Legal Cafe Dates and Locations

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Please find all the dates and locations of the Law Center's Resilient Communities Legal Cafes and Teach-ins below. You can also view all of our events, including workshops, trainings, Happy Hours, and more on SELC's events page by clicking here. We look forward to seeing you at a future Law Center event where we provide not only resources but create the community relationships that will build the new economy!

  • Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 11:30 AM · 14 rsvps
    Online Legal Cafe

    Online Legal Cafe

    The Sustainable Economies Law Center provides direct legal support to individuals and groups who are working to create new solutions for resilient local economies. The Resilient Communities Legal Cafe is a donation-based first-come first-serve legal advice clinic, providing a collaborative space for community building and connecting.

    Note: Keep an eye out for an automated response e-mail when you RSVP. The e-mail will have instructions on how to attend our Legal Cafe remotely and an intake form that we need you to fill out.

    Got any questions? E-mail tia@theselc.org!

  • Tuesday, February 04, 2020 at 05:00 PM · 8 rsvps
    Alchemy Collective Cafe in Berkeley, CA

    Legal Cafe at Alchemy Collective Cafe

    The Resilient Communities Legal Cafe is a first-come, first-serve, donation-based legal advice clinic, providina collaborative space for community building and connecting offered by the Sustainable Economies Law Center. We provide direct legal support to individuals and groups who are working to create new solutions for resilient local economies. 

    Everyone is welcome to attend this cafe.

    Alchemy Collective Cafe is a majority Black-owned worker cooperative cafe and has hosted our Legal Cafes for free every month for years!

    Instructions:

    1. To reserve a 30 minute one-on-one consultation slot with one of our attorneys, please RSVP below;

    2. After RSVPing, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with a link to our intake form;

    3. Please fill out the intake form!

    4. Registration closes 40 minutes before the end time listed.

     

     

     

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 05:00 PM · 4 rsvps
    Law Center in Oakland, CA

    Feb Legal Cafe at Law Center

    The Resilient Communities Legal Cafe is a first-come, first-serve, donation-based legal advice clinic, providina collaborative space for community building and connecting offered by the Sustainable Economies Law Center. We provide direct legal support to individuals and groups who are working to create new solutions for resilient local economies. 

    Everyone is welcome to attend this cafe.

    Instructions:

    1. To reserve a 30 minute one-on-one consultation slot with one of our attorneys, please RSVP below;

    2. After RSVPing, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with a link to our intake form;

    3. Please fill out the intake form!

    4. Registration closes 40 minutes before the end time listed.

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 05:15 PM · 4 rsvps

    Teach-In: How AB 5 Might Affect Worker Cooperatives, Nonprofits, & Small Businesses

    How AB 5 Might Affect Worker Cooperatives, Nonprofits, & Small Businesses

    Do you hold an HR Role in a worker cooperative? Are you starting or converting to a cooperative and wondering what employment policies you should have for your workers? Join us for this free Legal Cafe Teach-In on how new employment laws under AB 5 might affect your business.

    We'll also have volunteer lawyers ready to give you advice about your worker coop, small business, nonprofit, social enterprise, or housing cooperative. If you want to attend the teach-in and receive legal advice, please RSVP below and then RSVP here for a 30 minute slot with a lawyer. 

    ABOUT THE PRESENTERS

    Hasmik Geghamyan is a community lawyer committed to social and economic justice. Hasmik believes that a cross-functional model of activism, policy, organizing, and law can be effectively used to bring about transformative social and economic change. Hasmik practices in the areas of civil rights, nonprofit law, and democratically-led social enterprises that include worker-owned cooperatives, small businesses. Her law office's active vision is to be part of a long-term, thriving community rooted in resilience and empowerment.

    Christina Oatfield is an attorney specializing in legal issues affecting small businesses, cooperatives, and nonprofits. She obtained her license to practice law through an uncommon path: by studying under the guidance of practicing attorneys through the California Office Study Program, which is an apprenticeship and independent study alternative to law school. Before staring her own law practice in 2018, she worked at the Sustainable Economies Law Center for eight years leading legislative advocacy campaigns.

    RSVP here!

  • Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:30 AM · 1 rsvp
    Online Legal Cafe

    Online Legal Cafe

    The Sustainable Economies Law Center provides direct legal support to individuals and groups who are working to create new solutions for resilient local economies. The Resilient Communities Legal Cafe is a donation-based first-come first-serve legal advice clinic, providing a collaborative space for community building and connecting.

    Note: Keep an eye out for an automated response e-mail when you RSVP. The e-mail will have instructions on how to attend our Legal Cafe remotely and an intake form that we need you to fill out.

    Got any questions? E-mail tia@theselc.org!

  • Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 11:30 AM
    Online Legal Cafe

    Online Legal Cafe

    The Sustainable Economies Law Center provides direct legal support to individuals and groups who are working to create new solutions for resilient local economies. The Resilient Communities Legal Cafe is a donation-based first-come first-serve legal advice clinic, providing a collaborative space for community building and connecting.

    Note: Keep an eye out for an automated response e-mail when you RSVP. The e-mail will have instructions on how to attend our Legal Cafe remotely and an intake form that we need you to fill out.

    Got any questions? E-mail tia@theselc.org!

  • Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 05:00 PM · 1 rsvp
    Alchemy Collective Cafe in Berkeley, CA

    Legal Cafe at Alchemy Collective Cafe

    The Resilient Communities Legal Cafe is a first-come, first-serve, donation-based legal advice clinic, providina collaborative space for community building and connecting offered by the Sustainable Economies Law Center. We provide direct legal support to individuals and groups who are working to create new solutions for resilient local economies. 

    Everyone is welcome to attend this cafe.

    Alchemy Collective Cafe is a majority Black-owned worker cooperative cafe and has hosted our Legal Cafes for free every month for years!

    Instructions:

    1. To reserve a 30 minute one-on-one consultation slot with one of our attorneys, please RSVP below;

    2. After RSVPing, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with a link to our intake form;

    3. Please fill out the intake form!

    4. Registration closes 40 minutes before the end time listed.

     

     

     

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