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    New Year’s Resolution: Become Pen Pals with an Incarcerated Activist!

    By: Jack Byrne, CLDC intern In 2018, do your part to support incarcerated activists! As we approach the end of one year and the beginning of the next, many of us are thinking about making resolutions for the new year. We have a suggestion: use this tradition of New Year’s resolutions to brighten someone else’s […]

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Commit to Justice with a Monthly Gift to CLDC

“From NoKXL to the Megaloads, to Break Free, from Standing Rock to the Valve-Turners, and for everything in between; Lauren, Cooper and CLDC have had mine and my friend’s backs in Oregon, Washington, Montana, North Dakota and Minnesota. Thanks CLDC for the countless hours of work and care tirelessly providing civil rights and legal observer […]

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Commit to Justice with a Monthly Gift to CLDC

“The Standing Rock people’s call was clear… we need your help. Our dear friends at CLDC had been on the ground since summer and we asked to travel with them. We made an incredible journey to witness the greatest Indigenous Uprising in our lifetime. Thank you, CLDC.” -Cathy “Wey-ow’sux”  In troubled political times like these, […]

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Commit to Justice with a Monthly Gift to CLDC

“CLDC prepared me before I joined the front lines, and once I got there they’ve always had my back. With their support, I can continue to push the boundaries of the system until we see concrete change.“-Krian Oommen In troubled political times like these, Civil Liberties Defense Center is called upon to provide expert legal […]

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Become a sustaining member!

Our end of year fundraising goal to raise $3,000 in new monthly donors by December 31st! This will help to ensure the stability and growth of our organization! But, we need your help to make it happen!

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Become a Sustaining Member – Get a CLDC Shirt

Our end of year fundraising goal to raise $3,000 in new monthly donors by December 31st! This will help to ensure the stability and growth of our organization! But, we need your help to make it happen! For the full month of December we are offering a free CLDC t-shirt to any new sustaining member who […]

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Water Protector Undeterred One Year After Standing Rock Police Brutality

Sophia Wilansky was just 21 years old when she gathered with other Water Protectors on the Backwater bridge north of the Standing Rock encampment in North Dakota. She had come to the Oceti Sakowin camp in solidarity with the indigenous led movement to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline from destroying the Missouri River and exacerbating […]

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Office Suite for Rent Starting January 2018

Cheerful and spacious 1,796 square foot professional space centrally located on 7th and Grant Street in Eugene. Three very large offices with large windows suitable for nonprofits, lawyers or other professionals. Two expansive common areas that include a kitchen/conference area and large reception area with double doors. Good security, private parking and shared bathrooms. Rent […]

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Valve Turner Appeals Court Refusal to Allow the Climate Necessity Defense

November 9, 2017 Mount Vernon, WA — An appeal was filed today in the Washington Court of Appeals challenging a Superior Court ruling that denied climate activists the ability to present a necessity defense to a jury.  Ken Ward, a climate activist from Corbett, Oregon, was charged with sabotage and burglary after an October 2016 […]

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Announcing CLDC’s Winter Know Your Rights Training for Trainers Series!

Become a trainer for the immigrant and/or activist community! English and Spanish speakers needed! In Lane County, across the state and the nation, our immigrant and activist communities are being targeted and suppressed by the Trump administration and law enforcement. We are seeing new policies rolling in to silence activists and clear the way for […]

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Update from North Dakota Climate Trial

Greetings from Cavalier, North Dakota where we are currently defending the North Dakota Valve Turners, Michael Foster and Sam Jessup.  It’s day 3 of trial today.  We spent a day and a half picking a jury in this rural, conservative farming community on the outskirts of the Baaken oil fields and less than 30 miles […]

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