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A Forum on Creating a Public Bank for Oakland
Date Thursday February 09
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 3, 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorFriends of the Public Bank of Oakland
The City of Oakland is planning a public forum on public banking in Hearing Room 3 of Oakland City Hall (14th and Broadway, downtown Oakland).

Presenters are:

  • Marc Armstrong, member, Federal Reserve Faster Payments Task Force, co-founder and past President of the Public Banking Institute, co-founder and President of Commonomics USA;
  • Jesse Arreguin, mayor of Berkeley, former Berkeley City Council member
  • Tom Sgouros, author of Checking the Banks: The Nuts and Bolts of Banking for People Who Want to Fix It (2014), Senior Policy Advisor to Rhode Island Treasurer; and
  • Nichoe Lichen, member of Santa Fe’s Brass Tacks Team (“public banking facts that stick”), Board Member of the Public Banking Institute; and
  • Henry Wykowski, past prosecutor for the U.S. Attorney’s Office
 in Northern California, currently Harborside Health Center’s lead attorney, speaking on cannabis law as it relates to public banking.
 
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