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Press Release: Colombia Supreme Court Rules that Amazon Region is “Subject of Rights”
In the growing recognition of ecosystem rights around the world, today the Colombia Supreme Court of Justice ruled that the Amazon region in Colombia possesses rights.
The Amazon Conservation Team: Breaking News: The Colombian Amazon Has the Same Rights as a Person
“Colombia’s Supreme Court issued a historic ruling combating climate change in Latin America.”
Broadway World: Core Dance To Participate In National Water Dance
Integrating art with the environmental movement, the 2018 National Water Dance will take place across the U.S. on April 14th. Core Dance is partnering with CELDF and other organizations to build alliances and protect water.
Daily Camera: Lafayette may again consider legalizing anti-fracking civil disobedience
Community members in Lafayette, CO, rally behind an amendment to their Climate Bill of Rights that would legalize non-violent civil disobedience if necessary to stop fracking harms.
Press Release: Historic Vote on Community Rights State Constitutional Amendment in NH Legislature
The New Hampshire legislature takes an historic vote on the first Community Rights state constitutional amendment considered by a state legislature.
Press Release: International Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Oregon Community Rights, Rights of Nature Advocate
Community Rights supporter Carol Van Strum receives the International Lifetime Achievement Award Presented at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference in Eugene, OR.
Press Release: New Hampshire Community Rights Amendment Backed by Legislative Subcommittee
The people’s Community Rights state constitutional amendment moves ahead with the support of a New Hampshire legislative subcommittee.
Ohio gubernatorial candidate Dennis Kucinich supports Community Rights state constitutional amendment
Columbus Free Press covers Ohio’s Dennis Kucinich and his support for a Community Rights state constitutional amendment.
In These Times: The Community Rights Movement to the New Hampshire House: Let the People Decide What’s Best
Taking steps to assert decision-making authority over their own communities, New Hampshire residents work with the CELDF and NHCRN to advance a rights-based state constitutional amendment.
New Hampshire Public Radio: Plymouth Is Latest To Try Blocking Big Energy Projects With Local Ordinance
Plymouth, NH, residents are among the growing numbers of New Hampshire communities using Community Rights to stop projects harmful to their health, safety, and welfare.