California Lawyers for the Arts empowers the creative community by providing:
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CLA's Educational Program offers workshops, seminars and special events throughout the state on a variety of legal and business topics that affect the creative community.
Workshop topics include:
ARTS ARBITRATION & MEDIATION SERVICES
CLA's Arts Arbitration and Mediation Services (AAMS) has been providing alternative dispute resolution services for the creative arts community since 1980.
Need help resolving a dispute?
Call (510) 990-6030 or apply online AAMS Assistance Form
CLA BY THE NUMBERS
July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021
In our 46th Fiscal Year
532 persons were members of CLA
12,592 persons followed CLA on 5 social media platforms
424 clients received legal assistance from the Lawyer Referral & Information Services
1,710 persons attended 37 educational programs
2,822 individuals and organizations participated in Alternative Dispute Resolution Services and 995 cases were resolved
36 persons received mediation training
760 youth were trained as peer mediators in 9 schools
43 deserving teens were placed in arts internships and apprenticeships and attended 13 job readiness workshops
23 persons residing in 2 state prisons participated in Art in Corrections classes in 1 State
420 persons attended 5 events coordinated with CLA's Speakers Bureau
CLA's website averaged 11,157 page views per month
People from 157 countries visited CLA's website
With your support, CLA continues to provide critically needed legal, conflict resolution and educational programs for artists and arts organizations throughout California, while vigorously advocating for the intrinsic value of the arts.
CLA is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization and your donation is tax deductible as a charitable contribution to the fullest extend of the law.
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.