Thursday April 20 – Saturday April 22

A 3-day virtual conference with an in-person Earth Day Celebration on April 22nd in McKinleyville, CA

A space for learning and solutions

Anchored by the Wiyot Tribe’s Dishgamu Community Land Trust, several Cal Poly Humboldt faculty members and departments of Native American Studies, Politics, Sociology, Environmental Studies, and Art & Film, Cooperation Jackson, Democracy at Work, Post Growth Institute, Green Eco-Socialist Network, Native Roots Network, New Economy Coalition, California Faculty Association – Statewide and Humboldt Chapter, US Solidarity Economy Network, CA CLT Network, Solidarity Research Center, US Federation of Worker Cooperatives, CA Public Banking Alliance, Full Spectrum Capital, California Trout, Transition US, Justice Funders, Shareable, Humboldt-Del Norte Central Labor Council, Participatory Budgeting Project, Resist Foundation, One Project, NDN Collective, Wellbeing Economy Alliance, The Democracy Collaborative, Sustainable Economies Law Center, Open Collective Foundation, Next System Studies at George Mason University, KMUD, The People’s Network for Land and Liberation, The Fire These Times Podcast, Upstream, Higher Ed Labor United, and a growing network of additional partners, this 3-day virtual conference serves as a space to exchange experiences and information, strengthen alliances and networks, to devise strategies to decenter colonial systems, and implement concrete solutions to heal the land and people. Over 1,000 people participated in the 2022 Summit, and we expect even more in 2023!

3 days of Virtual Panels & Presentations

Conclude the conference with an Earth Day Celebration!

The Decolonizing Economics Summit will conclude with a family-friendly Earth Day Celebration, with keynote speakers Kamau Franklin & Edget Betru (Stop Cop City from Atlanta) and Kali Akuno (Cooperation Jackson), a raffle from local artisans and organizations, a bike ride from Arcata to Mckinleyville hosted by CRTP and Critical Mass Arcata, food from Los Giles and Fry Bread Love, music from Good Shield and 7th Generation Rise, tabling, a bouncy house, face painting, jugglers, temporary tattoos, hula hoops, and more! Come celebrate Earth Day with us after the virtual conference! We strive to make this a zero waste event.

Where: Pierson Park, McKinleyville, CA

When: April 22nd 3-8 p.m.

Rain or shine!


Support the Summit

Organizational contributions will be overseen by the Green Eco-Socialist Network. Last year we raised enough money to cover conference costs and provided honorariums to all presenters. We expect to do so again and will prioritize BIPOC presenters for honorariums. Please make payments using the button below and contact us if you or your organization are interested in donating time or other resources to this work. Contact David Cobb if you have questions about the contribution process.

Learn About Our Past Panels & Presentations

We are so excited for our 2023 summit. In the meantime, find out more about who joined us last year! All of our sessions from 2022 have been recorded and are now available.



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Decolonizing Economics Summit 2023

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