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Gov. Brown Approves CA Alternative Currencies Act

Gov. Brown Approves CA Alternative Currencies Act

On June 28th, California took a significant step toward further legitimizing the creation and circulation of community currencies and other innovative means of exchange. Signed into law by Gov. Brown, the California Alternative Currencies Act (AB 129) repeals the outdated and vague Section 107 of the California Corporations Code, thus... Continue Reading

SELC Co-Founder Named 2014 Ashoka Fellow

SELC Co-Founder Named 2014 Ashoka Fellow

The Sustainable Economies Law Center is proud to announce that our co-founder and Executive Director, Janelle Orsi, has just been named a 2014 Ashoka Fellow! Ashoka Fellows are leading social entrepreneurs who are recognized for their innovative solutions to social problems, and their potential to change patterns across society. According... Continue Reading

Worker Coop Academy: Now Accepting Applications

Worker Coop Academy: Now Accepting Applications

The Blueprint Collaborative is excited to announce that applications for the Worker Coop Academy are now being accepted! The Blueprint Collaborative - the Green Collar Communities Clinic of the East Bay Community Law Center, Project Equity, and the Sustainable Economies Law Center - are working together to create a cooperative start up... Continue Reading

What's beyond the sharing economy? The Beatles Economy!

What's beyond the sharing economy? The Beatles Economy!

So there we were, on the brink of changing the world, and we still hadn't found a name for what we were doing! The sharing economy? The community resilience movement? The cooperative economy? The new economy?   Well, at the Sustainable Economies Law Center, our extensive and intensive research has... Continue Reading

Join Us in Creating More Just and Resilient Economies

Join Us in Creating More Just and Resilient Economies

Happy Spring, SELC supporters! We’ve been busy preparing the soil of a new legal landscape that supports community resilience. Will you help us sow seeds of resilience this spring? It's SELC's Spring Membership Campaign! Help us legalize sharing and grow the movement for more just and resilient economies - join... Continue Reading