Month: June 2024

The Climate Crisis

The Sanders Institute Gathering 2024 begins with an introduction to the weekend and a conversation on the climate crisis.


Dr. Jane O’Meara Sanders, Co-Founder / Fellow The Sanders Institute

Bill McKibben, Author, Educator, Founder & Third Act

Ben Jealous, Executive Director The Sierra Club, former CEO NAACP

Senator Bernie Sanders, Vermont

The Role of the Media in Effecting Change

Seniors, Hospitals & the Health Care Crisis

Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works
Wendell Potter, Author and President of the Center for Health and Democracy
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, Vermont

Finding the Money Film Screening with Q&A

Stephanie Kelton, Economist & Professor at Stoney Brook University Joshua Farley, Economist & Professor at the University of Vermont

We would also like to thank our generous sponsors Healthy Housing Foundation and Working Families Power for making this possible.

The Sanders Institute Gathering 2024 Concludes

Dr. Jane O’Meara Sanders, Co-Founder & Fellow of The Sanders Institute, and David Driscoll, Co-Founder & Executive Director of The Sanders Institute offer some closing remarks to wrap up the 2024 Gathering

Values, Community & Civil Discourse

Chief Brenda Gagne, Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi
Melo Grant, Burlington City Councilor
Alan Minsky, Executive Director of Progressive Democrats of America
Jim Zogby, Founder of the Arab American Institute

Ensuring Equitable Housing For All: Reimagining Bureaucracy

Brian McCabe, Deputy Assistant Secretary U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development
Jane O’Meara Sanders, Co-Founder & Fellow of The Sanders Institute
Nika Soon-Shiong, Founder & Executive Director of the Fund for Guaranteed Income (F4GI)