11/20/14 - Legal Eats: A Legal Workshop to Support Food Enterprises, San Francisco, Nov 22nd, 10 am - 12:30 pm

The Sustainable Economies Law Center is holding a workshop for current or future owners of Bay Area food businesses. Do you want to expand your business but don't know how? Want to make sure your business is operating legally?

Topics will include:

11/3/14 - PolicyLink and the USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) launch National Equity Atlas

This week, PolicyLink, in partnership with the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) at the University of Southern California, launched the National Equity Atlas, a resource to track, measure, and make the case for inclusive growth in America’s regions, states, and nationwide.

10/30/14 - Youth Uprising FREE Halloweeen event TODAY: Oct. 30th, 4-6:30 pm in Oakland, CA

Join Youth UpRising for their annual Halloween event at their headquarters, 8711 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, TODAY, Thursday, Oct. 30th, from 4 to 6:30 pm. 

The FREE event is open to all ages and will feature a costume competition and candy give-away for kids, as well as the 'Halloween in the Hood' musical performed by the YU Theater Team and other dynamic performers. 

10/28/14 - "Ground Operations" free film screening + guest speaker Kelly Carlisle of Acta Non Verba, in Alameda Nov. 10th, 6-8 pm

Alameda Free Library presents a free screening of the film "Ground Operations", with guest speaker Kelly Carlisle of Acta Non Verba (a partner in our Growing Equity from the Ground Up project), Monday, Nov. 10th from 6-8 pm at the Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak Street, Alameda, CA.

10/20/14 - Five Facts Everyone Should Know About Poverty: a white paper by The California Budget Project

From Five Facts Everyone Should Know About Poverty by the California Budget Project:

Poverty is not an inevitable feature of our society. By expanding and improving how our nation supports low-income families and individuals, public polices – from Social Security to food assistance to tax credits for working families – have played a key role in reducing poverty in the last half-century. These policies continue to be powerful tools for lessening economic hardship today.