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The author discusses her new book, "The Green Amendment, The People's Fight for a Clean, Safe and Healthy Environment." This event will be in person and virtual.
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The talk will focus on the national Green Amendment movement and what is happening in New Jersey to secure a right to clean water and air, a stable climate and healthy environments in the state constitution.
Maya K. van Rossum is the founder of Green Amendments For the Generations, a grassroots non-profit organization inspiring a nationwide movement to secure constitutional recognition and protection of environmental rights in every state and ultimately at the federal level. Van Rossum is also the Delaware Riverkeeper, leading the watershed based advocacy organization, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, for over 30 years in its efforts to protect the health of the Delaware River and its tributaries. An activist, attorney, strategist and community organizer, she was named in 2020 as a River Hero by River Network, in 2019 as one of Philadelphia Business Journal’s Power 100, and One Of The “10 Most Influential People of 2015” When It Comes to Energy Issues by SNL Energy. Her writing has been featured in such publications as Bloomberg Law, Law360, the Boston Globe, and Time magazine. Since the launching of Green Amendments For The Generations, constitutional amendments have been proposed in 11 states, with New York formally passing a Green Amendment in 2021.
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|Sun, Jun 11||12:00PM to 6:00PM|