CLDC’s 4th annual Next Generation Climate Justice Action Camp! This summer, the Civil Liberties Defense Center is hosting our annual action camp for young people ages 14-18 to gain knowledge and skills to organize for climate justice! The camp will include a youth led public event focused on a climate justice campaign! The camp will be from Sunday, […]
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Last week , the Trump Administration banned several mainstream media outlets from entry into a Friday White House press briefing. The banned news outlets included CNN, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Politico, BuzzFeed, Huffington Post, the BBC and the Guardian, which are all news outlets that Trump has criticized for publishing reports […]
Our Executive Director and senior staff attorney, Lauren Regan, has just received the great honor of winning the Kerry Rydberg Award for Excellence in Public Interest Environmental Law for her outstanding legal work at Standing Rock! Lauren has worked tirelessly to provide legal support at Standing Rock, including countless hours of background work doing research, […]
Mount Vernon, WA — In a victory for the climate movement, a jury was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of Ken Ward, a climate activist from Corbett, Oregon, who had been charged with sabotage and burglary after an October 2016 protest in which he and four other activists temporarily blocked the flow […]
The civil rights complaint seeks justice against the constitutional violations perpetuated against the mostly Native American water protectors, including claims of retaliation and police brutality by law enforcement, as well suing the Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier, and City of Mandan Chief of Police Jason Ziegler for maintaining policies, customs, and practices that led to […]
It is the International Day of Action in Solidarity with Standing Rock and we read that over 300 actions took place around the world.
This morning the outrageous unprecedented militarized police presence at Standing Rock has taken a turn for the worse. Hundreds of police have surrounded the front lines camp, road blockades have popped up everywhere, and water protectors are currently surrounded by militarized darth vader like cop goons.
The police have demonstrated zeal over the last few months focusing their resources and energies on one goal: ensuring that the Dakota Access Pipeline is built—and built on time.
CLDC’s Executive Director, Lauren Regan, being interviewed by The Young Turks about #NoDAPL.