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Afrikatown Tour and Land Liberation Strategy Session

Afrikatown Tour and Land Liberation Strategy Session

By Van Dell and Chris Tittle, Sustainable Economies Law Center staff On a warm spring day at the end of April, Sustainable Economies Law Center and Qilombo/Afrikatown hosted an Afrikatown District Tour and Land Liberation Strategy Session as part of an ongoing effort to build solidarity and develop cooperative responses... Continue Reading

3 Steps to Building Just Transition Now with a Permanent Community Energy Cooperative

3 Steps to Building Just Transition Now with a Permanent Community Energy Cooperative

By Subin Varghese, Community Renewable Energy Director Step 1. Start now. Don’t wait. That's rule #1 for living in a world where we're already feeling the impacts of climate change; millions of lives and livelihoods are at risk -- or stand to benefit from solutions -- in this and future... Continue Reading

New Volunteer: Camille Stough

New Volunteer: Camille Stough

The Sustainable Economies Law Center is pleased to welcome a new volunteer, Camille Stough, who will be working with us part time for the next six months, focusing on our Community Compost Law & Policy Project and on developing resources to support our Legal Cafe clients. Continue Reading

Taking Back Our Soil: Our Project on Compost Law & Policy

Taking Back Our Soil: Our Project on Compost Law & Policy

A little-known fact about Sustainable Economies Law Center: We have a project focused on Community Compost Law & Policy. Like many of our projects, it developed in direct response to a need that surfaced repeatedly for our clients and collaborators. Making soil is a legally complex matter, and community-based compost... Continue Reading

New Homemade Food Legislation - 2017

On Tuesday, a bill was introduced in the California legislature to expand the types of homemade foods allowed to be sold in California, especially hot meals. The bill, AB 626, was introduced by Assemblymembers Eduardo Garcia and Joaquin Arambula, however, the bill is still in “spot bill” form, meaning that... Continue Reading

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