Gwen Hallsmith, Executive Director of the Public Banking Institute, was interviewed this morning (Saturday, September 6, 2014) on Our Times with Craig Barnes. Gwen points out that actions to establish state and local municipal public banks are sweeping the country. She explains how interest income that normally goes to the Wall Street banks can be returned instead to serve local purposes in our own communities.

Gwen Hallsmith on Our Times with Craig Barnes, September 6, 2014

Gwen is one of the invited guests at the upcoming Banking On New Mexico Symposium that will be held at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Other internationally renowned invitees are listed in the sidebar to the right. The event is being jointly sponsored by WeArePeopleHere! and the Public Banking Institute. Information about the Symposium can be found at and in the Symposium section of this website. Registration for the Symposium is $40 for the General Public and $10 for Students with ID. Please join WeArePeopleHere! and the Public Banking Institute at this exciting and informative event.