Our annual bi-national symposium, INTERSECTIONS: Art and Law at the Border, will take place virtually in May 2021. The series of 4 weekly panel conversations will feature artists, scholars and attorneys and will highlight the unique issues affecting artists working at the San Diego/Tijuana border.
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CLA BY THE NUMBERS
July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020
In our 45th Fiscal Year
855 persons were members of CLA
11,383 persons followed CLA on 5 social media platforms
365 clients received legal assistance from the Lawyer Referral & Information Services
2,523 persons attended 63 educational programs
2,795 individuals and organizations participated in Alternative Dispute Resolution Services and 1,039 cases were resolved
16 persons received mediation training
596 youth were trained as peer mediators in 13 schools
36 deserving teens were placed in arts internships and apprenticeships and attended 8 job readiness workshops
45 persons participated in Art in Corrections trainings in 2 states
CLA's website averaged 10,293 page views per month
People from 131 countries visited CLA's website
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CLA's Life After AB5 Toolkit describes the legal background of the AB5 law and various options that employers and the artists they work with can consider going forward. The newest edition incorporates the latest state legislative amendments.