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. If you need advice about starting a worker-owned cooperative, converting an existing business into a cooperative, organizing a housing cooperative, founding a nonprofit or other social enterprise, please RSVP below!

We especially encourage Black, Indigenous, people of color, and low-income communities to RSVP. We focus on cooperatives, participatory or democratic nonprofits, land trusts, and mutual aid groups.

Note: Keep an eye out for an automated response e-mail when you RSVP. The e-mail will contain the following information:

  • your appointment slot;
  • instructions on how to attend our Legal Cafe remotely (zoom link); and
  • an intake form that we need you to fill out.

Format: You and/or your group will be paired with a lawyer for 30-45 minutes to get answers to questions about entity formation, contracts, governance, and more! 

Got any questions? E-mail [email protected]!



August 11, 2020 at 6:05pm - 7:35pm PDT
Online via Zoom
Oakland, CA
United States
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