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The Practical Guide to Starting a Legal Cafe is Now Available

The Practical Guide to Starting a Legal Cafe is Now Available

By Sustainable Economies Law Center Staff Attorney, Cameron Rhudy It’s Here, it’s Here, it’s Finally Here! Our Guide to Starting a Legal Cafe Over the years we have received many inquiries from attorneys who want to start legal clinics  in their community that resemble our Resilient Communities Legal Cafe. In... Continue Reading

What Do Singing Fish, Financial Regulations, and Maps Have In Common?

What Do Singing Fish, Financial Regulations, and Maps Have In Common?

By Sustainable Economies Law Center Executive Director, Janelle Orsi So often, it comes back to money. Questions of finance are tethered to nearly every issue we work on at the Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC). Efforts to build sustainable systems for food, housing, energy, water, and jobs rely on a... Continue Reading

Governor Brown Signs Seed Exchange Democracy Act

Governor Brown Signs Seed Exchange Democracy Act

New Law Supports Food Security and Resilience by Promoting Seed Sharing Sacramento, California – September 12 – On Friday, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the Seed Exchange Democracy Act, an amendment to the California Seed Law promoting food security, urban agriculture, and climate resilience by removing regulatory barriers to... Continue Reading

Universal Basic Income: A solution to wealth inequality?

Universal Basic Income: A solution to wealth inequality?

By Sustainable Economies Law Center High School Summer Intern, Ciara Smith In today’s society the idea of distributing a universal basic income can seem like a utopian ideal. In most cases it isn’t taken seriously because people are scared of change or fear such an idea would not work effectively.... Continue Reading

Statement of Support for #Vision4BlackLives

Statement of Support for #Vision4BlackLives

Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC) endorses the Movement for Black Lives and their historic policy platform “A Vision for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom & Justice.” This platform reflects the vision, courage, and collective will of more than 50 organizations and thousands of Black people struggling to... Continue Reading

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