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Our Favorite Reads of 2021

Our Favorite Reads of 2021

We love to read here at the Law Center! So we’re back with another end of year round up of all our favorite books we read in 2021. Our tastes range from memoir to speculative fiction to historical – but all books that push us to stretch our sense of... Continue Reading

U.S. diversity push for lawyers, agents to tackle housing crisis

U.S. diversity push for lawyers, agents to tackle housing crisis

By: Carey L. Biron, Thomson Reuters Foundation News Excerpt: Over the next five years, Hernandez and her family went through a period of unstable housing, including nearly three years squatting. Then, last year, the landlord of the multi-unit house they were living in tried to push tenants out. As Hernandez researched... Continue Reading

Lessons Guiding Legal Support for the Mutual Aid Movement

Lessons Guiding Legal Support for the Mutual Aid Movement

At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, people instantly recognized that government aid and charity would be insufficient to support their communities. Within weeks, communities all over the country began organizing, at a scale unseen since the Great Depression, to build mutual aid networks. Many of these groups adopt an... Continue Reading

Farewell tribute: Charlotte Tsui and Yassi Eskandari-Qajar

Farewell tribute: Charlotte Tsui and Yassi Eskandari-Qajar

Our colleagues Charlotte and Yassi will be moving on to their next adventures in 2022. Both of them have shaped our organization in countless ways, guiding us with their unique leadership styles and innovative ways of approaching the work. Here are a few ways we appreciate them. Continue Reading

Lessons Learned from "How to Rematriate the Land" Webinar

Lessons Learned from

Over 100 people attended the webinar we hosted with Sogorea Te’ Land Trust on practical considerations for how to rematriate Lisjan Ohlone land to Sogorea Te’ Land Trust. See the full webinar here and the slides here! Inés Ixierda of Sogorea Te’ Land Trust opened with an overview of Sogorea Te’... Continue Reading

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