2021 Year in Action & 2022 Looking Forward

By Shannon Biggs & Pennie Opal Plant, co-founders, Movement Rights  The year 2021 marked many changes. COVID-19 continued to shift the landscape of when, where and how we could respond…

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Generations of Indigenous Women Protecting the Rights of Water

Water is alive. It needs to be respected. We must recognize her as a living entity.— Water Warrior Grandmother Josephine Mandamin, Ojibway By Casey Camp Horinek, Shannon Biggs & Pennie…

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Poisoning Paradise: A Community Fights Back

By Annie Dobbs-Kramer and Shannon Biggs Annie is the political director of the North Bay Organizing Project (NBOP) in Sonoma County, CA, and Shannon is the co-founder of Movement Rights.  …

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Rivers, Rights and Revolution: Learning from the Māori

By Shannon Biggs and Pennie Opal Plant, Movement Rights' Co-founders   "How do we win now?" is a question many are asking in the wake of the 2017 US Presidential inauguration…

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Lessons from #NoDAPL: We are More Powerful than the Fossil Fuel Industry

By Pennie Opal Plant, Movement Rights co-founder Cover photo "Night time in Sacred Stone" (Oct. 2016) by Camille Seaman There is something powerful rippling through humanity right now.  It is more…

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What would the Delta Say? Putting California’s Twin Tunnels on Trial

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2016 Contact:  Shannon Biggs, Movement Rights (415) 841-2998 shannon@movementrights.org Linda Sheehan,  Earth Law Center (510) 219-7730 lsheehan@earthlaw.org  Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Restore the Delta(209) 479-2053, barbara@restorethedelta.org BAY-DELTA TRIBUNAL…

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