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Santa Clara says YES to Creating a City for Worker Coops to Thrive

Santa Clara says YES to Creating a City for Worker Coops to Thrive

“Santa Clara is the City of What’s Possible--Let’s Make Coops Possible!” - Councilmember Debi Davis  On Tuesday night, over fifty coop members and supporters from all over the Bay Area gathered for a learning session requested by the Santa Clara City Council who later unanimously voted to support the development... Continue Reading

Takeaways from Chordata Capital’s webinar: “Investing with a Reparations Lens” 

Takeaways from Chordata Capital’s webinar: “Investing with a Reparations Lens” 

By Sophia Leswing, Law Center Summer 2019 Intern What does it mean to invest with a reparations lens? As a UC Berkeley undergraduate student minoring in Public Policy and passionate about racial justice, I frequently peruse the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society website for the latest research on... Continue Reading

Retirement Investments That Nurture Communities

Retirement Investments That Nurture Communities

How can we apply our retirement savings to nurture the communities and planet where we plan to retire?  We are thrilled to announce the launch of TheNextEgg.org, a community of people learning to self-direct their retirement savings into investments that repair injustices, sequester carbon, nurture local enterprises, and create a... Continue Reading

People & Planet Over Programs & Profit

People & Planet Over Programs & Profit

Part of our blog series where our Summer Interns introduce themselves to our communities. By Tracy Bindel, Law Center Summer 2019 Law Clerk My name is Tracy Bindel and I grew up in a large family in rural New Mexico. I'm currently a night school student at Suffolk University Law School in... Continue Reading

Guest Post: How I Launched the First Legal Cafe in Ohio!

Guest Post: How I Launched the First Legal Cafe in Ohio!

By Jacqueline Radebaugh, Staff Attorney with ABLE Law and Law Center Legal Fellow Most of you may already know about Sustainable Economies Law Center's Resilient Communities Legal Cafe program, the Law Center's innovative drop-in legal services clinic that happens 3x a month throughout the Bay Area. What happens when you take the... Continue Reading

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