d@w-Los Angeles: December Monthly Meeting


This is an independent event hosted by a d@w-Group. Please direct all questions to the contact listed below. 

d@w-Los Angeles will host a discussion to try and answer, among others, the following questions:
"What is the Law and how it relates to Justice and Power? How can it be used to create organizations such as coops and what legal tools are available?"

Suggested readings for the group discussion:

  1. A short text by V. I. Lenin: "Marxism and Reformism
  2. An article by Christine Sypnowich: "Law and Ideology"
A couple of supplementary materials to enrich the discussion:
  1. This video: Richard D. Wolff: Is the Solution Reform or Revolution?
  2. An extract from the Multi-Stakeholder Cooperatives Manual. 
Here is a detailed agenda of the meeting:

2:45pm - 3:00pm - Welcomes.

3:00pm - 4:20pm - Group discussion.

4:20pm - 4:30pm - Break

4:30pm - 5:45pm - Guest speaker: Brett Heeger.
Brett is an attorney with a passion for community economic development and neighborhood level work. His law firm, Gartenberg Gelfand Hayton LLP, is a boutique corporate and securities firm serving clients in California and around the world. Brett is an enthusiastic supporter of cooperatives, and has substantial experience helping clients find the best legal structure, build partnerships, and structure financing opportunities to achieve optimal growth. Brett graduated from Harvard Law School in 2014 and lives in LA with his partner and their awesome dog.

5:45pm - 6:00pm - Good-byes. 
December 16, 2017 at 2:45pm - 6pm
Unitarian Universalist Church
1260 18th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404
United States
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