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April 2014
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  Civil Rights Milestones
  Community Workshops
  Legal Services for Entrepreneurs
  Pro Bono Attorney Trainings
  Second Chance Legal Clinic
  Special Events

Apr 1st, 2014 (Tue)
  This month in Civil Rights History

The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) is founded in 1960 at Shaw University

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area founded in 1968

Apr 2nd, 2014 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Free and Low Cost Resources (for business owners)

Representatives from SBA, the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, the San Francisco Public Library Small Business Center,  SF SCORE Chapter 10, the Small Business Development Center, San Francisco Department of the Environment and a Women’s Business Center representative will discuss the resources available to help you start or grow a small business.


Free and Low Cost Resources

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Small Business Administration

455 Market Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105



Apr 2nd, 2014 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  Business Law Basics at the Small Business Administration

LSE partners with the SBA to put on this Business Law Basics workshop at the SBA, 455 Market Street, 6th Floor. Current and prospective business owners will get an overview of important legal issues faced by small businesses ranging from choosing the right legal entity, to intellectual property law, to employment law and commercial leases. This event is open to the public but an RSVP is required. To attend: www.sbatraining.eventbrite.com

Apr 4th, 2014 (Fri)
  Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968
Apr 9th, 2014 (Wed)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  Legal Office Hours

At Legal Office Hours, small business owners and entrepreneurs make appointments through Urban Solutions to receive the following legal services:

 Appointment with a lawyer from Hanson Bridgett LLP about your business legal issue.

 Appointment with a representative from Legal Services for Entrepreneurs for referrals to other resources for your business legal issue.  Legal Services for Entrepreneurs staff will meet one-on-one with entrepreneurs to talk about their business' next steps and the resources available.





To sign up: 

- Call Urban Solutions (Amelia) at (415) 553-4433 ext.104

- Email amelia@urbansolutionsSF.org


Apr 10th, 2014 (Thu)
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  Legal Services for Entrepreneurs Clinic at Oakland Business Assistance Center

Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to consult with a business law attorney one-on-one with questions about entity formation, contract review, and other topics as announced.  Appointments will be 30 minutes each.

This clinic will be located at: 
Oakland Business Assistance Center, 
270 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612

To REGISTER, click here. Registration is required and you will be contacted to confirm your appointment. 

Questions? Contact Legal Services for Entrepreneurs (415) 543-9444 x 217 or LSE@lccr.com

Apr 16th, 2014 (Wed)
  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. writes “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” in 1962
Apr 19th, 2014 (Sat)
  “Black Power” coined by Stokely Carmichael in 1966
Apr 20th, 2014 (Sun)
  Supreme Court of the United States upheld the use of busing to achieve racial desegregation in schools in 1971
Apr 23rd, 2014 (Wed)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Legal Services for Entrepreneurs Legal Cafe: Fund Your Business and Exit Successfully

Renaissance Marin Entrepreneurship Center
1115 Third Street, San Rafael, CA 94901


LCCR’s Steve Uffelman will lead a Legal Café for microentrepreneurs entitled, Fund Your Business and Exit Successfully, an introduction to the world of small business investment from an entrepreneur's point of view. The workshop will cover questions, such as:

·         What kinds of investors might invest in my company? 
·         What do investors expect in return for their investment? 
·         What happens when I want to retire and/or sell the business? 

RSVP at: http://rencentermarin.org/events3/

Apr 24th, 2014 (Thu)
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  LSE Workshop: Contracts and Leasing

Lease Negotiations – Understand Your Commercial Lease

A real estate attorney explains key terms and clauses in commercial lease agreements that protect small business tenants’ rights.  You will learn strategies and techniques for negotiations with property owners and landlords in order to advocate for a favorable lease for your business.  Learn important contract components; get tips on drafting a contract, and gain the tools to successfully negotiate contracts for your business.

CCSF Mission Campus
1125 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

This workshop is free and open to small businesses and entrepreneurs.  Please RSVP to: LSE@LCCR.com



Apr 24th, 2014 (Thu)
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  SLE Discurso: Contratos de Arrendamiento

Entender Su Contrato de Arrendamiento Comercial 

Un abogado de bienes raíces explica los términos y cláusulas clave en contratos de arendamiento comercial que protegen los derechos de los inquilinos con pequeñas empresas. Usted aprenderá las estrategias para las negociaciones con los propietarios con el fin de abogar por un contrato de arrendamiento favorable para su negocio. Aprenda componentes importantes del contrato, obtener consejos sobre la redacción de un contrato, y obtener las herramientas necesarias para negociar con éxito los contratos para su negocio.

CCSF Mission Campus
1125 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

Este discurso es gratuito y les invita a emprendedores.  Por favor registro por email: LSE@LCCR.com

Apr 29th, 2014 (Tue)
  First riot ensues in Los Angeles after the Rodney King police brutality verdict in 1992
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