The University of Cincinnati’s continuing education program (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) has welcomed CROW for three educational sessions on Rights of Nature to date. The student population consists mostly of retirees who are looking to grow in knowledge and interest. We have interesting conversations about the need and ability of our historically colonial society to make the paradigm shift necessary to including non-human entities in legal system protections. As with the Youngstown academic group, many participants are silent. One reported “all this is just very shocking”. It is difficult to digest the extent of the systemic problems that need dismantling for citizens to protect their health, their planet and their future.
Join us for casual conversation and discussion about the Community Rights of Nature. Every month, we’ll be at BLOC Coffee Company at 801 Mt. Hope Ave., Cincinnati on the first Saturday, from 11:30am-1:30pm. The next meeting is Saturday, February 4th. Come with questions or come to listen. Join the Facebook eventRead More
FracTracker, the project, was originally developed to investigate health concerns and data gaps surrounding western PA fracking. Today, as a non-profit organization, FracTracker Alliance supports groups across the United States, addressing pressing extraction-related concerns with a lens toward health effects and exposure risks on communities from oil and gas development. They provide timely and provocative […]Read More