6:30 Socializing - bring your own dinner
6:30-8:30 Training and Q&A
HELP SPREAD THE WORD!
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Join the SoJust Facebook group: http://on.fb.me/SoJust
On Twitter? Follow @SoJust <http://www.twitter.com/sojust> and SoJust's
Co-Founder @RobbieSamuels <http://www.twitter.com/robbiesamuels> #sojust
Socializing for Justice - www.sojust.org
Since 2006, we've been building this great sandbox where we can bring
progressives of all stripes together and try out new ideas in this
"Movement Moment". Spaces like this are crucial as we start to reframe and
build new visions for our movement(s).
SoJust hosts events that draw progressives of all stripes that share common
values but may work on different issues. We host monthly socials that allow
for the possibility of cross-issue connections and run a monthly ProfDev
Series, hosted by The NonProfit Center*, which increases our individual
capacity for movement building.
With over 3000 members and nearly 10 years of creating a diverse
cross-issue community in Boston (220 events!), Socializing for Justice is
the best place to find the great people, organizations and community you're
looking for while putting the SOCIAL back in social justice.
YES, WE MEAN YOU. We've got members of all ages, races, genders, sexual
orientations, levels of activism and professions. We hope you see someone
like yourself and meet someone you otherwise wouldn't have.
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