Crime, Legal Related

COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL LEGAL DEFENSE FUND

Spearheading a community rights movement to establish rights for people and nature over the systems that control them.

aka CELDF   |   Mercersburg, PA   |  www.celdf.org

Mission

Our mission is to build sustainable communities by assisting people to assert their right to local self-government and the rights of nature.

Ruling year info

1995

Interim Executive Director

Stacey Schmader

Main address

PO Box 360

Mercersburg, PA 17236 USA

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EIN

25-1760934

Cause area (NTEE code) info

Public Interest Law/Litigation (I83)

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Our programs

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Democratic and Environmental Rights

CELDF has a number of democratic and environmental rights programs. We partner with communities to protect themselves against the immediate threat they face and to advance systemic change by recognizing the right of local community self-government and the rights of nature. Programs include Project on Shale Gas Drilling and Fracking, Rights of Nature, and our Project on Corporations, Democracy, and Sustainability.

Population(s) Served
General/Unspecified

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Financials

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Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Keywords

Community Rights, Rights of Nature, democratic rights, environmental rights, corporate rights