Alianza Americas and Presente.org will host a virtual press conference with Alianza Americas member organizations Central American Resource Center of Washington, D.C., Centro Romero of Chicago, and the Latino Commission on AIDS (NYC) to raise the voices of immigrant communities and provide reflections on the first 100 days of the Biden-Harris administration, as well as congressional gridlock around immigration legislation.
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INVESTORS, BUSINESS LEADERS, AND ADVOCATES ENCOURAGED AS BARCLAYS, KEYBANC CAPITAL MARKETS, INC. DROPS PRISON MUNI BOND DEAL
Days after a group of impact investors, business leaders, and social justice advocates called on global investors to refuse to purchase a $630 million taxable municipal bond offering by the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) through the Wisconsin Public Finance Authority, Barclays, who was leading the financing, along with KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. announced they were pulling out of the deal, while CoreCivic and the state of Alabama vow to move forward with the project.
The conversation on Climate Change will feature leaders and experts from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua who will discuss the relationship between climate change and food security, environmental public policy, and how social movements are leading efforts to protect natural resources in the region.
A day after a group of impact investors, business leaders, and social justice advocates called on global investors to refuse to purchase a $630 million taxable municipal bond offering by the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) through the Wisconsin Public Finance Authority, Barclays, who led the financing, announced it was delaying the sale. Proceeds from the deal would be used to build two prison facilities.
The Latinx advocacy organizations Presente.org and #DignidadLiteraria received long-awaited news on June 23. Almost five months after the #DignidadLiteraria campaign pressured Macmillan Publishers to address the lack of diversity in its publishing house, the...