Street Address: 
2111 Florida Avenue NW
Washington, D.C., 20008
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America (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? Come 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!

$5 donation is requested to cover event costs.

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