Meet Alex Han

In These Times is growing: We’re excited to announce that labor organizer and activist Alex Han has joined us as the new Executive Director.

Mari Margil is the director of the International Center for the Rights of Nature, a project of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, a public interest law firm that has assisted dozens of U.S. municipalities, as well as non-governmental organizations in different countries, to develop laws that recognize rights of nature.Ryan Dickinson is a law student at Temple University Beasley School of Law and a Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund summer 2019 legal intern.  
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