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          Audio Report: Clinic Project Provides Hope to Salinas Valley Farmworkers

          2Ls Paris Hayes and Caleb Lee are pioneering advocacy for clean drinking water as part of the social enterprise and economic empowerment clinic.
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          Salinas Valley strawberry pickers. Image courtesy of California Magazine.

          At UC Hastings, the Social Enterprise & Economic Empowerment Clinic gives students on the ground experience as outside counsel for social enterprises, nonprofit organizations and small businesses on corporate and transactional matters.

          Under the direction of Professor Alina Ball, students are able to advise their clients in ways that can make a real difference and advance economic and social justice. This year, 2L students Paris Hayes and Caleb Lee are working on a project to help farmworkers in the Salinas Valley access safe water. Check out our special audio report:

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