Who are we?

We are student group that has advocated for Smith to divest its endowment from fossil fuels for seven years. We follow other divest campaigns throughout Smith’s history, including from Big Tobacco, the apartheid system in South Africa, and other morally reprehensible issues and industries. We believe divestment is an effective way to pursue climate justice by politically bankrupting the primary contributor to climate destruction that disproportionately affects marginalized communities — the fossil fuel industry.

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