Upcoming SELC Events

Be part of the movement for more just and resilient economies!Find SELC's events below!

We're always cooking up pay-it-forward legal advice, action-oriented workshops, and happy hours with engaging conversations on how to build just and resilient local economies. Don't miss out! Please, share with your friends or network when an event might benefit others!

You can view all SELC events below or in our public google calendar here (you can even sync SELC's google calendar to yours so you never miss out on building the legal roots of resilience)!

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 06:00 PM · 34 rsvps
    Drake's Dealership in Oakland, CA

    Summer Legal Professionals Happy Hour

    Join us for our legal pros happy hour!Come celebrate the building of community resilience with legal professionals, SELC staff, and movement lawyers to cultivate connections at our upcoming happy hour! 

    Sharing economy legal professionals, public interest law students, urban gardeners, social justice advocates, and more will be in attendance! If you're an attorney, legal worker, or law student looking to build your network of resilience minded legal professionals, join us! 

    This is a great place not only to learn about SELC, connect with our staff, and get a better understanding of our work supporting grassroots economic empowerment, but also a place to meet the movers and shakers seeding communities across the Bay toward a more humane economy! 

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    Please join SELC for an informal networking event with drinks, snacks, and stories of cultivating community resilience at Drake's Dealership (just a short walk from 19th St. BART station behind Impact HUB Oakland)!

  • Monday, July 11, 2016 at 05:00 PM
    Impact Hub Oakland in Oakland, CA

    Legal Cafe at Impact Hub Oakland

    11745708_1633615230214272_5461259630391135567_n.jpgThe Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC) provides direct legal support to individuals and groups who are working to create new solutions for resilient local economies.  The Resilient Communities Legal Cafe is a first-come, first-serve, donation-based legal advice clinic, providing a collaborative space for community building and connecting.


    SELC is immensely grateful to Impact HUB Oakland for hosting SELC and the Resilient Communities Legal Cafe. Impact Hub Oakland is equal parts inspiring shared working space, entrepreneurial incubator, and a membership-based community of socially engaged people, co-working and co-learning. Impact HUB Oakland cultivates, supports, and connects purpose-driven people as they pioneer solutions for a sustainable and equitable world.

    For more information about the Legal Cafe, including the areas of law we specialize in, our upcoming teach-ins, and more, please visit www.theselc.org/cafe.

  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 05:00 PM
    Alchemy Collective Cafe in Berkeley, CA

    Alchemy Legal Cafe

    Alchemy_Legal_Cafe_Jill_Allison_-1.jpgThe Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC) provides direct legal support to individuals and groups who are working to create new solutions for resilient local economies.  The Resilient Communities Legal Cafe is a first-come, first-serve, donation-based legal advice clinic, providing a collaborative space for community building and connecting.

    Alchemy! They're amazing.

    SELC is immensely grateful to Alchemy Collective Cafe, a worker-owned business, who host our Legal Cafes at NO CHARGE to SELC!

    For more information about the Legal Cafe, including the areas of law we specialize in, our upcoming teach-ins, and more, please visit www.theselc.org/cafe.

  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 05:00 PM

    Legal Cafe in partnership with Community Economic Justice Clinic

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    The Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC) provides direct legal support to individuals and groups who are working to create new solutions for resilient local economies. 

    ebclc_logo.jpg

    The Resilient Communities Legal Cafe is a first-come, first-serve, donation-based legal advice clinic, providing a collaborative space for community building and connecting.

    This legal cafe is in partnership with the Community Economic Justice Clinic (CEJ) at the East Bay Community Law Center. 

    CEJ is focused on empowering low-income communities of color to build long-term solutions to poverty through the advancement of community-owned cooperative businesses and affordable housing.

    For more information about the Legal Cafe, including the areas of law we specialize in, our upcoming teach-ins, and more, please visit www.theselc.org/cafe.

  • Wednesday, August 03, 2016 at 05:30 PM · 2 rsvps
    Mad Oak in Oakland, CA

    Summer Members & Volunteers Happy Hour

    Some of our amazing past interns!Calling all SELC volunteers, interns, members, and sustainers! Come and let us celebrate your part in building community resilience! Join SELC staff and your fellow SELC community members to cultivate connections at our upcoming happy hour!

    Sharing economy legal professionals, public interest law students, urban gardeners, social justice advocates, and more will be in attendance! If you are a SELC volunteer, intern, member, or sustainer and looking to build your network of resilience minded individuals, join us! 

