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Ohio Community Rights Conference
The Ohio Community Rights Conference: Growing Roots and Rights for Just Communities is bringing together people with diverse issues from across the state to discover common origins and explore systemic solutions. Join us!
A Pitchfork Rebellion: A Talk by Thomas Linzey, Esq.
CELDF’s Thomas Linzey speaks in Hudson, NY, on the right to regenerative agriculture, and the growing Community Rights and Rights of Nature movements. Join us!
Press Release: Ohio Attorney & Community Rights Advocate Receives the 2018 Johnsrud Unsung Heroes Award
Environmental and social justice attorney Terry Lodge receives the 2018 Johnsrud Unsung Heroes Award. Lodge partners with CELDF to advance and protect Community Rights for communities across Ohio.
The Guardian: Our laws make slaves of nature. It’s not just humans who need rights
As the recognition of Rights of Nature grows globally, we must move beyond thinking of nature as having legal personhood rights. We must recognize rights of ecosystems to existence, regeneration and restoration.
The Remarkable Advancement of the NH Community Rights State Constitutional Amendment
A landmark legislative session was held this winter in New Hampshire. It marked the first time a Community Rights state constitutional amendment was debated and voted on by a state House of Representatives.
Press Release: PGE Continues Efforts to Bankrupt Grant Township
PGE continues to harass Grant Township, a small community in rural Pennsylvania, by attempting to force the Township to pay attorney’s fees. Grant residents are protecting their water by fighting PGE’s proposed fracking wastewater injection well.
When Good Faith is Punishable By Sanctions
CELDF attorneys arguing the inalienable and constitutional rights of Grant Township, PA, residents to local community self-government are sanctioned for daring to do so.
Press Release: The Right to Water Shut Off in Unjust Youngstown Election
It was a questionable election at best for Youngstown, OH, where community members are fighting for their right to clean water in a city that is making it increasingly difficult to even vote on citizen initiatives.
Fosters.com: A rights-based ordinance for the Great Bay
Newmarket, Durham, and Newington, NH, residents are a part of the growing Community Rights movement building across the state as they work to protect the Lamprey Watershed from a number of corporate projects.
The Daily News: Pig farm fight continues
Todd Township, PA, residents urge township supervisors to adopt their Community Bill of Rights banning a pig factory farm that threatens their community.