Tim Danahey set up his portable studio in the Green Room of the Banking On New Mexico Symposium to interview several of the invited speakers at the Symposium. The Symposium, whose principal topic was public banking, was held at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Videos of the full program of events can be found on this website at Symposium Videos.
Gwen Hallsmith, Executive Director of the Public Banking Institute, was interviewed this morning (Saturday, September 6, 2014) on Our Times with Craig Barnes. Gwen points out that actions to establish state and local municipal public banks are sweeping the country. She explains how interest income that normally goes to the Wall Street banks can be returned instead to serve local purposes in our own communities.
Gwen Hallsmith on Our Times with Craig Barnes, September 6, 2014
Gwen is one of the invited guests at the upcoming Banking On Colorado Conference that will be held at the First United Universalist Unitarian Church on Saturday, January 31, 2015. Other internationally renowned invitees are listed in the sidebar to the right. The event is being jointly sponsored by Be the Change — USA and the Public Banking Institute. Information about the Symposium can be found at Banking on Colorado: Bringing Our Money Home Conference. Registration for the Conference is $25 for the General Public and $10 for Students with ID. Please join Be the Change — USA and the Public Banking Institute at this exciting and informative event.