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July 2022

Grand Jury resistance: Not if, but how

By |2022-07-21T08:44:40-07:00July 20th, 2022|Categories: Featured Resources, Know Your Rights, News, Resources|

Grand Jury resistance: Not if, but how

CLDC has a commitment to developing strong mentor relationships with students and aspiring movement attorneys through our intern and law clerk programs. Our interns and clerks receive a very hands-on experience in activist legal and communications support, working under the supervision […]

February 2022

Pro Bono Legal Support Services for Direct Action Movements

By |2022-02-23T12:19:02-08:00February 23rd, 2022|Categories: Action Tools, Featured Resources, News, Organizing Resources, Resources, Trainings|

Pro Bono Legal Support Services for Direct Action Movements

by CLDC Staff

CLDC has been offering know your rights trainings and legal consultations to grassroots environmental and social change activists since our inception almost 20 years ago. We’re committed to being responsive to movements and are always learning […]

June 2021

Expect the Unexpected: Secure Your Phone Against Confiscation or Loss

By |2021-06-23T20:31:24-07:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Featured, Featured Resources, News, Resources, Security|Tags: , , , , |

In an ideal world you never lose your phone or have it on you when risking arrest. Of course this isn’t always practical. Keeping your phone locked at all times is great protection, but some of your data could still be at risk if the cops get their hands on it. Here’s […]

May 2021

Activists Must Stand Strong Against Anti-Protest Bully Bills

By |2021-05-10T17:46:53-07:00May 10th, 2021|Categories: Action Tools, Articles, Featured, Featured Resources, News, Protest|Tags: , , , , , , |

Demonstrating the efficacy of direct action, right-wing legislators across the country are ramping up state legislative efforts to limit the right to protest. According to our colleagues at the International Center for Nonprofit Law (ICNL), as of May 10, 2021, there were more than 31 new laws and 69 […]

April 2014

Know Your Rights for Immigrant Communities

By |2021-07-09T13:28:25-07:00April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Featured Resources, Info, Know Your Rights, Resources, Trainings|Tags: , , , , |

This one hour educational video explains basic rights for immigrant communities and their allies. The purpose of this training is to build solidarity with communities at risk for police and government harassment and to prevent the deportation and destruction of families and communities. This video is not intended as legal advice and does not form an attorney-client relationship. The training is provided in English and Spanish.

June 2012

FBI “Domestic Terrorism” Training Targets Anarchists, Environmentalists

By |2012-06-22T12:10:50-07:00June 22nd, 2012|Categories: Featured Resources, News, Organizing Resources, Resources|

This article by Will Potter, from Green is the New Red, tells a disturbing story. Newly released FBI presentations show the flawed and misleading information the government is using to train agents to identify and investigate “domestic terrorist” groups such as “black separatists,” anarchists, animal rights activists, and environmentalists.

May 2012


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