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A Message to Our Students

Monday, August 14, 2023 | ,

Welcome, we are excited for you to join us this semester!  Like all of us here at the East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC), we imagine you read the 2023 U.S. Supreme Court decisions with concern. In particular, the Court’s ruling in Students for Fair Admissions v. Presidents and Fellows of Harvard College has far-reaching […]

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In the Wake of Oakland Lifting its Eviction Moratorium, the East Bay Community Law Center is Prepared to Meet an Anticipated “Eviction Tsunami”

Thursday, July 13, 2023 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  For more than three years, the East Bay Community Law Center has partnered with our clients and peers to uphold the longest, strongest COVID-19-era eviction moratorium in the country. This critical public policy has kept people healthy, housed, and safe during one of the deadliest periods in U.S. history. On Saturday, July […]

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EBCLC Celebrates Juneteenth with Block Party and Open House

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 |

The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) is proud to host a Juneteenth Block Party and Open House on Thursday, June 15, 2023, from 11:00am-4:00pm. In partnership with Berkeley Juneteenth Festival’s JUNETEENTH WEEK, EBCLC will provide free in person legal services and community workshops.  “The Juneteenth holiday honors Black liberation and resilience. As an organization […]

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“We Are Not Political Bargaining Chips” The East Bay Community Law Center’s Statement in Support of DACA Recipients

Thursday, October 13, 2022 | ,

Last week, the Fifth Circuit Court upheld a lower court’s ruling that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was illegal. This decision blocks new applications for DACA and puts the lives of almost 650,000 DACA recipients and the millions of people connected to them at risk. This includes our client, a UC Berkeley […]

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