Author Archive | Charles Denson

CLDC’s Guide to PIELC

Public Interest Environmental Law Conference March 1-4 2018 From Thursday, March 1st to Sunday, March 4th, The University of Oregon will once again be home of the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC). Starting in 1983, PIELC has facilitated hundreds of workshops and panels that focus on an array of topics from international environmental law […]


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“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 […]

Cathy testimonial 2017

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“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, […]

Kiran Testimonial 2017

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“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.“-Kiran Oommen In troubled political times like these, Civil Liberties Defense Center is called upon to provide expert legal […]


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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!


Become a Sustaining Member – Get a CLDC Shirt

 We are offering a free CLDC t-shirt to any new sustaining member. In troubled political times like these, Civil Liberties Defense Center is called upon to provide expert legal support to a wide variety of social and environmental movements with unprecedented frequency. Because we constantly fight back, using every sound legal tool available to confront […]


CLDC Seeking Interns!

Here at the CLDC we are falling over with gratitude for the interns and law clerks who have helped, and continue to help, us carry the load. Our intern program continues, year after year, to bring us awesome, like-minded folks who are giving with their time and energy to help our various projects run and […]

Theater of Dissent Sponsorship Opportunities

2017 Theater of Dissent Sponsorship Levels Liberty Champion ($10,000+) 2 premium tables (16 tickets) Marquee logo placement on all table cards Organization logo prevalent on all outreach materials Recognition before event (social media & website), during event (projector slideshow, in program, from the stage) and after event (social media & annual report) Liberty Leader ($5,000-$9,999) 2 […]

Anti-Racist Neighborhood Sticker

Anti-Racist Statement

Adopted June 1, 2017 Civil Liberties Defense Center Anti-Racist Statement The Civil Liberties Defense Center affirms its commitment to recognizing, addressing, and eradicating all forms of racism and ethnic oppression. We focus on engaging and collaborating in organizing, educating, and providing legal support that challenges oppressive and unjust forces.  We work to reduce racial injustices […]

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