#Divest4Democracy Twitter Town Hall

On April 26, 2016, representatives from eight organizations engaged in a discussion connecting the fossil fuel industry's use of campaign contributions and lobbying to secure government subsidies and continue extraction on public lands, with how communities are mobilizing against the industry.


  1. To find out more on the panelists and #Divest4Democracy, visit divest4democracy.org and the Twitter Town Hall event page.
  2. Moderated by Yong Jung Cho, campaign coordinator at 350.org and 350 Action, the town hall kicked off with Eva Resnick-Day, the Democracy Organizer for Greenpeace USA:

  3. To further talk about dirty fossil fuel money in politics Yong Jung turned to David Turnbull, Campaigns Director for Oil Change International:

  4. Continuing the conversation to talk about government granted oil leases on public lands, Yong Jung turned to Dallas Goldtooth, the national Keep It In The Ground campaign organizer for the Indigenous Environmental Network: