Lauren Regan’s recap from the ShellNo “Paddle in Seattle” action May 15th-18th. Hundreds of activists created a flotilla to stop the Arctic-bound Royal Dutch Shell “Polar Pioneer” oil drilling rig.
We are currently updating, more information coming soon. Please stop back by this page in the future, we will be adding a Know Your Rights for Unhoused training video and […]
Save the date! CLDC’s 2nd annual Next Generation Climate Justice Action Camp is August 3rd-8th. The Location will be at the Apserkaha Park at Howard Prairie Lake north of Medford, Oregon. This is a action camp for training teens age 14-18 how to organize for climate justice causes.
The CLDC strives to educate the public, and particularly communities of color or other front line communities, by conducting “know your rights (KYR)” and other trainings throughout the country.
In 1970, Congress enacted the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), 18 U.S.C. § 1961, ostensibly to curtail the criminal activities of the mafia. In the forty years since RICO was enacted, the application of the law has extended far beyond the activities of loansharks and the “Don,” and into Constitutionally protected protest activities.
Information and resources for teens and youth about their rights when interacting with law enforcement and the justice system.
As the dawn of 2013 approaches, we at the Civil Liberties Defense Center have been reviewing the legal climate for dissent. While this news may not shock you, the claws […]