EBCLC’s Statement on the Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

We will break this law.   Women of color comprise the majority of EBCLC’s executive leadership team. Our staff consists of a majority of women of color. The most significant percentage of clients that we serve are women of color. Last week’s Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is unequivocally an attack on women of color. […]

EBCLC Honors Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

  The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) is honored to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with our clients, staff, and supporters. This month, we asked our EBCLC community members to share about someone who has inspired them to honor their heritage. We hope you take some time to read their thoughtful […]

Black History Month Rising

On the dawn of Black History Month, the East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) is reflecting on our legacy of providing Black-centered legal services. EBCLC has always aimed for Black liberation. This has been evident since our founding in 1988 when a group of Berkeley law students heard Ronald Reagan’s dog whistle and acted to […]

Thank You, Osha Neumann, for 18 Years of Service to East Bay Community Law Center

With immense gratitude, the East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) announces that attorney and homeless rights advocate Osha Neumann is retiring. Neumann has championed the decriminalization of poverty and led the law center’s Homelessness Practice for 18 years. Reflecting on his years of service at EBCLC, Neumann said, “I am proud of the practice that […]

Honoring County Supervisor Wilma Chan

The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) mourns the passing of Supervisor Wilma Chan. Our thoughts and our prayers are with her family, her staff, and all the community members who cherished her leadership.