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Friday, October 21 • 7:00pm - TBA
We the People 2.0 | Film

Featuring Thomas Linzey and Mari Margil, this incredibly timely and powerful film chronicles the radical and highly practical strategies to “occupy the law” to resist corporations that sludge, mine, frack and ravage communities. Try revoking corporate rights and instituting rights for nature, for starters, building from the grassroots to eventually change the US Constitution. Narrated by Walton Goggins, produced by Mathew Schmid, directed by Leila Conners. Thomas Linzey and Mari Margil will introduce the film. (93 minutes)


Workshop Speakers
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Thomas Linzey

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund
Thomas Linzey, award-winning Executive Director of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, which has provided free legal services to 500+ local governments and organizations, co-founded the Daniel Pennock Democracy School, which has graduated 6,000+ lawyers, activists, and municipal officials, and is the author of Be The Change: How to Get What You Want in Your Community. He is a leading figure in the movements to limit corporate rights... Read More →
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Mari Margil

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund
Mari Margil, Associate Director of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, leads the organization's global Rights of Nature work. In 2008, she assisted Ecuador's Constituent Assembly to draft Rights of Nature constitutional provisions, and works today in Nepal, India, Colombia, Cameroon, and other countries to advance the Rights of Nature. She has been a contributing author for several books including The Public Health or the Bottom... Read More →

Friday October 21, 2016 7:00pm - TBA
Showcase Theater