1:14pm

Thu June 7, 2012
Community organizing

Today on Your Call: How can communities organize to change local laws?

 

On today's Your Call, we’ll rebroadcast a conversation with Thomas Linzey, author of “Be the Change: How to Get What You Want in Your Communityand Shannon Biggs, author of “The Rights of Nature.” How can communities defend themselves from corporate interests? Are local laws the answer? How are you organizing for change in your community? And what changes would you like to see? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

 

Guests

Thomas Linzey, environmental lawyer, co-founder of the Daniel Pennock Democracy School and the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, and author of “Be the Change: How to Get What You Want in Your Community”

Shannon Biggs, director of Global Exchange’s Community Rights Program and author of “Building the Green Economy: Success Stories from the Grassroots”

 

Resources

The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund

Daniel Pennock Democracy Schools

Be the Change: How to Get What You Want in Your Community

SHANNON BIGGS & MAUDE BARLOW: RECOGNIZING THE RIGHTS OF NATURE

Paul Cienfuegos "We the People"-- on Alternative Radio

 

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