Rights of Nature Community Information Session

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]

April 25, 2023 at 6:00pm - 7pm

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  • Alanna Davis
    published this page in Calendar 2023-04-22 10:17:51 -0400