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The Future of Homemade Food is at Risk

The Future of Homemade Food is at Risk

By Christina Oatfield, Policy Director // Have you noticed how many tech start-ups are interested in food these days? We have. There are now dozens of apps you can use to order food to be delivered to your door -- either by a human being or sometimes even by a... Continue Reading

California Could Allow People To Sell Meals Made In Their Home Kitchen

California Could Allow People To Sell Meals Made In Their Home Kitchen

By Julia Watts for CBS SF Bay Area Excerpt: Christina Oatfield, of the Sustainable Economies Law Center, says she’s all for giving home cooks more opportunities to use their skills. “There are so many people who have an interest in selling homemade food,” Oatfield said. But she wants those who do the actual... Continue Reading

Permanently Affordable Housing: Challenges and Potential Paths Forward

Permanently Affordable Housing: Challenges and Potential Paths Forward

By Julie Gilgoff, Legal Fellow // While billion dollar development companies eat up affordable housing units throughout the Bay Area, dedicated teams of organizers, nonprofit service providers, community development corporations, and others fight a relentless battle along side and on behalf of those at threat of displacement. Some are seeking... Continue Reading

A Bird's-Eye View of 2017

A Bird's-Eye View of 2017

2017 was a rough year, but communities continued to come together and build people-powered economies. We want to share the work we did this year at the Sustainable Economies Law Center, and give you a few reasons to stay radically hopeful! Below is our 2017 Annual Report highlighting the progress we've made toward a more democratic... Continue Reading

Launching the Nonprofit Democracy Network

Launching the Nonprofit Democracy Network

By Simon Mont, Organizational Design Fellow // How can nonprofits and movement workers committed to social transformation embody the change we want to see and become more effective, accountable, and equitable as we do it? In late September 2017, thirty-eight people from eighteen different organizations based in ten different states... Continue Reading

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