Paralegals share lessons learned on holding community legal trainings

Originally published at: Paralegals share lessons learned on holding community legal trainings
Paralegals with Namati and the Centre for Policy Research’s joint environmental justice program (who are called ‘enviro-legal coordinators’ or ELCs for short) have now conducted close to 75 community trainings on India’s Coastal Regulation Zone Notification in Uttara Kannada district. Last month, one of the program’s senior managers, Meenakshi Kapoor, held calls with senior ELCs Vinod Patgar and Maruti Gouda, and senior program manager Dr. Mahabaleshwar R. Hegde to ask them what their team has learned in facilitating these community trainings. We realized that although their experiences are, in some ways, specific to environmental justice in Uttara Kannada, the lessons…

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