As Sarah Bauer navigated her undergraduate career at UC Berkeley and then followed her passion to Berkeley Law, she noticed an unfortunate, common issue plaguing her peers – food insecurity, or a lack of access to healthy food.
This month, Ramon Becerra-Alcantar returned to his alma mater to bring free legal services to undocumented students on the campus that helped launch his career as an advocate.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Governor Newsom Signs Bill Preventing Homelessness, Protecting Low-Income Debtors
Low-Income Californians Get Protection From Debt Collectors Trying to Clean Out Their Bank Account.
It was a bittersweet summer for all of us here at EBCLC as we welcomed 46 summer interns into our offices, while also recognizing the passage of a full year since the loss of our beloved student Brian Lewinstein. Brian was a friend to everyone during the 2018 summer he spent interning with EBCLC’s Youth […]
Kaye Hudson, EBCLC Social Work Program alum, received her Masters in Social Work in May 2019. In past lives, Kaye Hudson , MSW, has competed in darts on the national stage, owned her own hobby shop, and operated a daycare center. But it’s at EBCLC that she launched the career in which she was […]
Daniel Faessler (back row, center) with colleagues and students at May 9, 2019 EBCLC Graduation Ceremony PC: RSVP Event Photography Between providing robust client services and training the next generation of public interest advocates, supervising attorneys at the East Bay Community Law Center have a lot on their plates. As Daniel Faessler has demonstrated, though, […]
Each summer, EBCLC sends a new class of over 150 principled, compassionate attorneys into the world. We hope you will join us in celebrating all of our students, and in congratulating our very own Nirali Beri, Hannah Flanery, and Cindy Pan on the highly distinguished honors they received in May!
As the Deputy Director of EBCLC’s Immigration Program, Mindy Phillips spends plenty of time filing applications, supervising law students, and appearing in Immigration Court. On any given Tuesday, though, you’ll find her somewhere in Oakland, surrounded by tongue depressors and toothbrushes. Through EBCLC’s School-Based Immigration Project, Mindy has connected with hundreds of undocumented students and […]
Last summer, advocates across California came together to launch Debt Free Justice California (DFJC). Facilitated by EBCLC and the ACLU of Southern California, DFJC is driving criminal justice reform to end the criminalization of poverty. Today, we’re so proud to share our brand-new video A Tale of Two Tickets , based on the research and […]