Tia Taruc-Myers is the Sustainable Economies Law Center’s Director of Legal Education. She mostly represents Indigenous land return groups and radical real estate projects, but sometimes provides legal advice to nonprofits who want to adopt the worker self-directed model. Tia helps organize the Law Center's teach-ins, webinars, legal cafes, MCLE seminars, online resources, and more! Passionate about redistributing power and wealth, Tia spends her time promoting participatory budgeting and community control of everything. 

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Law Center Program Areas
Co-Lead: Resilient Communities Legal Cafe Circle

Co-lead: Radical Real Estate Law School

Member: Housing Circle

Member: Land Stewardship Circle


Law Center Operations

Member: Communications Circle

Lead: Financial Circle

Other Projects
Alipato Project - Board Member
Community Democracy Project - Member

How Our Nonprofit Got a 40 Week Paid Parental Leave Policy
Mutual Aid Legal Toolkit
SB 1079 Legal Toolkit
Legal Toolkit for Commercial Tenants
How We Decided How to Make Decisions

Presentations and Panels
How to Pay Ourselves Equitably
The History of Land Grabs and How to Fight Back
Mutual Aid Models and the Law
Domestic Violence Torts, ACBA
Restorative Justice Round Table, San Quentin State Prison
Legal Remedies for Rape Survivors, SFWAR
Civil Justice, Trina Grillo Public Interest and Social Justice Retreat, USF
Worker Owned Coops in Trump Era (Moderator), Community Democracy Project
Building Non-Carceral Responses to Gender Based Violence - Rebellious Lawyering Conference

Education and Training
UC Berkeley
J.D. 2011
B.A. in Philosophy 2007

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