Community Law Center is pleased to offer the following publications for purchase.

Legal Tools for Urban Agriculture in Baltimore City (1st edition, 2015)

Legal Tools for Urban Agricultin Baltimore City 2015 coverAs urban agriculture continues to grow in Baltimore City, it is important that groups intending to start urban agriculture projects are familiar with the legal tools available to them. This manual is designed to educate individuals that either currently operate or intend to create an urban agriculture project in Baltimore City. Topics covered include choosing an organizational structure for the project, gaining legal access to land and complying with regulatory restrictions on the land, accessing water for the project, complying with laws regarding keeping animals in the city, distributing produce and farm products, protecting the project from liability, and hiring employees to work on the project.

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Strengthening Baltimore’s Neighborhoods: A Legal Handbook for Community Associations (1st edition, 2015)

Strengthening Baltimore's Neighborhoods coverCommunity Law Center has created a new manual especially for Baltimore’s community associations. “Strengthening Baltimore’s Neighborhoods: A Legal Guide for Community Associations,” will help community leaders run more efficient and effective meetings, update bylaws, maintain the organization’s corporate status, utilize laws designed to help neighborhoods, and much more! To view the Table of Contents, click here.

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The Community Associations's Grocess in Baltimore City coverThe Community Association’s Guide to the Development Process in Baltimore City (1st edition, 2013)

This manual provides a basic overview of the development process in Baltimore City and advises community leaders about ways to insert themselves into the process. Community organizations should contact Community Law Center as soon as possible when development related issues arise, as legal representation is often highly advisable and every situation requires advice specific to the circumstances involved.

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HTS Cover 2016 1How to Start a Nonprofit Organization in Maryland (8th edition, 2016)

A guide for general audiences to the legal and organizational issues relating to starting a new nonprofit organization and obtaining tax-exempt status from the IRS. The manual includes sample documents.

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