Oregon Community Rights Network
Scope: The Community Doesn’t Have the Legal Right to Say NO!
Description of Work:
The existing structure of law ensures that people are blocked from advancing their rights, governing their own communities and acting as stewards of the environment, while protecting corporate “rights” and interests over those of communities and nature.
Community Rights work is a paradigm shift. It moves away from unsustainable practices that harm communities by moving towards local self-government.
Take A Stand!
Taking on the Oregon Forestry Practices Act.
Helicopter aerial spraying herbicides spreads chemicals in the air and across the land.
In 2017 Lincoln County Community Rights was successful in passing a ban on aerial spraying.
We believe when we accept the gifts of our ecosystem such as rich farmlands, forests, fish, clean air and water, we also accept the obligation to manage those gifts for the benefit of present and future generations
April 2023 SOLVE BEACH CLEAN UP
Patterson Park Waldport, OR
No more Styrofoam!
Scope: Girl Scout Gold Award- Oregon State Initiative
Description of Work: Ambassador Girl Scout, Leanna Rios from Waldport Girl Scout Troop 12302 is working in partnership with SOLVE, Girl Scouts of Oregon and South West Washington, Waldport City Council, Yachats City Council, Newport City Council and Lincoln City City Council. Making a stand against single use styrofoam on the Oregon Coast.
Stop Plastic Pollution
Venue: Global Initiative
Description of Work: A report by science journal, Nature, determined that currently, roughly 14 million tons of plastic make their way into the oceans every year, harming wildlife habitats and the animals that live in them.
Prevent Biodiversity Loss
Venue: World Wide movement
Description of Work: A recent analysis has found that the sixth mass extinction of wildlife on Earth is accelerating. More than 500 species of land animals are on the brink of extinction and are likely to be lost within 20 years;