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Twenty-one brave youth lead a groundbreaking lawsuit against the U.S. government over their constitutional rights to a healthy climate.
Twenty-one brave youth lead a groundbreaking lawsuit against the U.S. government over their constitutional rights to a healthy climate.
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    JOIN THE MOVEMENT

    We want everyone to be able to participate in the making of YOUTH v GOV and join these incredible youth. For a minimum donation of $5, you'll receive our enduring gratitude as well as e-mails with exclusive updates about this story!

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    A U.S. CONSTITUTION IN EVERY POCKET

    Everyone who joins us and contributes $25 or more will receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team. We want everyone involved to embrace their constitutional rights to a healthy climate system. Plus, you'll receive our enduring gratitude as well as e-mails with exclusive updates about this story!

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    MUSIC BY PLAINTIFFS AJI AND XIUHTEZCATL

    Receive two digital music downloads recorded by YOUTH v GOV plaintiffs. Aji wrote these protest songs when he was 14 for use in his live activism. And Xiuhtezcatl has been making environmental hip hop since he was 12.

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    • Download Music Singles by Plaintiffs Aji and Xiuhtezcatl
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    PLAINTIFF XIUHTEZCATL'S NEW ALBUM

    Receive a digital copy of the upcoming album, Break Free, from YOUTH v GOV plaintiff and environmental hip hop artist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez.
    Check out his music at: http://www.xiuhtezcatl.com/music

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    • Download Xiuhtezcatl's New Album
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    YOUTH V GOV FILM HAT OR BEANIE

    Your choice of a special edition trucker hat, corps hat, or beanie with the YOUTH V GOV FILM logo. Show your solidarity with these youth and this movement.

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    • YOUTH v GOV FILM Trucker Hat, Corps Hat, or Beanie (Your Choice)
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    YOUTH v GOV FILM 12OZ MiiR Camp Cup

    Receive a special edition YOUTH V GOV FILM MiiR 12oz insulated VI Camp Cup. MiiR is a B-Corporation and gives "3% of revenue to organizations with sustainable methods of empowerment."

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    • YOUTH v GOV FILM MiiR 12oz Camp Cup
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    SEND THE FILM TO YOUR REPRESENTATIVE

    For a $75 contribution, we'll send a DVD copy of the completed film to one of your U.S. Senators or your representative in Congress (your pick!), including a letter asking them to support the national climate recovery plan the plaintiffs seek.

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    • DVD of YOUTH v GOV Sent To Your U.S. Senator or Representative
    • ACLU Pocket Constitution
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    SIGNED BOOK BY PLAINTIFF XIUHTEZCATL

    Receive a signed copy of YOUTH v GOV plaintiff Xiuhtezcatl Martinez's book "We Rise: The Earth Guardians Guide to Building a Movement that Restores the Planet." You can read an excerpt here: https://www.xiuhtezcatl.com/my-story

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    • Signed Copy of Xiuhtezcatl's Book
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    YOUTH V GOV FILM HOODIE

    Receive a special edition cozy zip-up hoodie with the YOUTH V GOV FILM logo. Show your solidarity with these youth and this movement and stay warm at the same time!

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    • YOUTH v GOV FILM Zip-Up Hoodie
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    YOUTH V GOV FILM COFFEE TABLE BOOK

    Receive a special edition YOUTH v GOV FILM coffee table book containing writings and artwork from the YOUTH v GOV plaintiffs as well as photos from the movement and production.

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    • YOUTH v GOV FILM Coffee Table Book
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    YOUTH V GOV FILM SUPPORTER PACKAGE

    Receive a package of some of our favorite YOUTH v GOV FILM rewards:

    --A special edition YOUTH v GOV FILM coffee table book containing writings and artwork from the YOUTH v GOV plaintiffs as well as photos from the movement and production. (June 2019)

    --Receive a special edition YOUTH V GOV FILM MiiR 12oz insulated VI Camp Cup. (April 2019)

    --Your choice of a special edition trucker hat, corps hat, or beanie with the YOUTH V GOV FILM logo. (Mar 2019)

    We'll ALSO send a DVD copy of the completed film to one of your U.S. Senators or your Representative in Congress. (Dec 2019)

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

    Includes:
    • YOUTH v GOV FILM Coffee Table Book
    • YOUTH v GOV FILM MiiR 12oz Camp Cup
    • YOUTH v GOV FILM Trucker Hat, Corps Hat, or Beanie (Your Choice)
    • DVD of YOUTH v GOV Sent To Your U.S. Senator or Representative
    • ACLU Pocket Constitution
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    HOST A PRIVATE SCREENING + BOOK

    Host a private screening of the film with your friends or colleagues ahead of the national release. Includes a discussion & action toolkit.

