PaulGlover.organizer

paul glover organizerFOUNDER OF
18 ORGANIZATIONS
& CAMPAIGNS
FOR ECOLOGY &
SOCIAL JUSTICE

paul5glover@yahoo.com
(215) 805-8330

paul glover dream job resourcesDREAM JOB RESOURCES  2015-. Making dream jobs real.

PENNSYLVANIA GREEN PARTY 2014 candidate for governor

 PATCH ADAMS FREE CLINIC, Philadelphia, PA. 2011-. Founder, free clinic (seeking land): "Located in a low-income Philadelphia neighborhood, this clinic will provide community-based health care that is genuinely non-profit, preventive, humane and fun. It will be a refuge for doctors and nurses who want time to heal patients. It will be a refuge for patients who want to be treated with dignity. VIDEO
---NESTS (Neighborhood Enterprise SchoolTeachers), Philadelphia, PA. 2009. Founder, school program (within Patch Adams Clinic) transferring authority and respect to neighbors, while making learning relevant.

League of Uninsured Voters
LEAGUE OF UNINSURED VOTERS (LUV) Founder, 2011. Organization rallying America's uninsured and under-insured to take action to force essential change. "We don't send our signatures to Congress; we send our medical bills."

uncle ben and green jobsGREEN JOBS PHILLY Philadelphia, PA. 2008- Founder, network making it easy for Philadelphians to offer and request green jobs, green services, green grants, and green loans. "Local Hero" Metro News 12/23/10
   Editor, Green Jobs Philly NEWS. "A reliable treasure trove of info on what's going on right now in Philadelphia with anything related to the sustainable economy." --Philadelphia Daily News 1/13/09.        Author, Green Jobs Philly: 100,000 New Jobs that Rebuild Philadelphia's Neighborhoods and Clean the Environment. Author, "Prepare for the Best" City Paper 1/28/09 (en espa–ol: Prep‡rate para el Mejor) Awarded grant by New Voices Foundation
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TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, adjunct faculty, Geography & Urban Studies 2007-2010 
by Megan Tegyi: tua44164@temple.eduMetropolitan Ecology: Rebuilding American Cities "This course examines urban systems-- the human and natural infrastructures that keep billions alive. We'll explore the bold, practical programs that will make cities prosper during global warming, peak oil, population growth and water shortage. Particular emphasis on Philadelphia and Los Angeles." Student Evaluations
    Green Jobs "America's next economy will thrive by repairing damage from the rise and fall of heavy industry. New technologies and social organizations will make our lives healthier, easier and more secure. Learn how you can connect to ecological progress."

philadelphia orchard projectPHILADELPHIA ORCHARD PROJECT (POP) Philadelphia, PA. 2007- Founder of permaculture group planting vacant lots, parks, yards.
   New York Times:
"Replacing Neglect With Peach Trees"
9/2/07

planner manAuthor of Health Democracy: Liberating Americans from Medical Insurance. 2006.

GREENPLANNERS, Philadelphia, PA. 2005- Consultant for community economic development. Speeches and workshops.

PHILAHEALTHIA, Philadelphia, PA. 2005-
Founder of nonprofit, member-owned health financing system. Author, A Crime Not A Crisis: Why Health Insurance Costs So Much

Presidential nominee 2004: asked by Green Party US to consider running for U.S. President or Vice President. Received delegate votes at national convention.

Mayoral candidate, City of Ithaca, NY. 2003.
named "Best Mayoral Candidate" by Ithaca Times Readers Poll 2003

ithaca community news ITHACA COMMUNITY NEWS Ithaca, NY. 2000-2006. Founder, editor: named "Ithaca's Best Website" by Ithaca Times Readers' Poll 2002.

Cornell Civic Leaders Fellowship Ithaca, NY. 2001/2002.
Visiting scholar at Cornell University, Urban & Regional Planning

ITHACA HEALTH ALLIANCE Ithaca, NY. 1997-. Founder of nonprofit, member-owned health financing system. Members paid $100/YEAR for emergency medical coverage; own their own free clinic.

ithaca hours local currencyIthaca HOURS Ithaca, NY. 1991-.
Creator of the Ithaca HOUR, first U.S. bioregional currency, accepted by thousands of residents (including 500 businesses). Publisher of HOUR Town 1991-1999. Author of Hometown Money: How to Enrich Your Community with Local Currency. Quoted by New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CBS This Morning, National Public Radio, Mother Earth News, The Economist and most major media. Half hour PBS-TV show about the program. Named "Best Business Advocate" by Ithaca Times Readers' Poll 1998. Tompkins County Human Rights Award 1996, Semifinalist for 1996 Ford Foundation Innovations Award. Named "Local Hero" by Ithaca Times Readers' Poll 1995 & 2000, and by Los Angeles Weekly 1/25/90.

