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This 6 minute video explores our structure of law that prevents us from saying “no” to harmful activities – and what you can do about it.

The Transformation from Reformist to Revolutionary

Community Rights is not about begging or pleading. Community Rights is advancing, securing, and protecting both the rights of the people to democratically self govern and recognizing the Rights of Nature to flourish and be healthy too. 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.”Take a few minutes to watch, share, and start a conversation within your community!

Posted by Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund on Sunday, February 2, 2020