october, 2023

04oct5:30 pm6:30 pmAlign Your Money With Your Values: Divest from Climate Chaos

Event Details

Join this two part fossil fuel divestment workshop on October 4th and October 25th–organized by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Saratoga Springs and Presbyterian-United Church of Christ of Saratoga Springs. These sessions will review how to move our finances from funding fossil fuel extraction, production, and distribution, but instead direct bank deposits, insurance premiums, and investment portfolios to fund local businesses & farms, affordable housing, and development of renewable clean energy.


Workshop Leader: Michael Richardson

Wednesday October 4th, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Please RSVP (leealekel@mail.com) by September 27th due to space limitations

Wednesday October 25th, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Please RSVP (leealekel@mail.com) by October 18th due to space limitations
There will be no charge for these workshop sessions!


October 4th:
#1 Personal Banking – find community banks and credit unions that use deposits for local ventures

#2 Credit Cards – find alternative cards that do not invest in fossil fuel projects

#3 Home & Auto Insurance – find local, small insurance companies that do not insure nor invest in fossil fuel projects

October 25th:
#4 Retirement Investments – learn about the funds you now invest in and how to find alternative investments… and how to find an environmentally conscious financial advisor


(Wednesday) 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm ET


Saratoga Springs Public Library

49 Henry St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866