Blog

10 Reasons for Lawyers to Draw Pictures

10 Reasons for Lawyers to Draw Pictures

What's the point if your clients can't understand your advice? As you probably know by now, our Executive Director Janelle Orsi, loves drawing cartoons. For our Fellows Week, Janelle drew this to inspire lawyers to be better communicators.  Continue Reading

Filipino American History Month at the Law Center!

Filipino American History Month at the Law Center!

October is Filipino American History Month, Cooperative Month, and Domestic Violence Awareness Month! This is Tia here, writing my first blog post for the Law Center! And you know I'm writing about Filipino American History Month for my Fil/Am fam. So here goes.  Did you know that the Philippines has a... Continue Reading

Another world is not only possible, she is on her way.

Another world is not only possible, she is on her way.

Reflections on the 2018 Worker Cooperative National Conference By Ricardo Samir Nuñez, Director of Economic Democracy      This September we hit a milestone: the ten year anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis that crippled the global economy. Institutions of international capital crumbled while the housing market collapsed. We had... Continue Reading

Berkeley Adopts New Urban Agriculture Ordinance

Berkeley Adopts New Urban Agriculture Ordinance

As the popularity of urban agriculture and community gardens rises around the US, the need to acknowledge, define, and allow them in city ordinances has become apparent. Many other cities in California have passed very permissible urban agriculture ordinances within the last decade, however, people are often surprised to learn... Continue Reading

Senate Passes Homemade Food Bill on Big Tech's Terms

Senate Passes Homemade Food Bill on Big Tech's Terms

Own Our Food Coalition Stands for Community Ownership and Control of the Food System, Warns of Imminent Uberization of Food OAKLAND, CA (August 29, 2018)  Yesterday the California Senate passed AB 626, a bill designed to uberize California’s homemade food sector. The bill has been backed by gig economy tech... Continue Reading

Thanks to our Partners and Collaborators: