Tag Archives: business legal clinic

New Food Business Start-Up Program Helps Launch Women and Minority-Owned Businesses

  Commonwealth Kitchen and the Economic Justice Project of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights have teamed up to launch a new Food Biz 101 class.  The ten-week series is taught by a dynamic range of industry experts, including pro bono attorneys from Goodwin, to guide aspiring entrepreneurs through the complex challenges associated with successfully

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Economic Justice Project Guest Blog: 7 Steps to Start Marketing Your New Business

7 Steps to Start Marketing Your New Business So you just started a business or are very close to launching one. Great! There are SO many details and tasks to handle when you’re a new business owner. One of them is getting the word out about your new business. How can you do this without

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Priya Lane Appointed New Director of the Belin Economic Justice Project, featured in Bay State Banner

  Priya A. Lane Appointed Director of LCCR’s Economic Justice Project The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice (LCCR) announced the appointment of Priya A. Lane as its Director of the Belin Economic Justice Project. She will oversee the organization’s work providing free business legal support to small minority-owned businesses across Massachusetts. The Belin Economic Justice Project (EJP)

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EJP Celebrates the 5th Season of the Create Your Own Job Seminar

Last Tuesday, April 14, the Lawyers’ Committee’s Economic Justice Project finished the 5th season of the Create Your Own Job Seminar. This semester we partnered with Roxbury Community College for the first time, as well as our longtime partner, Latham & Watkins. This 7-week Seminar is targeted to entrepreneurs who are looking to create their

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Legal Clinic with East Boston Neighborhood Business Institute

The Economic Justice Project was excited to partner with WilmerHale and the East Boston Neighborhood Business Institute on Wednesday, March 25 for a business legal clinic. A business legal clinic is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to speak one-on-one with an attorney about their discrete, business legal issues. There were 7 entrepreneurs receiving assistance on a range

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