divestment movement Archives

New York City Aims To Divest From Assault Weapons Industry

January 8, 2016

On Thursday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office announced it has submitted a resolution to the NYC Police Pension Fund to analyze gun divestment from the assault weapons industry.  In a press release the Mayor’s Office described the resolution…

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University of California Divests From Prison-Industrial Complex

January 2, 2016

In December, the University of California system announced it would divest from the prison-industrial complex by December 31st by dumping $30 million in stock it held in for-profit prison companies Corrections Corporation of America and The Geo Group. The decision…

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