Asserting Community Rights Over Corporate Rights
Communities Take Power: Alliance for Democracy and Barnstead NH Make History
“The Citizens of Barnstead, New Hampshire, Used Local Law to Keep Corporate Giants Out of Their Water” by Doug Pibel Yes! magazine Fall 2007

Rural Communities Act to End Corporate Domination by Ruth Caplan
Justice Rising, Summer 2007 View, PDF

Speaking Out for the Right of Nature, by Ruth Caplan
Justice Rising, Summer 2007 View, PDF

Rights of Nature: Tamaqua PA is First in Nation to Pass Law Recognizing the Rights of Nature
Rights of Nature Model Ordinance Developed by CELDF

Our Bodies, Our Water

-- tells how our bodies are increasingly saturated with toxic chemicals; provides two clear steps for community action; and suggested reading and organizations to contact. A two page flyer. View, PDF

Democracy Schools
-- for other model ordinances and to learn about Democracy Schools which delve deeply into the theory and practice of “rights-based organizing,”

Ruth Caplan
Campaign Coordinator
Phone: 202-244-0561