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The ORCRNs Monthly Newsletter

Stay updated with all the Community Rights News from around the Country! The Oregon Community Rights Network has started a monthly newsletter to keep you informed of all things Community Rights. Learn about the work going on across the Nation -
  • Educational webinars,
  • Virtualfilm showings,
  • Community meetings and More!
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April’s Webinar Wednesday

The Oregon Community Rights Networks Monthly Webinar Wednesday is April 14, at 6pm. Protecting Mother Earth: The history, legacy, and possibilities as experienced by Native Americans The ORCRN and CELDF are honored to be able to provide the space on Wednesday, April 14th to learn from tribal members about the history and realities of environmental justice, traditional ecological knowledge, and the emergence of rights of nature laws as experienced, understood, and advocated by Native American tribes. Learn More. If American Indians are to experience real environmental justice – which means not only ending the poisoning of their environments but also regaining access to and protection of their sacred sites and ancient territories – it means confronting a “state built on the pillars of capitalism, colonialism, and white supremacy.”  Dina Gilio-Whitaker from “As Long As Grass Grows” Please RSVP to receive the Zoom link: [email protected] Guest Speakers:
  • Dina Gilio-Whitaker - Colville Confederated Tribes
  • Elliott Moffett - Nez Perce Tribe
  • Joseph C. Scott - Confederated Tribe of Siletz Indians
Please RSVP to receive the Zoom link: [email protected] ...
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Virtual Film Premier – The People Vs. Agent Orange

Screening Virtually to your device via the theater’s digital platform, allowing you and your family to watch it safely from home. Purchase tickets from a theater near you:   Streaming March 5th-18th Purchase streaming link from Lincoln City – The Bijou Purchase streaming link from Florence – City Lights Cinema Purchase streaming link from PDX – Hollywood Theater OR Clinton Street Theater Live Q&A Zoom panel on March 11th, time TBA ...
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Public Interest Environmental Law Conference – Virtually!

When: Saturday, March 6th, 10am - 11:30am Once the panel is live, you can click below to join. Visit event on Facebook! Zoom Link  It is neither acceptable nor is it necessary to poison the environment to engage in commerce. In fact, it is the antithesis of a sustainable, resilient and responsible economy. But to stop harmful unsustainable developments like Jordan Cove and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, determined environmental activists must first acknowledge that working within an "environmental protection" system, complicit with industry, is activism’s failure, not the system's failure. Rather than pledging obedience to an unjust, dead-end system, resiliency rests in activists across the country and around the world becoming civilly disobedient in the name of justice, true sustainability, climate and a viable doorway into the future. Establishing the rights of nature, giving ecosystems legal standing, may be the single most effective means of reversing the Earth-wide trend of habitat destruction ...
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New Year – New Look!

We're excited to launch our new website! Packed with videos and information to help fill the head, pictures to make you smile - and of course a community spirit that IS the heart and soul of our work! Take a look around, learn more, share more and we will see you in 2021 at a presentation near you! ...
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