Community vs. Corporations: Restoring Democracy

Workshop Information
Event Date: 
Wed, 06/23/2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Cobo Hall: O2-37
Full Description: 

Corporate power impacts our society at every level. The rural town of Cordova, Alaska fought back against corporate control by identifying and implementing community values after the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Learn what corporate personhood means, how it impacts our communities, and how we can work to restore democracy by following the example of a small town that faced a corporate Goliath.

Organizer Name: 
Lisa Marie Jacobs
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First Sponsoring Organization Name: 
Ultimate Civics
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