Webinar: The Green Amendment with Maya van Rossum

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Maya van Rossum is the Founder of Green Amendments For the Generations, a grassroots nonprofit organization inspiring a nationwide movement to secure constitutional recognition and protection of environmental rights in every state and ultimately at the federal level. Since launching Green Amendments For The Generations, constitutional amendments have been proposed in New York, New Jersey, Maryland and West Virginia, with active interest in almost a dozen other states. A skilled activist, attorney, strategist and community organizer, van Rossum was named One Of The “10 Most Influential People of 2015” When It Comes to Energy Issues by SNL Energy and is author of, The Green Amendment, Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment which was selected as the 2018 Living Now Evergreen Awards GOLD Winner in the Nature Conservation category. It was also honored as a Foreword INDIES Book of the Year winner in 2017. This talk will seek to discuss and inspire a new tool for environmental preservation, one that will provide a new way of thinking about, and pursuing, environmental protection from a policy as well as a legal perspective. We all have the right to pure water, clean air, and a healthy environment. It’s time to truly secure that right for our own sake and that of future generations.

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