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Webinar: Decolonizing Nature
A Movement's Voice in the Rebellion Against the Corporate State. Join us for a open discussion with CELDF legal professionals on decolonizing law, culture, and our relationship with Nature.
Local Officials Willing to Fight the Corporate State to Protect People and Nature During a Pandemic
We help communities and groups like yours.
At CELDF, we are not a typical environmental organization. We assist communities to develop first-in-the-nation, groundbreaking laws to protect rights – including worker, environmental, and democratic rights, and rights of nature. CELDF provides free and low cost legal services, grassroots organizing, and education, to communities, states, and countries facing injustice. We help them to assert their rights to fight the harms they face. Learn more about how we work, or call us now at: 717-498-0054.
Fast Facts by CELDF
Our Fast Facts are quick introductions to big ideas and concepts tackled by the Community Rights Movement! Check out our Fast Facts and find resources to more information to further your knowledge on the topics! Watch them all here.
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News from the Grassroots
Despite recognizing the Grant Townships local law to ban injection wells the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection continues to sue the township. CELDF files motion to dismiss on behalf of the community.
Earth Defenders Warn Against Democrats Undermining 'Rights of Nature' Movement With Watered-Down Approach
Rights of Nature advocates caution against handing over Rights of Nature oversight to the Democratic Party.
Some leaders within the growing Rights of Nature movement in the United States have offered perspective and the Democratic Party’s actions
From Executive Producer Mark Ruffalo comes the world’s first documentary film on the Rights of Nature Movement. Attend the virtual world premiere followed by a panel discussion around the Rights of Nature Movement.
INVISIBLE HAND: Sept. 4, 2020
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