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Building Grassroots-Led and Community Owned Energy Projects

Building Grassroots-Led and Community Owned Energy Projects

Clean energy should be affordable and owned by everyone. Energy is such a basic and important necessity that everyone should affordably access, own, and control it. By now, you have probably seen the alarming headlines warning that we only have 12 years left to turn climate change around. That's not a lot... Continue Reading

10 Reasons for Lawyers to Draw Pictures

10 Reasons for Lawyers to Draw Pictures

What's the point if your clients can't understand your advice? As you probably know by now, our Executive Director Janelle Orsi, loves drawing cartoons. For our Fellows Week, Janelle drew this to inspire lawyers to be better communicators.  Continue Reading

Filipino American History Month at the Law Center!

Filipino American History Month at the Law Center!

October is Filipino American History Month, Cooperative Month, and Domestic Violence Awareness Month! This is Tia here, writing my first blog post for the Law Center! And you know I'm writing about Filipino American History Month for my Fil/Am fam. So here goes.  Did you know that the Philippines has a... Continue Reading

Another world is not only possible, she is on her way.

Another world is not only possible, she is on her way.

Reflections on the 2018 Worker Cooperative National Conference By Ricardo Samir Nuñez, Director of Economic Democracy      This September we hit a milestone: the ten year anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis that crippled the global economy. Institutions of international capital crumbled while the housing market collapsed. We had... Continue Reading

Berkeley Adopts New Urban Agriculture Ordinance

Berkeley Adopts New Urban Agriculture Ordinance

As the popularity of urban agriculture and community gardens rises around the US, the need to acknowledge, define, and allow them in city ordinances has become apparent. Many other cities in California have passed very permissible urban agriculture ordinances within the last decade, however, people are often surprised to learn... Continue Reading

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