Public Banking for Climate Justice

Public Banking for Climate Justice

Public banks can drive the renewable energy revolution by investing in clean energy alternatives, divesting from fossil fuels, and building community wealth. Read “Public Banking for Climate Justice” by the Alliance’s Communications Director, Rick Girling, to learn more....

CPBA Takes Home the Equitable Futures Award

CPBA Takes Home the Equitable Futures Award

The California Public Banking Alliance (CPBA) received the Equitable Futures Award at the California Reinvestment Coalition award gala. Our important work in public banking and commitment to creating a more just and equitable economy for Californians was recognized in a stellar ceremony held in...

California Public Banking Roundup!

California Public Banking Roundup!

The latest updates from cities and regions throughout California working to create municipal banks. Central Coast – People for Public Banking Central Coast are optimistic that Santa Cruz County may soon issue an RFP for a Central Coast Public Bank viability study. East Bay – The...

CalAccount Blue Ribbon Commissioners Confirmed

CalAccount Blue Ribbon Commissioners Confirmed

Great news over the summer! CalAccount, the statewide program to provide free financial services to the unbanked and underbanked, is moving ahead. We officially secured $2.7 million from the state budget to fund the CalAccount market analysis and Blue Ribbon Commission as required by AB 1177,...

Californians Need A “Bank of Good”

Californians Need A “Bank of Good”

Public banking is on a roll! On Wednesday March 30, 2022, over 170 community members joined the California Public Banking Alliance (CPBA) Town Hall featuring elected officials from cities and regions actively working to form public banks. People across the nation are turning out to learn more...

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