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Here's Why New York City's Pension Program Just Divested From Private Prisons

“Society used mass incarceration as an economic development strategy at the expense of communities of color. Today, we’re taking action.”

Activists posted "No KXL" signs to ATMs inside the downtown Chase bank branch on Second Avenue in Seattle on May 8, 2017.

26 Activists Arrested in Seattle #ShutDownChase Actions

Native-led demonstrators hit 13 branches of JPMorgan Chase bank for the company's dealings with TransCanada, the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline.

A demonstrator protests inside a Wells Fargo Bank branch November 17, 2011, in Portland, Oregon. Then, they were protesting its funding of private prisons. Now, they've gotten the city to divest from it due to its interests in the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Portland Votes to Divest from All Corporations

This includes the Dakota Access Pipleine and companies which profit from the prison industrial complex. 

Pound coins are seen alongside U.S. dollar bills and euro coins on April 4, 2017, in Bath, England.

A French Bank Is Latest to Divest from Dakota Access Pipeline Project

Oil may be flowing through DAPL, but some investors are still taking steps against it.  

Marchers hold signs during the Women's March on January 21, 2017, in Los Angeles, California.

LA Moves Toward Divesting from Wells Fargo in DAPL Protest

Resistance against DAPL continues, even as oil flows through the pipeline.  

Demonstrators rally downtown before marching to Trump Tower while protesting the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline on February 4, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois.

Divestment Movement Against Dakota Access Continues With Investor Pulling $34.8M

A Norwegian firm withdrew funds from three companies that partially own the $3.78 billion pipeline project.