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Kicking off 2020 with a fireside chat with the Law Center!

Kicking off 2020  with a fireside chat with the Law Center!

We recently hosted our first-ever livestream, featuring members of our Land and Resources Circle: Chris Tittle (Housing), Neil Thapar (Food & Farm),Cameron Rhudy (Grassroots Finance), and Subin DeVar (Community Renewable Energy)! If you missed our online fireside chat, fear not! We recorded the livestream and you can now go back and... Continue Reading

How to win land justice in a decade

How to win land justice in a decade

By Neil Thapar , Law Center's Food and Farm Director Read time: 6 minutes This is part two of #DemocratizeDecolonizeDecarbonize, a three-part essay series exploring the Law Center’s work on housing, land, and energy. ICYMI, click here to read the first essay, “Social housing is the only way forward.” This is... Continue Reading

Social housing is the only way forward

Social housing is the only way forward

By Chris Tittle, Law Center's Director of Organizational Resilience Read time: 6 minutes  This is part one of #DemocratizeDecolonizeDecarbonize, a three-part essay series exploring the Law Center’s work on housing, land, and energy. It’s time to think big about housing. Twelve million beautiful and green new housing units in the... Continue Reading

Major advances in 2019 toward a more democratic economy

Major advances in 2019 toward a more democratic economy

By Juliana Broad with the Next System Project Excerpt: Recent pro-cooperative policy changes in Berkeley, California have given rise to what could be heralded as a new “Berkeley Model” of cooperative economic development. In February, the city council unanimously adopted a set of recommendations that will support the development of worker... Continue Reading

The East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative’s new way to build housing equity

The East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative’s new way to build housing equity

By Jade Yamazaki Stewart of Oakland Magazine Excerpt: [East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative's] organization uses cooperative ownership models to turn tenants into owners and give them the opportunity to build equity and intergenerational wealth. It’s part of a larger movement to make housing affordable one property at a time. In... Continue Reading

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