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Community Wires Recent Posts
The #MeToo movement will prove only to be a passing moment in history unless women are the ones making governing decisions that impact them.
Should Nature Have Legal Rights?
Join us at the Richmond School of Law to learn about Lake Erie Bill of Rights and the the growing Rights of Nature movement.
Radioactive: A Community Conversation
Join OHCRN, Justin Nobel of Rolling Stone Magazine, and others in this community conversation on fracking waste and Community Rights. Learn more here!
Visionary Summit: Rights of Nature for our own Survival
Join Pacific Northwest CELDF organizer Kai Huschke at the 2020 Visionary Summit for a presentation on the Rights of Nature Movement.
Democracy School in Cincinnati, Ohio
CELDF’s Democracy School comes to Cincinnati, Ohio. Learn about why there are barriers to protecting our own communities, and what you can do about it.
PRESS RELEASE: LAKE ERIE BILL OF RIGHTS AND RIGHTS OF NATURE ARGUED IN US FEDERAL COURT
A post-court update of the Lake Erie Bill of Rights. Get an in-depth look at the arguments made in federal court as the Corporate State defends its constitutional right to pollute. The City of Toledo is triumphant in defending Rights of Nature.
Rights of Nature: Ohio Organizer Tish O’Dell on Top of Mind with Julie Rose
If corporations have individual rights under US law – like freedom of speech – why not a grant a lake or forest or river the same status? Ohio organizer Tish O’Dell talks about Toledo’s groundbreaking law – the Lake Erie Bill of Rights – and the Rights of Nature Movement!
VIDEO: ‘The Transformation from Reformist to Revolutionary’
This 6 minute short explains how, across numerous social issues—from housing, worker rights, environmental protection to gentrification—“the people in the community lack the legal authority to determine their own future, a basic tenet of democracy.”
Lake Erie Bill of Rights Court Update
Read the first-hand accounts from attendees at the historic Lake Erie Bill of Rights hearing that took place in Toledo, Ohio last week.
Rights of Nature Book Tour
The ORCRN hosts author Will Falk across Oregon on his book tour, How Dams Fall. Join us!