DATE: Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
TIME: 7:30 PM
LOCATION: The Shedd | 868 High St. Eugene, OR
QUESTIONS? info AT orcommunityrights.org
Everyday people in 200 communities across the United States are beginning to rewrite American constitutional law to elevate the right of local, community self-government above corporate “rights” and powers.
Come listen to their stories, including ones from Oregon, on how they are stepping forward to assert their right to say “no” to GMOs, pesticides, and harmful energy projects like fracking.
Community by community, people are forging their way towards state and federal constitutional change to liberate communities from corporate control and protect the rights of people and nature.
Thomas Linzey is an attorney and the Executive Director of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF). His work has been featured in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones, The Nation, and he was named, in 2007, as one of Forbes’ magazines’ “Top Ten Revolutionaries.”
Sponsored by the Oregon Community Rights Network and Community Rights Lane County