Community Education – Tenants’ Rights and Food Stamps

The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened many problems throughout our community and created a litany of new ones. It is important to show our most vulnerable brothers and sisters that they need not face these challenges alone.

Each year, the UC Davis School of Law organizes a day of service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. With a reputation for public service and racial justice, the King Hall community is eager to help during this time of unprecedented crisis. On January 18th, students will work alongside LSNC to offer webinars & clinics through Zoom. The schedule consists of two LSNC-led webinars focusing on government benefits that provide vital aid to the Davis and Sacramento communities. Each webinar will be followed by a clinic led by students. These clinics will be conducted through Zoom break-out rooms so that individual questions may receive tailored answers. The Zoom links for each webinar & clinic are provided below. All times listed are in Pacific time.

The first webinar will begin at 10 a.m. and will provide instruction on how to apply for CalFresh. The second webinar will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will focus on eviction and tenant’s rights. The webinars are scheduled to last an hour and the student clinics will begin shortly after each webinar ends.


Happening January 18, 2021

Happening January 18, 2021

CalFresh (Food Stamps) during the COVID-19 Emergency

10:00am Webinar

(clinic to follow immediately after)

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://zoom.us/j/97271660688?pwd=M3dnTDl4YTlxT0MxK2hIckZEQlRWdz09
Passcode: 477360
Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +16699006833,,97271660688# or +12532158782,,97271660688#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099
Webinar ID: 972 7166 0688

11:00am Clinic

[Audio and/or Video]
1) Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://ucdavislaw.zoom.us/j/96669765614

2) Android and iPhone one-tap :
US: +16699006833,,96669765614# or +12532158782,,96669765614#

[Audio only]
3) Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 301 715 8592
Meeting ID: 966 6976 5614
International numbers available: https://ucdavislaw.zoom.us/u/acvqmeWrSQ


Tenant Rights in Evictions during the COVID-19 Emergency

5:30pm Webinar

(clinic to follow immediately after)

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://zoom.us/j/93367481038?pwd=NVV1YnN0NHRTaURHTE9zRHNEQk1LUT09
Passcode: 756552
Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +16699006833,,93367481038# or +12532158782,,93367481038#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799
Webinar ID: 933 6748 1038

6:30pm Clinic

[Audio and/or Video]
1) Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://ucdavislaw.zoom.us/j/95330020970
2) Android and iPhone one-tap :
US: +16699006833,,95330020970# or +12532158782,,95330020970#
[Audio only]
3) Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 301 715 8592
Meeting ID: 953 3002 0970
International numbers available: https://ucdavislaw.zoom.us/u/ausfdK4qm


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Transportation, Air Quality and Climate Change meeting August 6th

Join ECOS this Thursday evening via Zoom for 2 presentations:

Click here for the meeting agenda.

Link to join the TAQCC Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85805612058
To phone in: 669 900 6833, Meeting ID: 858 0561 2058

ECOS’s Transportation, Air Quality & Climate Change (TAQCC) Committee meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month on Zoom, barring any schedule changes. Visit our community calendar to check for any changes.

Click here to learn more about this committee.

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No More Broken Promises

By Bill Motmans and Tamika L’Ecluse
June 10, 2020
Sacramento News and Review

“…city leaders have proposed federal stimulus funds for economic development projects, including UC Davis’s Aggie Square (a major real estate development aimed at attracting biotech companies), and bolstering the local tourism industry. Neither of these proposed investments will address the immediate and enormous suffering of families, the elderly and children living in neighborhoods such as Fruitridge, Del Paso, North Sacramento, Oak Park and Meadowview. Quite the opposite, investment in Aggie Square commercial projects without a community benefits agreement that includes a large prior investment in new affordable housing and existing neighborhood businesses, will, over time, increase demand for existing housing and commercial space and further destabilize and displace residents and small businesses.

A new coalition of several organizations working in vulnerable neighborhoods, called Sacramento Investment Without Displacement, was created to ensure that public financial investment builds up Sacramento neighborhoods, rather than destabilize them. Our coalition calls on local elected officials to fulfill their commitments to voters. No more broken promises. Now more than ever, with COVID-19 disproportionately hurting communities of color and disadvantaged neighborhoods, public investment must directly and immediately provide relief to our city’s most vulnerable residents.”

Click here to read the article in full.

Click here to learn more about the work being done by Sacramento Investment Without Displacement, of which ECOS is a part.

Photo by Retha Ferguson from Pexels

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