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The Book That Started a Movement

The Green Amendent: The People’s Fight For A Clean, Safe & Healthy Environment, written by Green Amendments For the Generations Founder Maya van Rossum, lays out an inspiring new agenda for environmental advocacy, one that will finally empower people, level the playing field, and provide real hope for communities everywhere. The Green Amendment 1st edition was selected as a Living Now Evergreen Awards GOLD Winner in the Nature Conservation category. The book also received an honorable mention Foreword Indies Book of the Year awards in the category ecology and environment. The book is now in its second edition with new stories, inspiration and guidance on how to become a leader in the Green Amendment movement.

Amending the Oregon Constitution

What does the process of Amending the Oregon Constitution look like? Learn more here.

An Emmy Nominated Show

Here’s The Story, an Emmy nominated show that premiered in 2011 and is produced by acclaimed journalist Steve Rogers, is now featuring a two part show featuring the Green Amendment movement. The show joins Maya as she explores the history of the Green Amendment movement and meets with environmental, political and legal leaders key to the movements past, present and future. Among those interviewed is NJ Governor Phil Murphy, PA Senator Franklin Kury who originally conceived of the idea for PA, and the chief justice who wrote the iconic opinion that helped launch the movement.

You can watch the show, see Facebook live chats with some of the key players, and see the full interviews that were conducted as part of the show here: Here’s the Story: The Green Amendment.

Help Us Secure Green Amendment Protections in Oregon & Nationwide

Your donation today will help us do the work, provide the expertise, inspire supporters and take on the challengers so that every person and community in Oregon and nationwide can have a true RIGHT, that is enforceable, to a clean, safe & healthy environment.

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Factsheets and Materials

Understanding and Implementing a Green Amendment in Oregon

Webinars & Video Content

Resources for Teachers/Educators

For the Generations Image Gallery