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Philadelphia to Host
National Public Banking and Local Leaders
at Banking Summit

Saturday’s webinar will cover key issues with national public banking leaders

The City of Philadelphia is moving steadily forward with its plans for a municipal public bank. Already underwritten by a majority of City Councilmembers, the bank is being devised as a municipal authority, the first such approach in the country.  This Saturday’s “Visioning Summit” (Sept 18th) will run for 3 hours and is free, with registration required.  More information and registration link is below.

Philadelphia Inquirer Endorses Philadelphia Public Bank

Citing its unfortunate status as the nation’s poorest major city, the Philadelphia Inquirer points to the creation of a public bank as an idea to consider for alleviating community poverty and economic inequality:

Have you added your signature yet?

The Public Banking Institute has launched a Friends of Public Banking initiative to encourage individuals and organizations to declare their support for the creation of public banks. The easy-to-remember URL simplifies asking your own friends and groups to support the movement.

As signatures build, the initiative will demonstrate to lawmakers and potential allies the broad-based interest that is materializing in operating banking as a public utility.

Declare your support here:  Friends of Public Banking website.
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