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Divestment

Notable Deaths 2013

UC Berkeley Remembers Mandela

Hundreds gathered at a memorial for Nelson Mandela at UC Berkeley’s Sproul Plaza. Guests speakers recalled the university’s role in the struggle to end apartheid in the 1980s.

12/14/2013

John Avalos

SF Supervisor Urges Pension Divestment From Firearm, Fossil Fuel Companies

San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos introduced resolutions earlier this week urging the retirement board of the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System to divest more than $1.9 billion away from firearm and fossil fuels companies over the next five years.

02/07/2013

The exterior of an Oakland Wells Fargo Bank branch. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF City Pension Fund Asked To Divest From Wells Fargo Over Foreclosure

A group of active and retired San Francisco employees wants to stop their pension money from funding banks that have used questionable procedures to foreclose on delinquent home loans.

01/10/2013

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