Fund for Investigative Journalism grant, Washington, DC. 1989.
Researcher: Ecological Economics

Cornell University, Science Awareness Week, 1989. (one of four speakers in series with astronomer Carl Sagan, Nobel Prize winner Hans Bethe & Congressmember Matt McHugh)

PUBLIC PLANNERS Ithaca, NY. 1988.
ithaca power Researcher, author, illustrator and publisher of
Ithaca Power, a community energy portrait.

AMERICAN OUTREACH Ithaca, NY. 1987-1988.
Researcher, copywriter and designer for ad agency specializing in messages about world hunger and world peace.

CORNELL UNIVERSITY Ithaca, NY. 1987.
Lecturer in Government Department for short course: 
"Making Green Plans."

Ithaca Alternatives Fund Ithaca, NY. 1986-1988.
Community organizer on behalf of ecological urban design.

BIOGRAPHY: Life story featured in book Midterm Report, published 1986 by 
Viking Press, written by David Wallechinsky. Quoted in Parade magazine 8/10/1986.

PIPTAN International Project for Nicaraguan Appropriate Technology, 
Managua, Nicaragua 1986. Research, publicity and funding for alternate energy sources in Nicaragua. Urban design for Managua planners.

VENICE WALKING TOUR Venice, CA. 1985.
Guide to local history, culture, architecture, plants.

citizen planners logoCITIZEN PLANNERS Los Angeles, CA. 1983-1985. (see Eco-Home Network) Founder of organization devoted to democratization of urban design. Author of book and slide show Los Angeles: A History of the Future. Los Angeles Times wrote half-page article about this work, 11/25/83.

TAMARA PRESS Los Angeles, CA. 1981. Author, Amazing Los Angeles: La Increêble Historia de Los Angeles

BO-TREE PRODUCTIONS San Francisco, CA. 1979-80.
    Author, Amazing San Francisco

usa hike 1978Transcontinental Hike 6/9/78- 12/24/78.
Walked across the United States, entirely on foot, from Boston to San Diego. Through forests, fields, over mountains and desert. Saw the effects of land use and population shift on natural resources. Investigated industry and agriculture.

BOSTON URBAN GARDENERS Boston, MA. 1978.
Efforts to establish urban agriculture

CAMBRIDGE ARTS COUNCIL Cambridge, MA. 1978. Sidewalk artist

National Solar Tour 1978. Visited solar energy innovators with 
National Center for Appropriate Technology grantee.

NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS grant 1977. Sidewalk artist

HOME TOWN PUBLICATIONS 1975-1977.
amazing ithaca history calendar Responsible for concept, writing, design and/or publication of a series of locally-oriented publications, including The Amazing Ithaca History Calendar 1976, Ithaca 100 Years Ago. Collaborated with artists and writers for An Ithaca Schools Book: Toward Real Learning, Woman's Roots: The History of Women in Tompkins County, Glorious Ithaca.

TREETOP: a journal of liberation and education 1972-1973. Founder and editor of newspaper promoting community-based education.

UNDERCURRENTS Lafayette, LA. 1971. Co-founder and co-editor of community newspaper promoting racial and social justice.

SOUTHERN CONSUMERS' CO-OPERATIVE Lafayette, LA. 1970-1971. Public relations for low-income co-operative.

AUBURN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Auburn, NY. 1969-1970. 
Emergency resuscitation squad and inhalation therapist.

COGAN ADVERTISING: 1966-1967. Copywriter

ithaca peoples yellow pages 1974COMMUNITY ORGANIZING:  full-time antiwar organizer (1971-1972), environmentalist candidate for city council (1973), co-author Ithaca People's Yellow Pages (1974), no 96started successful opposition to construction of a four-lane highway (1976-1989), organized San Francisco Wastewater Forum (1980), organized public opposition to suburban sprawl (1986-1988), member of core groups which successfully stopped Wal-Mart's entry to Ithaca (1992-1995) and stopped permit process for construction of a 177-foot incinerator (1996).

Occasional sources of income have included: masseur, dishwasher, teacher, cartoonist, farmworker, freelance writer, cashier, chessplayer, sexton, factory worker, graphic artist, library worker, gardener, yardworker, lumberyarder.

FORMAL EDUCATION:
Summit University Santa Monica, CA. 1982. B.A. City Management,
     specialization Metropolitan Appropriate Technology and Long-range Planning.
Harpur College (SUNY Binghamton) 1967-1968. Major in philosophy
Mohawk Valley Technical Institute 1965-1967. A.A.S. Advertising and Marketing.
       Editor of college paper.
Ithaca High School 1963-1965. voted "Most Artistic"

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hometown money book

health democracy

deep green jobs

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CONSULTING,
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* Create Green Jobs
*  Print Local Currency
*  Expand Public Services
without Raising Taxes
*  Co-op Health Insurance
*  Prepare Your Community
for High Fuel Costs
*  Get What You Need
without Dollars
*  Create Community Food
and Fuel Inventories
*  Start an online
Community Newsletter
* Ecological Cities:
Building the Future Today
* Ecological Economics
*  Green Curriculum Design
* Media Coverage for Change

ESSAYS 1971-present



 
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