Paul Glover (activist)

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Paul Glover

Paul Glover (born July 18, 1947) is a community organizer, author, and former university professor currently based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Community work[edit]

He is the founder of the Ithaca Hours, one of the first local currency systems.[1][2] He is also the founder of the Philadelphia Orchard Project,[3] Citizen Planners of Los Angeles,[4] the Ithaca_Health_Alliance,[5][failed verification] and several other organizations. He is author of several books on community economic development,[6] a former professor of urban studies at Temple University,[7] and Ecological Economics[8] at Philadelphia University.

He consults as Greenplanners[9] and speaks on community economic development.[9]

Political career[edit]

Glover was the Green Party candidate for mayor of Ithaca, New York, in 2003.[10]

Glover participated in the Green Party of the United States's Presidential primaries in 2004.[11]

Glover was the Green Party of Pennsylvania's candidate for governor in 2014.[12] and again in 2018.[13]


  1. ^ Cooper, Amy (Nov–Dec 1995). "Mojo's December Hellraiser". Mother Jones. p. 16. Retrieved 28 June 2011.
  2. ^ Fortier, Jana. "Underthrowing the System: How Low Finance Undermines Corporate Culture". Conscious Choice: Journal of Ecology and Healthy Living. September/October 1996, 9 (5): 61–3.
  3. ^ McGuire, Virginia C. (2 September 2007). "Replacing Neglect With Peach Trees". The New York Times. Retrieved 4 June 2013.
  4. ^ Glover, Paul (Spring 1984). "Citizen Planners: Designing Eco-Los Angeles".
  5. ^ "Ithaca Health Alliance - Free Clinic".
  6. ^ "Books by Paul Glover". Retrieved 2013-06-04.
  7. ^ "Ecological Economics".
  8. ^ "Glover's Student Evaluations".
  9. ^ a b "GreenPlanners Consultancy".
  10. ^ "Paul Glover for Mayor of Ithaca, NY".
  11. ^ "Paul Glover to discuss the Ithaca HOUR, an alternative form of money, during lecture at King's" (Press release). Wilkes-Barre, PA: King's College. 7 April 2010. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 10 February 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  12. ^ "Candidates for Governor". Committee of Seventy. Archived from the original on 27 March 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  13. ^ "Green Party of Pennsylvania Announces Seven Candidates for 2018 State and National Election" (Press release). Green Party of Pennsylvania. 27 March 2018. Retrieved 10 May 2018.

Further reading[edit]

  • HOUR Towns: Money for Everyman[1] at New York Times

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Nieves, Evelyn (21 January 1996). "Our Towns;Ithaca Hours: Pocket Money For Everyman". p. 001021.