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Lincoln Pain

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Lincoln Pain, the president of Effective Assets, is a certified financial planner practitioner (CFP) and an accredited investment fiduciary consultant (AIF). He has specialized in socially responsible investing (SRI) since 1986; he has served on the board of the national Social Investment Forum (SIF), a professional organization committed to promoting the concept, practice and growth of social investing, and is currently the chair of the Northern California Chapter, the Bay Area Social Investment Forum (BASIF). He has been a member of the First Affirmative Financial Network (FAFN) since 1988 and is a registered principal and the manager of a Cambridge Investment Group branch office in Berkeley, California.Lincoln is a lifelong social activist. He went to jail in Mississippi in 1965, as a Freedom Worker with SNCC for Civil Rights. In 1969 he participated in the first work brigade to Cuba, the Venceremos Brigade. He participated in the 1990 International Peace Walk across The Ukraine and was the cofounder of the Shareholder Action Network. He has been in jail nine times for activism concerning civil rights and the struggle against the war in VietNam. Lincoln is the investment advisor to MoveOn.org and, as a representative of First Affirmative Financial Network (FAFN) he is the investment consultant for Amnesty International, USA, and other institutions, labor union locals, etc.Lincoln Pain, the president of Effective Assets, is a certified financial planner practitioner (CFP) and an accredited investment fiduciary consultant (AIF). He has specialized in socially responsible investing (SRI) since 1986; he has served on the board of the national Social Investment Forum (SIF), a professional organization committed to promoting the concept, practice and growth of social investing, and is currently the chair of the Northern California Chapter, the Bay Area Social Investment Forum (BASIF). He has been a member of the First Affirmative Financial Network (FAFN) since 1988 and is a registered principal and the manager of a Cambridge Investment Group branch office in Berkeley, California. Lincoln is a lifelong social activist. He went to jail in Mississippi in 1965, as a Freedom Worker with SNCC for Civil Rights. In 1969 he participated in the first work brigade to Cuba, the Venceremos Brigade. He participated in the 1990 International Peace Walk across The Ukraine and was the cofounder of the Shareholder Action Network. He has been in jail nine times for activism concerning civil rights and the struggle against the war in VietNam. Lincoln is the investment advisor to MoveOn.org and, as a representative of First Affirmative Financial Network (FAFN) he is the investment consultant for Amnesty International, USA, and other institutions, labor union locals, etc.