Fayetteville Starts Trust Fund For Climate Change

January 5, 2022


Fayetteville Starts Trust Fund For Climate Change

NWA Daily

The City Council of Fayetteville is looking ahead and preparing for the affects of climate change with a trust fund.

  • For our neighbors: The fund was encouraged and made possible by the founder of the Fayetteville non-profit OMNI Center for Peace, Justice, and Ecology and is specifically for the aid of refugees that already have and will experience the affects of climate change. 
  • First steps: The founder of OMNI Center gave the city $100k to help agencies who provide refugee resettlement services and to allow them to contribute to the fund as well. The council determined that the fund is an important resource for the coming generations. 

Read the full KNWA story HERE

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