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Worker Cooperative Advocates Complete 1-Year “Policy Brigade” Immersion Training with the Law Center

Worker Cooperative Advocates Complete 1-Year “Policy Brigade” Immersion Training with the Law Center

This past December, worker owners from across the Bay Area gathered together to celebrate a year of transformative policymaking together through the Sustainable Economies Law Center’s Worker Cooperative Policy Brigade project. Continue Reading

People Powered East Bay - The Law Center Incubated Cooperatives Launch in Oakland!

People Powered East Bay - The Law Center Incubated Cooperatives Launch in Oakland!

Guests showing support for the two new cooperatives that launched at the People Powered East Bay event on December 5, 2018. December was an exciting month for the Sustainable Economies Law Center, as we brought together over 300 community members to celebrate the launch of two cooperatives. More than two... Continue Reading

Leadership in Social Change: Janelle Orsi

Leadership in Social Change: Janelle Orsi

By Vanessa Wakeman with The Wakeman Legacy In 2010, The American Bar Association named Janelle Orsi a Legal Rebel, for being an attorney who is remaking the legal profession through the power of innovation...In this episode, Janelle shares examples of how her organization’s leadership practices create opportunities for every level... Continue Reading

In Oakland, a radical approach to housing shortage

In Oakland, a radical approach to housing shortage

By Erin Baldassari for the Mercury News Excerpt: Noni Session, a third-generation Oakland resident, returned after five years to the city where she was raised only to find it growing increasingly unrecognizable. Continue Reading

Things worth celebrating from 2018

Things worth celebrating from 2018

As we reflect on the year that was and begin to prepare ourselves for the year ahead, we think it’s worth celebrating our collective accomplishments. From launching new movement cooperatives to training the next generation of immigrant entrepreneurs and community lawyers, here are a few things we’re celebrating as we... Continue Reading

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