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July 2019

FOIA Requests: An Important Tool for Activists

By |2019-07-03T16:09:16-07:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Action Tools, Articles, Know Your Rights, News, Organizing Resources, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 U.S.C. § 552) requires agencies of the U.S. government to disclose documents and information to any person who requests such documents or information. The FOIA.gov website states: “The basic function of the Freedom of Information Act is to ensure informed citizens, vital to […]

June 2019

From the Desk of the Executive Director

By |2019-06-14T15:10:17-07:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Events, Know Your Rights, News, Trainings|Tags: , , |

Greetings! Our digital security coordinator and I recently returned from a week of travel in Montana, where we provided trainings and support to activists who are fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline, the Megaloads, as well as rampant police brutality, racial profiling, and misconduct.

We traveled from Moscow, Idaho, to Bozeman, Billings, […]

April 2019

We’re Growing!

By |2019-05-03T10:18:30-07:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

After 15 years of hard work, the CLDC is being recognized as a national leader for activist defense and legal support. With that support, we now have the opportunity to expand our capacity and grow our organization to serve even more movement activists! We are very excited to share […]

Associate Activist Defense Attorney

By |2019-04-26T17:11:06-07:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:

Associate Activist Defense Attorney, Civil Liberties Defense Center

We will accept applications until the position is filled.

 

Who we are:

The Civil Liberties Defense Center (CLDC.org) is a nonprofit organization that supports movements that seek to dismantle the political and economic structures at the root of social inequality and environmental destruction. We […]

February 2019

Announcing Spring Online Course: Train the Trainer in Know Your Rights for the Undocumented Community (Bilingual)

By |2019-02-27T17:10:30-07:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Events, News, Trainings|Tags: , , , |

CLDC is excited to announce our Spring 2019 online course!
WHAT:
We are offering a Spring 2019 Online Course: Bilingual Train the Trainer in Know Your Rights for the Undocumented Community in Oregon. This training is 7 weeks long. 
***Update: We have changed the structure to include a cost for […]

September 2018

Online Training for Trainers: Know Your Rights for the Undocumented Community

By |2018-10-15T14:14:20-07:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Resources, Trainings|Tags: , , |

 

WHAT:

We are excited to offer a Fall 2019 Online Course: Bilingual Train the Trainer in Know Your Rights for the Undocumented Community in Oregon. This training is being offered online on a sliding scale basis, from $15-$250 for the 10 week class. No one turned […]

Update from San Francisco: Against Climate Capitalism

By |2019-05-16T18:12:25-07:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Action Tools, Know Your Rights, News|Tags: , , , , |

Just as the RISE March was coming into the plaza!

This past week in San Francisco, activists from all over the country (and some from around the world) gathered to teach each other movement skills, and prepare to protest Jerry Brown’s Global Climate […]

August 2018

CLDC To Support Rise Against Climate Capitalism in San Francisco!

By |2018-10-04T10:45:57-07:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Featured, Know Your Rights, Protest, Trainings|Tags: , , , , |

Next week in California, in response to a nationwide call-out, CLDC will be joining the climate movement in San Francisco to stand up to Governor Jerry Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS). The purpose is simple, to let politicians know that we do not believe the false narrative that green […]

May 2018

Happy May Day from the CLDC!

By |2018-06-15T15:48:59-07:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

On this historic day of International Solidarity with the Worker, we honor the long struggle against capitalism for human dignity. Please enjoy this video by CLDC intern Dylan Stirewalt of worldwide May Day protests and actions, and remember to visit our Know Your Rights page before you hit the streets!

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