Rights of Nature Community Information Session
CJJ members have been invited to this community event by 7 Directions of Service. This event is not hosted by CJJ.Join 7 Directions of Service in Chapel Hill on Tues April 25 for a community information session about the Indigenous-led movement for legal Rights of Nature, and its application to protect our waterways and communities in North Carolina.
Chapel Hill & Carrboro Rights of Nature Community Meeting on Tuesday April, 25 from 6pm-7pm at Umstead Park Shelter - 399 Umstead Drive, Chapel Hill,
The session will cover:
The Indigenous-led Rights of Nature Movement
Rights of Nature in NC Vision and Strategy
Becoming an Advocate
About Rights of Nature:
Rights of Nature laws are a new kind of conservation law rooted in Indigenous values, which recognize ecosystems as having legally enforceable rights to exist, regenerate, flourish and be free from pollution. Being granted legal rights affords the highest protections possible under the law, and its benefits for ecosystems include:
Expanded “standing” for enforcement
New and elevated standards of protection
Restoration required as a remedy.
Click here to learn more about the initiative to advance Rights of Nature in NC.
Questions? Reach out to [email protected]
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