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Cooperatives Create PeoplePoweredEconomies

Cooperatives Create PeoplePoweredEconomies

Cooperatives are people powered organizations and SELC has been hard at work building the legal roots for cooperative economies across the country. We've trained legal professionals in New York, Oregon, and DC on cooperative law, worked for the passage of a legal entity for worker coops in California, and started... Continue Reading

Planting Seeds for #PeoplePoweredEconomies

Planting Seeds for #PeoplePoweredEconomies

In the 8 months since we launched the Save Seed Sharing campaign, we've made incredible progress in protecting people's rights to share seeds! Will you support us in continuing to cultivate this work and People Powered Economies?!                          Continue Reading

Cultivating the Roots of People Powered Economies

Cultivating the Roots of People Powered Economies

Growing healthy and sustainable food starts with caring for the soil. We think of SELC’s work as cultivating a healthy soil for more resilient communities to grow. We’re the soil biologists, not the farmers (metaphorically, at least - some of us actually are urban farmers)! So that’s why, as part... Continue Reading

Why We Need People Powered Economies

Why We Need People Powered Economies

A message from our Executive Director, Janelle Orsi: Lately, this big word has been stuck in my head: Three things are happening right NOW that are creating a sense of urgency at the Sustainable Economies Law Center. Sometimes, it's hard to see that they are happening, so we thought some visuals might help...  Continue Reading

14 Trailblazers and a Pizza Party Inside [April Newsletter]

14 Trailblazers and a Pizza Party Inside [April Newsletter]

SELC is pleased to introduce the luminaries, geniuses, and wonderful human beings that make up our Board of Directors and Advisory Board. Sushil Jacob of the Green Collar Communities Clinic and Farzana Serang, Executive Director of the Cooperative Food Empowerment Directive (CoFED) have recently joined our Board of Directors, and... Continue Reading