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What is a maker?

Submitted by martha on October 20, 2015 – 4:51pm Today the delightful Joy Garnett said something I want to remember: “Maker is a word used by those who used to be referred to as craftsman. Where “craft” or “craftsy” has a trivial connotation, supposedly, “maker” elevates the perception of it as “an art form” but […]

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Happy Birthday Ruling

Submitted by martha on October 9, 2015 – 12:55pm Happy Birthday is in the public domain. Court rules against Warner Chapell Music. Full text of the decision: http://documents.latimes.com/happy-birthday-ruling/  

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Nice Words from Cookbook Authors

Submitted by martha on August 19, 2015 – 9:24am Hi Steve, Dana here, I spoke with you a couple of months ago at the Artists Legal Outreach clinic, where you offered legal advice for a cookbook contract with Random House. I just wanted to let you know that we signed the contract last month, announced […]

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Non Profit Charities Legal Outreach Announcemeny Flyer

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Submitted by Volunteer on February 10, 2015 – 1:28pm

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NPCLO Announces Innovative Legal Self-Assessment Tool

Submitted by Volunteer on January 30, 2015 – 3:47pm Non Profit Charities Legal Outreach (NPCLO) has introduced a new legal self-assessment tool, accessible online at http://lawfornonprofits.ca, for the non-profit sector and has launched a series of workshops addressing the areas of law dealt within the self-assessment. The tool is designed to help identify legal flashpoints, […]

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ALO/Music BC Pro Bono Legal Clinic For Musicians

Submitted by Volunteer on December 31, 2014 – 11:05am Are you a musician? Or in a band? Do you need legal advice? Are you seeking information and advice on a specific legal issue to do with the music industry? Artists’ Legal Outreach and Music BC are teaming up to help answer your questions. They will […]

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New Workshop Series

Submitted by Volunteer on November 25, 2014 – 10:20am Non Profit Charities Legal Outreach: Legal Pitfalls Series A workshop series for non profits Vancouver, British Columbia – November 25, 2014 Beginning in early December, 2014, the Non Profit Charities Legal Outreach (NPCLO) is launching its innovative workshop series for non profits. The Legal Pitfalls Workshop […]

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Atra Taylor: The Future of Creativity October 16, 2014

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Submitted by martha on October 10, 2014 – 9:11am Books on the Radio + Artists Legal Outreach are presenting an evening with Astra Taylor (author of The People’s Platform, Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age) on Thursday October 16th at Robson Square Theatre, 630PM. This book speaks to the creation of sustainable […]

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PLEI for Non-Profits Social Innovation Project

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Submitted by martha on April 24, 2014 – 2:22pm   Call for Participants: Innovative Legal Self-Assessment Diagnostic Tool to be piloted in Spring 2014 The non-profit sector in BC consists of more than 29,000 non-profits generating $11 billion dollars in revenue annually. The sector employs people who provide services and programs that touch virtually every […]

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Creativity in the Digital Age

Submitted by martha on March 19, 2014 – 8:49am I am really happy to be giving a TYEE Master Class on April 5th.    

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