Javan Briggs

Javan Briggs is an experienced community organizer who became involved in rights-based work while leading a Pennsylvania community in leveraging their Community Bill of Rights to successfully resist the threat of a natural gas pipeline. A native Californian, she recently joined the Movement Rights team to continue this work back home.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
We Have the Right to Have That Basic Thing—it’s Water
Water—it’s a big topic for small town talk all around central California. Madera , some 30 miles west of the state’s geographic center, is a hot and arid farming community in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley . At a run-down neighborhood convenience store situated at the corner of two dusty farm...
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