4:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET

Join Carolina Public Humanities for a public screening of the acclaimed documentary “Invisible Hand” (2020) and dialogue with activists, advocates, and scholars on the current struggles and advancements of the rights of human and natural communities in the USA.

Film Screening: 4:00-5:30 pm ET
Panel Discussion: 5:45-6:45 pm ET

The Invisible Hand (2020) from Joshua B. Pribanic, Melissa A. Troutman, and Mark Ruffalo


Tish O’Dell, Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF)

Tish has been working as a Community Organizer for CELDF since 2013. Tish is also a founding board member of the Ohio Community Rights Network (OHCRN) and she co-founded the grass-roots organization Mothers Against Drilling In Our Neighborhoods in her hometown of Broadview Heights, Ohio. With her work, she assists residents to organize rights-based initiatives to “make real” the just and sustainable communities they envision for the future.

Markie Miller, Toledoans for Safe Water

Markie lives on traditional Myaamia Ancestral Land. She is a volunteer organizer for Toledoans for Safe Water, the Ohio Community Rights Network, and previously for the National Community Rights Network. She currently serves on the CELDF communications team. She is an ambassador for the Lake Erie Bill of Rights and the Rights of Nature, speaking at the United Nations, appearing on The Daily Show, and numerous local, national and international media outlets.

Catherine Admay, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

Catherine is a lawyer, a scholar, and a teacher in the areas of human rights, law and development, global health, the comparative constitutional law of socio-economic rights, conflict transformation, and interdisciplinary engagements with the law (ethics, arts, storytelling). She co-founded NYU Law’s first international law clinic and founded and directed Duke Law School’s first international development law clinic.

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