Videos from the Banking on New Mexico Symposium

What is a public bank?
How will it benefit our economy?
What can I do to help?

 

Find the answers to these questions and more by viewing these videos from the

Banking on New Mexico Symposium

Held in Santa Fe on September 27, 2014


Morning Workshop – Digging Deeper into Public Banking

Liz Stefanics, Moderator
Santa Fe County Commissioner
Thomas Keidel
Director, German Savings Banks Association (DSGV)
David P. Buchholtz
Attorney, Rodey Law Firm
Gwendolyn Hallsmith
Executive Director, Public Banking Institute
Mike Krauss
Chairman, Pennsylvania Public Bank Project
Ellen Brown
Founder, Public Banking Institute


Morning Workshop – Worker-Owned Businesses: Democracy at Work

Carol Oppenheimer, Moderator
Santa Fe Forward
Richard Wolff
Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Henry Rael
Co-founder, Agricultura Network
Bob Nash and Emily Franklin
Northern New Mexico Worker Ownership Resource Center


Afternoon Session – Welcome

Javier Gonzales
Mayor, City of Santa Fe, New Mexico
Brian Egolf
New Mexico State House of Representatives
Craig Barnes
Founder, WeArePeopleHere! and Author, Democracy at the Crossroads
Angela Merkert, Delivering the Dedication
Executive Director, Cuidando Los Ninos


The Challenge: The Need for Local Funding

James Jimenez, Moderator
Director of Policy, Research, and Advocacy Integration, New Mexico Voices for Children
Joseph Maestas, Infrastructure/Cities
Santa Fe City Council
Marvin Ginn, Native American Issues
Executive Director, Native Community Finance
Alejandra Seluja, The Un/Underbanked
Prosperity Works
Steve Becerra, Small Business
Executive Director, South Valley Small Business Development


Afternoon Session – The Response: Public Banking

Mike Krauss
Chairman, Pennsylvania Public Bank Project
Gwendolyn Hallsmith
Executive Director, Public Banking Institute
Thomas Keidel, Director
German Savings Banks Association (DSGV)
Chris Calvert
former Santa Fe City Councilor


Afternoon Session – Public Banking: The Lifeline for Local Businesses

Javier Gonzales
Mayor, City of Santa Fe, New Mexico
Alan Webber
Entrepreneur, Author
Agnes Noonan
President, WESST (Women’s Economic Self-Sufficiency Team)


Evening Session – Welcome and Musical Satire

Welcome
Craig Barnes
Founder, WeArePeopleHere!; Author, Democracy at the Crossroads
Musical Satire
The Up and Down Theatre Company
Robin Holloway, Lindsey Hope Perlman, Kate Chavez


Evening Session – Keynote Address

Keynote Address
Curing Capitalism, Richard Wolff
Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Author, Democracy at Work and Capitalism Hits the Fan


Evening Session – Call to Action Keynote Address

Call to Action Keynote Address
Money, Credit, and Sustainability: The Public Bank Solution, Ellen Brown
Founder, Public Banking Institute; Author, Web of Debt and The Public Bank Solution


Evening Session – Call to Action

Closing Remarks
A Call to Action, Craig Barnes


Recorded videos of the entire Symposium provided by StreamingNM, who provided the live stream of the event on Saturday, September 27, 2014.



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Keynote Speaker:  Richard Wolff, Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst and author of Democracy at Work, and Capitalism Hits the Fan.

Call to Action Keynote Address: Ellen Brown, Founder of Public Banking Institute, and author of Web of Debt, and The Public Bank Solution

  • Javier Gonzales, Mayor, City of Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Brian Egolf, New Mexico State Representative
  • Dr. Thomas Keidel, Director, German Savings Banks Association (DSGV)
  • Craig Barnes, founder, WeArePeopleHere!
  • Mike Krauss, Chairman, Pennsylvania Public Bank Project
  • Gwendolyn Hallsmith, Executive Director, Public Banking Institute
  • James Jimenez, Director of Policy, Research, and Advocacy, Voices for Children
  • Joseph Maestas, Santa Fe City Council
  • Alejandra Seluja, Prosperity Works
  • Steve Becerra, Executive Director, South Valley Small Business Development Center
  • David P. Buchholz, Rodey Law Firm
  • Henry Rael, Co-founder, Agri-Cultura Network
  • Alan Webber, Entrepreneur, Business Leader, Author
  • Agnes Noonan, President, WESST Enterprise (Women’s Economic Self Sufficiency Team)
  • Carol Oppenheimer, Santa Fe Forward
  • Angela Merkert, Executive Director, Ciudando Los Ninos
  • Marvin Ginn, Executive Director, Native Community Finance
  • Chris Calvert, Former Santa Fe City Councilor, U.S. Postal Banking

WE GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGE 

Sponsors

  • Alan Bird, NM Foreclosure Fighters
  • Alston C. Lundgren, MD
  • Marcia Wolf
  • David P. Buchholtz – Rodey Law Firm
  • Earl Potter
  • Elaine Sullivan
  • Elizabeth Dwyer
  • Golden Eye
  • IATSE Local 480
  • Impact Network Santa Fe
  • Joan Brooks Baker and Margeaux, An Isis Fund, New Mexico Community Foundation
  • KSFR Radio
  • Lakind Dental Group
  • Lannan Foundation
  • Liberty Ranch
  • Louisa Barkalow
  • Mary Schruben
  • Norma Kearby
  • Prosperity Works
  • Public Banking Institute
  • Red Poppy Design
  • Sara C. Sabo
  • Streaming NM
  • Veterans For Peace
  • Walter Dilts
  • Collected Works Bookstore

Endorsements

  • Alan Webber
  • Albuquerque City Councilor Diane Gibson
  • Albuquerque City Councilor Rey Garduno
  • Bernalillo County Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins
  • Carol Oppenheimer and Morty Simon
  • Chris Calvert
  • Economic Reform Advocacy Group of First Unitarian Church of Albuquerque
  • Eric Griego
  • Ken Mayers
  • NAACP
  • Nancy Burgas and Jerry Rogers
  • NM State Representative Elect Javier Martinez
  • NM State Representative Miguel Garcia
  • NM State Representative Mimi Stewart
  • NM State Senator Cisco McSorley
  • NM State Senator Jerry Ortiz y Pino
  • Owen Lopez
  • Paul and Laura Stokes
  • Santa Fe Forward
  • Progress Now New Mexico
  • Santa Fe Green Chamber of Commerce
  • SouthWest Organizing Project (SWOP)
  • Steven Becerra
  • Tim Dahaney Radio Show, Castle Rock, CO
  • VOCES LLC

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