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Sustainability Now! | Co-Creating Sustainable Economies | AASHE 2019 Keynote | Nov. 11, 2019

Sustainability Now! | Co-Creating Sustainable Economies | AASHE 2019 Keynote | Nov. 11, 2019

Update: 2019-11-11
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On this week’s edition of Sustainability Now!, your host, Justin Mog, steps off the train to bring you highlights from the October 27th Opening Keynote of the 2019 conference of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) out in Spokane, WA. In this keynote, three leaders share stories of their work and how higher education can contribute to the emergent movement to create a sustainable economy - the theme of this year’s AASHE conference. On today’s show we’ll hear from:

1. Shevanthi Daniel-Rabkin, The Democracy at Work Institute
Shevanthi Daniel-Rabkin (Shev) is Director of Programs at The Democracy at Work Institute, the think-and-do-tank that expands worker cooperatives as a strategy to address economic and racial inequality. More info at http://institute.coop

2. Aaron Tanaka, The Center for Economic Democracy
Aaron Tanaka is a Boston-based community organizer, economic development practitioner, philanthropic adviser, impact investor and the the co-founder and director of the Center for Economic Democracy. More info at http://economicdemocracy.us

3. Marcus Renner, UC Davis
Marcus Renner is a doctoral candidate in geography and co-director of the UC Community Economies Network where he is focused on building a sustainable economy. More info at https://cec.ucdavis.edu/uc-community-economies-network

More information about the conference is at http://aashe.org

As always, our feature is followed by your community action calendar for the week, so get your calendars out and get ready to take action for sustainability NOW!

Sustainability Now! airs on FORward Radio, 106.5fm, WFMP-LP Louisville, every Monday at 6pm and repeats Tuesdays at 12am and 10am. Find us at http://forwardradio.org

The music in this podcast is used by permission from the fantastic Louisville band, Appalatin. Explore their inspiring music at http://www.appalatin.com
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Sustainability Now! | Co-Creating Sustainable Economies | AASHE 2019 Keynote | Nov. 11, 2019

Sustainability Now! | Co-Creating Sustainable Economies | AASHE 2019 Keynote | Nov. 11, 2019

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