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Our Favorite Reads of 2020

Our Favorite Reads of 2020

How to remain calm as we move into a new year, deeper into The Great Turning?  A favorite grounding practice at the Law Center is reading! Below is a list of a few of our favorite books from 2020. These books inspired us, fed our spirits, and even made us... Continue Reading

2020 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

Check out our Annual Report to read about our 2020 highlights, including the launch of our Radical Real Estate Law School, the publication of our Mutual Aid Legal Toolkit, the successful SB 1079 campaign to prioritize communities over corporate landlords, and the legal support we provided to reparations-based land rematriation projects... Continue Reading

South City Focuses on Equity

South City Focuses on Equity

By: Austin Walsh, The Daily Journal Excerpt: The meeting also featured a presentation from Ricardo Nuñez from the Sustainable Economies Law Center, who laid out a variety of alternative programs which could broaden access to home ownership and financial independence. Read full article here. (Originally published October 9, 2020.) Continue Reading

Teachgiving Recap

Teachgiving Recap

[If you missed Teachgiving, you can find the recordings here: Day One, Day Two, and Day Three] In anticipation of the holiday season - inaugurated every year by a a festivity of abundance that simultaneously shrouds an incredibly violent legacy of genocide and dispossession - the Law Center took the... Continue Reading

Giving Thanks and Teachgiving

Giving Thanks and Teachgiving

By Christine Hernandez, Radical Real Estate Law School Apprentice I am a wife, mother of four, grandmother, and gardener. I live in a 7 unit house very recently purchased by Bay Area Community Land Trust. We were successfully able to purchase our home after 5 years of squatting and a... Continue Reading

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