    Plus, you'll receive the special edition YOUTH v GOV FILM coffee table book containing writings and artwork from the YOUTH v GOV plaintiffs as well as photos from the movement and production (June 2019); a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    • Host a Private Screening of the Finished Film
    • YOUTH v GOV FILM Coffee Table Book
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    VIDEO CALL W/ THE DIRECTOR & A PLAINTIFF

    Join Director Christi Cooper and one of the YOUTH v GOV plaintiffs for a 30-minute one-on-one video call during the trial for a production update. (Most likely to occur in November/December 2018.)

    Plus, you'll receive the special edition YOUTH v GOV FILM coffee table book containing writings and artwork from the YOUTH v GOV plaintiffs as well as photos from the movement and production (June 2019); a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    • 30-min Video Call with the Director and a Plaintiff
    • YOUTH v GOV FILM Coffee Table Book
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    HAND-THROWN CERAMIC BY PLAINTIFF JAIME

    For this generous donation, you will receive a one-of-a-kind hand-thrown ceramic created by YOUTH v GOV plaintiff Jaime specially for our YOUTH v GOV FILM Kickstarter. You can check out her work @jaimbertceramics on Instagram. LIMITED AVAILABILITY!

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    • Hand-thrown Ceramic by Jaime
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    A PAINTING OR SKETCH BY PLAINTIFF AVERY

    For this generous donation, you will receive a framed one-of-a-kind sketch or painting created by YOUTH v GOV plaintiff Avery specially for our YOUTH v GOV FILM Kickstarter. LIMITED AVAILABILITY!

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    • Framed Sketch or Painting by Avery
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    A SUNFLOWER PAINTING BY PLAINTIFF SOPHIE

    For this generous donation, you will receive a framed one-of-a-kind sunflower painting created by YOUTH v GOV plaintiff Sophie specially for our YOUTH v GOV FILM Kickstarter. LIMITED AVAILABILITY!

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    MIXED-MEDIUM ARTWORK BY PLAINTIFF SAHARA

    For this generous donation, you will receive a framed one-of-a-kind mixed-medium work of art created by YOUTH v GOV plaintiff Sahara specially for our YOUTH v GOV FILM Kickstarter. LIMITED AVAILABILITY!

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team; e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    LUNCH WITH THE FILM CREW

    Join our director and film team for an hour lunch in Eugene, Oregon during the trial. Most likely to occur in November/December 2018. *Lunch provided, but travel not included.

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    FARM-TO-TABLE DINNER W/ PLAINTIFF JACOB

    You and a guest will enjoy a one-of-a-kind afternoon and evening on plaintiff Jacob's biodynamic, sustainable, and organic farm nestled on 600-acres in the scenic hills of Roseburg, Oregon. This experience includes a 4-course meal of farm-grown food, a tour through their biodynamic farm, and the opportunity to spend time with Jacob learning about their system of farming with over 400 fruit and nut trees, heritage farm animal breeds, sustainable timber operation, and tropical greenhouse. *We are offering 5 of these rewards for a total of 10 guests for this exclusive farm-to-table dinner and farm visit. Exact date to be determined for May or June 2019. Travel to the farm not included.*

    Plus, you'll receive a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    JOIN THE CREW ON PRODUCTION

    Join our director and film crew for a half-day of production in Eugene, Oregon during the trial. Most likely to occur in November/December 2018. *Travel not included.

    Plus, you'll receive the special edition YOUTH v GOV FILM coffee table book containing writings and artwork from the YOUTH v GOV plaintiffs as well as photos from the movement and production (June 2019); a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

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    • Join Us for Half-day of Production
    • YOUTH v GOV FILM Coffee Table Book
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    PRIVATE EVENT W/ DIRECTOR AND PLAINTIFF

    Host your own event for a private screening of the film anywhere in the U.S. before the release. Director Christi Cooper and a plaintiff will join you at the event! They'll introduce the film, follow with a Q&A, and stay to meet you and your guests! Great for an organization, fundraiser or private function.

    Plus, you'll receive the special edition YOUTH v GOV FILM coffee table book containing writings and artwork from the YOUTH v GOV plaintiffs as well as photos from the movement and production (June 2019); a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, published by the ACLU and personalized by our YOUTH v GOV team (Feb 2019); e-mails with exclusive updates about this story; and our enduring gratitude.

    Includes:
    • Private Film Event with the Director and a Plaintiff
    • YOUTH v GOV FILM Coffee Table Book
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