Goddard College 2012 Occupy Conference
On March 10th, 2012, more than 250 people from all walks of life gathered at Goddard College's Vermont campus to discuss the role of higher education in student protest, the core values of OWS and the future of the Occupy movement. Among the participating panelists were key organizers and activists from the original OWS action in New York City. This video features footage from Goddard College President Dr. Barbara Vacarr's opening remarks as well as clips from each panel. The panelists featured are Jonathan Smucker, OWS Activist and Goddard student; Michael Premo, OWS Activist; and Dan Chodorkoff, educator and co-founder of The Institute for Social Ecology.
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