    This is a great place not only to learn about SELC, connect with our staff, and get a better understanding of our work supporting grassroots economic empowerment, but also a place to meet the movers and shakers seeding communities across the Bay toward a more humane economy! 

    Come to Mad Oak!

    Please join SELC for an informal networking event with drinks, snacks, and stories of cultivating community resilience at Mad Oak (just a short walk from Lake Merritt BART station)!

  • Monday, August 08, 2016 at 05:00 PM
    Impact Hub Oakland in Oakland, CA

    Legal Cafe at Impact Hub Oakland

    11745708_1633615230214272_5461259630391135567_n.jpgThe Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC) provides direct legal support to individuals and groups who are working to create new solutions for resilient local economies.  The Resilient Communities Legal Cafe is a first-come, first-serve, donation-based legal advice clinic, providing a collaborative space for community building and connecting.


    SELC is immensely grateful to Impact HUB Oakland for hosting SELC and the Resilient Communities Legal Cafe. Impact Hub Oakland is equal parts inspiring shared working space, entrepreneurial incubator, and a membership-based community of socially engaged people, co-working and co-learning. Impact HUB Oakland cultivates, supports, and connects purpose-driven people as they pioneer solutions for a sustainable and equitable world.

    For more information about the Legal Cafe, including the areas of law we specialize in, our upcoming teach-ins, and more, please visit www.theselc.org/cafe.

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 05:00 PM
    Alchemy Collective Cafe in Berkeley, CA

    Alchemy Legal Cafe

    Alchemy_Legal_Cafe_Jill_Allison_-1.jpgThe Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC) provides direct legal support to individuals and groups who are working to create new solutions for resilient local economies.  The Resilient Communities Legal Cafe is a first-come, first-serve, donation-based legal advice clinic, providing a collaborative space for community building and connecting.

    Alchemy! They're amazing.

    SELC is immensely grateful to Alchemy Collective Cafe, a worker-owned business, who host our Legal Cafes at NO CHARGE to SELC!

    For more information about the Legal Cafe, including the areas of law we specialize in, our upcoming teach-ins, and more, please visit www.theselc.org/cafe.

  • Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 05:00 PM

    Legal Cafe in partnership with Community Economic Justice Clinic

    Legal_Cafe_Yassi_Thea_Discussion.JPG

    The Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC) provides direct legal support to individuals and groups who are working to create new solutions for resilient local economies. 

    ebclc_logo.jpg

    The Resilient Communities Legal Cafe is a first-come, first-serve, donation-based legal advice clinic, providing a collaborative space for community building and connecting.

    CEJ is focused on empowering low-income communities of color to build long-term solutions to poverty through the advancement of community-owned cooperative businesses and affordable housing.This legal cafe is in partnership with the Community Economic Justice Clinic (CEJ) at the East Bay Community Law Center. 

    For more information about the Legal Cafe, including the areas of law we specialize in, our upcoming teach-ins, and more, please visit www.theselc.org/cafe.

  • Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 05:30 PM · 1 rsvp
    Comal in Berkeley, CA

    End o' Summer Happy Hour

    Join us for an evening of casual libations!Friends, comrades, and collaborators! Come celebrate the building of community resilience with SELC staff and cultivate connections at our friends and fans happy hour! 

    Solidarity economy legal professionals, public interest law students, urban gardeners, social justice advocates, and more will be in attendance! If you're a friend, fan, volunteer, member, or an attorney looking to build your network of resilience minded legal professionals, join us!

    This is a great place not only to learn about SELC, connect with our staff, and get a better understanding of our work supporting grassroots economic empowerment, but also a place to meet the movers and shakers seeding communities across the Bay toward a more humane economy!

    Join us for an evening of casual libations! Please join SELC for an informal networking event with drinks, snacks, and stories of cultivating community resilience at Comal (just a short walk from Downtown Berkeley BART station)!

  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 05:00 PM
    Alchemy Collective Cafe in Berkeley, CA

    Alchemy Legal Cafe

    Alchemy_Legal_Cafe_Jill_Allison_-1.jpgThe Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC) provides direct legal support to individuals and groups who are working to create new solutions for resilient local economies.  The Resilient Communities Legal Cafe is a first-come, first-serve, donation-based legal advice clinic, providing a collaborative space for community building and connecting.

    Alchemy! They're amazing.

    SELC is immensely grateful to Alchemy Collective Cafe, a worker-owned business, who host our Legal Cafes at NO CHARGE to SELC!

    For more information about the Legal Cafe, including the areas of law we specialize in, our upcoming teach-ins, and more, please visit www.theselc.org/cafe.