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Can nonprofits be the change they want to see?

Can nonprofits be the change they want to see?

In a world that desperately needs change, what if we could unleash the full changemaking potential of nonprofit organizations everywhere? It’s time to explore the power of worker self-directed nonprofits (WSDNs) to cultivate more diverse leaders, accountable organizations, and equitable workplaces that represent the same values of justice and democracy... Continue Reading

The results are in!

The results are in!

We did it! Our People-Powered Economies campaign raised over $30k in 30 days through the incredible generosity and commitment of almost 300 supporters! We also received a full $6,000 match from the Fund 4 Democratic Communities: $100 for all 60 of our new recurring monthly donors. Thanks so much to... Continue Reading

Interning at a Worker Self-Directed Nonprofit

Interning at a Worker Self-Directed Nonprofit

SELC's Fall and Spring Legal Intern, Simon Mont, reflects on his experience researching - and participating in - a worker self-directed nonprofit. I didn’t know much about SELC’s governance structure when I began interning. All I knew is that I had been offered the position by the founder of the... Continue Reading

2016 Solidarity Fund Recipients

2016 Solidarity Fund Recipients

Cooperative economies aren't created in a vacuum, nor do they take root without the participation of broader community involvement. Every year during the month of May, we ask our friends, families, and allies to become monthly contributing members of the Sustainable Economies Law Center and support the cultivation of the... Continue Reading

Calling all fans of local seed in California!

The California Seed Exchange Democracy Act will be up for a vote in the State Senate Agriculture Committee on June 21. We need your help to pass this bill to legalize seed sharing! Continue Reading