In the News

Deputy Director – Housing

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 |

EBCLC’s Housing Practice consists of a team that includes a Housing Practice Director, two Housing Practice Deputy Directors, 9 Staff Attorneys, 1 Social Worker, 3 Program Coordinators, and 1 Housing Project Manager. Together, our team represents low-income tenants in eviction lawsuits, advocates for tenants encountering a broad range of housing-related legal problems, and contributes to the creation of more just and humane housing policies for Alameda County tenants, while simultaneously supervising and training law students.

EBCLC is seeking a Housing Practice Deputy Director who will help lead this incredible team.  The Housing Practice’s two Deputy Directors work closely with the Housing Practice Director to supervise and support all housing team members, assist in grant management and fundraising efforts, ensure progress toward program goals and objections, while also maintaining a reduced caseload and supervising law students.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EBCLC PREVENTS PANDEMIC FORECLOSURES WITH AB 2463

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | ,

On Monday, September 28, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 2463 (Wicks), effectively stopping the unjust practice of forcing the sale of family homes over small, unsecured debts. East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) celebrates the passage of this long-overdue legislation, which will prevent a statewide foreclosure crisis by expanding consumer protections for all Californians.

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Our Stories

Meet EBCLC’s New Leadership

Thursday, October 29, 2020 |

From Board members who bring extensive lived and professional expertise to support staff who are helping us all stay connected during our switch to remote services, these new additions to our team will play a key role in our community’s recovery. I hope you will join me in welcoming these new justice champions. Each one of them helps us meet this critical moment.

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Policy Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EBCLC PREVENTS PANDEMIC FORECLOSURES WITH AB 2463

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | ,

On Monday, September 28, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 2463 (Wicks), effectively stopping the unjust practice of forcing the sale of family homes over small, unsecured debts. East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) celebrates the passage of this long-overdue legislation, which will prevent a statewide foreclosure crisis by expanding consumer protections for all Californians.

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Working at EBCLC

Staff Attorney & Clinical Supervisor – Housing Practice

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 |

The Housing Practice Staff Attorney/Clinical Supervisor represents low-income tenants in eviction lawsuits, advocates for tenants encountering a broad range of housing-related legal problems, and contributes to the creation of more just and humane housing policies for Alameda County tenants, while simultaneously supervising and training law students. This position requires an excellent advocate with strong writing and organizational skills who has the ability to work well in a fast-paced, high-volume litigation setting, has experience providing direct legal services to low-income people, and is committed to mentoring the next generation of legal advocates.

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Staff Attorney – Immigration Practice (Temp)

Thursday, September 10, 2020 |

The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) is seeking an experienced Staff Attorney on a temporary (12 months) full-time basis to represent clients with a wide variety of immigration matters. The ideal candidate is an excellent advocate with strong writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills who works well in a fast-paced collaborative environment, has experience providing immigration services to low-income people, and is committed to furthering the mission for racial justice.

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Job Announcement: Director of Development & Communications 

Friday, August 28, 2020 |

Who We Are:  The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) is one of the Bay Area’s largest and most effective systems disrupters. We are committed to providing impactful, holistic legal services, policy work, and litigation strategies across five program areas: Housing, Economic Security & Opportunity, Immigration, Health & Welfare, and Education Defense & Justice for […]

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