Upcoming Events

November Membership Meeting & NLG SF Elections

November 18, 2017

Election time is upon us!
Our Chapter elections will take place at our Chapter Membership Meeting on Saturday, November 18th, 2017, South Berkeley Senior Center 2939 Ellis St, Berkeley, CA 94703

Polls will open at 6:30PM and close at 8:30PM for those who wish to vote in person.

Programming will begin at 6:30PM.

Election Timeline

Online Ballots - Click Here National Lawyers Guild SFBA Chapter 2017 Ballot

Custody & Security Classifications in CDCR

November 7, 2017

Save the Date: Custody & Security Classifications in CDCr

Prisoner Advocacy Network & Hastings Prisoner Outreach Present

November 7th 7-9 PM Location TBD, Depending on Number of RSVPs, Only Emailed to those that RSVP

CLE: 1 Hr. General & 1 Hr. Elimination of Bias

Please complete our RSVP/Input Form: www.tinyurl.com/Walls-Pre-Training-Survey

Panelists TBD, including Eva DeLair, Lead Attorney, Prisoner Advocacy Network John Sales, formerly incarcerated parole and immigration advocate.

Zionism, Fascism and the Free Speech Debates: A Fundraiser for the Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi Defense Fund

November 7, 2017

Appetizers and Drinks Will be Provided

Time: 6-9pm Location: 518 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110. Accessible Space.

Sponsored by the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild Co-Sponsors: Palestinian Youth Movement (PYM), Arab Resource and Organizing Center (AROC), Anti Police-Terror Project (APTP), Alliance of South Asians Taking Action (ASATA), International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network (IJAN)

Annual NLG Mentorship Cocktail Party

November 3, 2017

FREE EVENT!!

Students: Come meet attorneys and legal workers practicing in a variety of fields!

Lawyers and legal workers: Get to know the new generation of progressive law students and lawyers and visit with old friends!

Food and drink will be amply provided. You needn’t have a mentor or mentee to attend, but if you do, please personally invite them!

When: Friday, November 3rd at 6 PM

Where: 5582 Lawton Avenue in Oakland

NLG-LEC Fall Conference Call: Paid Jobs and Internships in Workers' Rights

November 2, 2017

On Thursday 11/2 from 5:30-7:00pm, join with other law students across the country in a conference call with representatives from the SEIU and the Peggy Browning Fund to learn about summer and post-grad job opportunities.

Law students of all years are invited to learn about paid summer and post-graduate fellowships in workers’ rights!

Hosted by the National Lawyers Guild Labor and Employment Committee

Thursday, November 2, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. EST Call-In #: (712) 451-0893 Access Code: 155596

Fight to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Continues

October 27, 2017

Hosted by San Francisco Law School Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild

October 27th, 6:30 pm UC Hastings Law School 198 McAllister St., Room A San Francisco

October 28th, 7:00 pm Niebyl Proctor Marxist Library 6501 Telegraph Ave. Oakland

Please note there are two dates! This event is for the San Francisco event.

The Fight to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal: A Fight Against Racist U.S. Capitalism

Bay Area Military Law Panel Presents: From Chelsea Manning to Reality Leigh Winner Governmental Prosecution of Whistle Blowers

October 19, 2017

Reality Winner (yes, her parents named her Reality Leigh Winner at birth) is charged with violating the Espionage Act of 1917. 18 USC Sec. 793(e).

In 1990, presenter Jeff Paterson was a Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was the first US military serviceperson to publicly speak out against the US war on Iraq. Since 2006, Jeff Paterson has served as the project director of Courage to Resist, an organization dedicated to supporting GI resisters. Jeff was the campaign director of the successful effort to free whistle-blower Chelsea Manning.

October NextGen Meeting

October 12, 2017

The October NextGen meeting will take place THIS THURSDAY, October 12, at 6:30, at Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP, 180 Sutter Street, Suite 500, San Francisco. This is our final meeting before the Annual NextGen Mentorship Party, on November 3. Please attend or call-in to find out how you can help make the party a success!

What: NLGSF NextGen Committee meeting When: Thursday, October 12, at 6:30 p.m. Where: Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP, 180 Sutter Street, Suite 500, San Francisco

Please RSVP to abeniciocisneros@gmail.com

Sunday Streets Excelsior. Join the fun!

October 1, 2017

Come join the National Lawyers Guild SF Bay Area Chapter at the 10/1 Sunday Streets event taking place in Excelsior! We will be tabling amongst the music, food, dance, and fun from 11:00-4:00 PM, exact location TBD. Accessibility: sidewalk access.

More information on Sunday Streets can be found here. Stop by and say hello as we give out information on the Guild including KYR trainings and law school chapters.

September Members Meeting

September 21, 2017

NLGSF CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP & COMMUNITY MEETING

Immigration Work in the Era of Trump Strategies. Tactics. Resilience.

Thursday, September 21, 6:30 pm

Oakstop 1721 Broadway #201, Oakland International Conference Room located upstairs. Accessibility: elevator available.

Aradhana Tiwari - NLGSF Immigration Committee

Elicia Vafaie - Asian Law Caucus

Sandy Valencia - California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance

Nakia Woods - Black Alliance for Just Immigration

Immigration Committee Meeting

September 12, 2017

The September Immigration Committee meeting will be held 12 pm at the Van Der Hout Brigagliano & Nightingale LLP 180 Sutter, Suite #500 Street in San Francisco.

Accessibility: elevator available.

This meeting has unfortunately been canceled. The Immigration Committee will convene on a normal schedule starting next month (10/10).

Sunday Streets Western Addition. Join the fun!

September 10, 2017

Come join the National Lawyers Guild SF Bay Area Chapter at the 9/10 Sunday Streets event taking place in the Western Addition! We will be tabling amongst the music, food, dance, and fun from 11:00-4:00 PM, exact location TBD. More information on Sunday Streets can be found here. Stop by and say hello as we give out information on the Guild including KYR trainings and law school chapters. Accessibility: sidewalk access.

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