Providing legal assistance to community-based efforts to transform local economies and expand community control of land.
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Our attorneys are recognized national experts in the areas of community benefits agreements, community workforce agreements and other measures that make economic development more accountable to community needs.
We are building a national network of attorneys with expertise in the community benefits field, giving individual attorneys the ability to share strategies, advise each other, work collaboratively, and build on each others’ victories in communities across the country. The CBLC assists local attorneys doing community benefits work and helps lawyers work together on the many legal aspects of community benefits campaigns.