Program: Redefining Environmentalism For The Climate Emergency
April 28, 2019 –
"Redefining Environmentalism For The Climate Emergency"
East Boulder County United is proud to host First Nation water protector Waniya Locke and the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund’s Thomas Linzey
Sun, April 28, 2019, 2:00 PM MDT
Lafayette Public Library
775 Baseline Road
Lafayette, CO 80026
Waniya Locke is from the Ahtna Dene, Dakota, Lakota and Anishinaabe tribes. A mother of three beautiful children, she currently resides on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. A former Lakota Language Teacher. “Language is the foundation of any people, it makes us unique and true to our Identity.”
Thomas Linzey is an attorney and the Executive Director of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) – a nonprofit law firm that has provided free legal services to over five hundred local governments and nonprofit organizations since 1995. He is a co-founder of the Daniel Pennock Democracy School – now taught in twenty-four states across the country which has graduated over 5,000 lawyers, activists, and municipal officials – which assists groups to create new community campaigns which elevate the rights of those communities over rights claimed by corporations.