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Here's a few articles that are inspiring our work and the research we need to reinvent economic systems.

We'd like YOU to contribute to this monthly feature. We'll share some of what we're reading and finding interesting but if you read (or write) an article you'd like to share on Next Legal please send the link to me!

Oakland Grassroots Groups Unite to Purchase 23rd Avenue Building
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Tell us a little about yourself and the educational or career path you took to get to where you are now?

I love the work I do! I went into law school knowing that I wanted to do social justice work, but wasn't sure exactly what that would be. After a series of internships, I knew what I *didn't* want to do (namely, litigation). I took a community economic development (CED) clinic in my final year and found my passion in working with communities and groups. 

After law school, I started in the Community Development Project of the Urban Justice Center, where I...

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The Arizmendi Association of Cooperatives, started its first bakery over 20 years ago, and how has five locations in the Bay Area. All are worker owned. Photo credit:

 

Here's a few articles that are inspiring our work and the research we need to reinvent economic systems.

We'd like YOU to contribute to this monthly feature. We'll share some of what we're reading and finding interesting but if you read (or write) an article you'd...

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1. Tell us a little about yourself and the educational or career path you took to get to where you are now?

 About 10 years ago I realized that communities need smart attorneys to handle transactional (i.e. non-court-based) legal work and advise them about complex legal concepts – not only entity formation and governance, but also Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, for instance, which are the most complicated section of the federal tax code.  This realization happened when I was a student in a community economic development law clinic.  We were advising a group about...

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Veterans, water protectors and the independent media facing riot police. Photo by Rob Wilson.

One of the things that fuels our hearts and minds over here at The Sustainable Economies Law Center is reading the writing of others about the work and the research we need to reinvent economic systems.

As a new monthly feature we'll share some of what we're reading and finding interesting. If you read (or write) an article you'd like to share on Next Legal please send the link to me!

Thanks to Chris Tittle for this month's links!

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