Legal Cafe Dates & Locations

Legal_Cafe_Logo2.pngPlease 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!

  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 05:00 PM · 30 rsvps
    Alchemy Collective Cafe in Berkeley, CA

    Teach-in: Cooperative Conversions 101

    Come learn why converting businesses to cooperatives benefits sellers, workers, and communities. We'll provide an overview of those benefits, models and examples of businesses converting to cooperatives, and some of the legal steps and considerations owners and employees should know before moving forward.

    Come learn why converting businesses to cooperatives benefits owners, workers, and communities. We'll provide an overview of benefits, models, and stories of businesses converting to cooperatives.

    SOLD OUT! 

    Wow! We didn't know this was going to be so popular! In case you are unable to attend our teach-in on December 11th, don't worry! We'll host this same discussion at an upcoming Legal Cafe in January.

    To make sure you get the email about our January date, please go to our Cooperatives Program subscription page by clicking this link and update your email preferences. Make sure to check the box next to "Conversions."

    We're excited to have Mariposa Gardening & Design Cooperative come and talk about their experience converting to a worker cooperative with their founder and worker-owners! We'll also share some of the legal steps and business considerations owners and employees should know before moving forward. Space is limited so please RSVP below!

    About the Speakers

    Andrea HurdMariposa Gardening & Design CooperativeMariposa Gardening & Design Cooperative Founder Andrea Hurd: Andrea is founder and worker-owner at Mariposa Gardening & Design. Andrea converted her company to a worker cooperative, has over 20 years experience in organic food production and organic ornamental gardening and a lifetime commitment to increasing and sustaining bird and butterfly habitat as well as sustainable living practices and ecological stewardship.

    Charlotte Tsui is a cooperative rockstar!Cooperatives Attorney Charlotte Tsui: Charlotte provides legal support, coordination, and training for immigrant owned cooperatives, entrepreneurs, legal professionals, and movement organizations focused on immigrant rights.

    Ricardo NuñezDirector of Economic Democracy Ricardo Nuñez: Ricardo co-coordinates the Law Center’s education, research, advocacy, and advice for equitable, democratic enterprises. He has been providing technical support to cooperatives for over nine years and is on the board of US Federation of Worker Cooperatives and the California Center for Cooperative Development.

     


    Teach-ins at the Resilient Communities Legal Cafe

    This teach-in is a part of the Law Center's Resilient Communities Legal CafeSustainable 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 first-come, first-serve, donation-based legal advice clinic, providing a collaborative space for community building and connecting.

    SHOUT OUT! This Legal Cafe is hosted by Alchemy Collective Cafe, a worker-owned cooperative business that serves delicious coffee and pastries! And, they host our Legal Cafes at NO CHARGE to the Law Center! Thanks, Alchemy!!!

    Everyone is welcome to attend this cafe. 

    Interested in legal advice only? Please RSVP here.

  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Alchemy Collective Cafe in Berkeley, CA

    Legal Cafe at Alchemy

     

     

    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 first-come, first-serve, donation-based legal advice clinic, providing a collaborative space for community building and connecting.

    This Legal Cafe is hosted by Alchemy Collective Cafe, a worker-owned cooperative business that serves delicious coffee and pastries! And, they host our Legal Cafes at NO CHARGE to the Law Center! Thanks, Alchemy!!!

    Everyone is welcome to attend this cafe. Please RSVP below. 

    For more information about the Legal Cafe, including the areas of law we specialize in, our upcoming teach-ins, and more, please visit www.theselc.org/cafe.

  • Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 05:00 PM

    Legal Cafe at EBCLC (Adeline)

     

     

    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 first-come, first-serve, donation-based legal advice clinic, providing a collaborative space for community building and connecting.

    This Legal Cafe is hosted by our partners, the Community Economic Justice Clinic at the East Bay Community Law Center. They're pretty awesome.  

    Everyone is welcome to attend this cafe. Please RSVP below. 

    For more information about the Legal Cafe, including the areas of law we specialize in, our upcoming teach-ins, and more, please visit www.theselc.org/cafe.

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