We help communities create & defend their rights.
We assist communities to develop first-in-the-nation, groundbreaking laws for worker rights, houseless rights, democratic rights, and the Rights of Nature. We also provide free and low-cost legal services, grassroots organizing, and education support, to communities and governments facing injustice. Contact us now.
EARTH DAY-ZED AND CONFUSED
Essays, poetry, blogs, music, and more by CELDF staff
While people around the world celebrate the planet we’re collectively killing and simultaneously trying to save, CELDF is looking forward and back, contemplating where we’ve been and where, if anywhere, we’re going. Over the upcoming weeks, we’ll share our thoughts, analysis, creativity and retrospectives. Stay in touch and share your thoughts with us…we really are all in this one together.
News from the Grassroots
WOULDN’T YOU SAY? – PERSONHOOD
A Living Tribute to Philip Jurus
The Elephant in the Zoo(m): Should Non-Humans and Natural Resources be Considered “Persons” Under the Law?
We are pleased to announce the program for the upcoming International Society of Public Law 2022 Online ICON•S Conference!
PA Climate Convergence: Invocation, Rally & March
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Webinar June 30th at 7:00 PM (EDT) – Putting Our Heads in the Clouds: Landmark Decision in Ecuador Points to Protection over Exploitation
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.