Upcoming Events

Uphold Human Rights in the Phillipines!

May 9, 2018

The National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area Chapter continues to work for justice for the Phillipines.

In conjunction with Stop the Killings: People's Caravan for Peace and Justice in the Philippines national tour, the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) Bay Area coalition, will be hosting a day of human rights activities in solidarity with the people of the Philippines.

Reading from Mumia Abu-Jamal's new book Dreaming of Empire

May 6, 2018

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p,m,

Oakstop - 1721 Broadway, Oakland

$5-20 donation at the door, no one turned away for lack of funds

Come and hear co-authors, Mumia Abu-Jamal (who will call in during the event) and Stephen Vittoria, plus readers Pam Africa, Tyson Amir, Cat Brooks, Ayanna Davis, Aya de Leon, Emory Douglas, Derethia DuVal, Anita Johnson, devorah major, and others, recite passages from Dreaming of Empire.

This is the first in Mumia Abu-Jamal’s most ambitious work to date, a trilogy written as he struggles for life.

Join the NLGSF Contingent this May Day!

May 1, 2018

Join the Guild on International Worker's Day as we gather in Oakland with immigrants and workers throughout the Bay Area. NLGLSF will be meeting in front of Walgreens (1333 Broadway) at 3pm and will march to Oscar Grant Plaza as a contingent.

Stop ICE Raids! End Deportations!

No Ban, No Wall, Sanctuary for All!

Fight for Worker's Rights!

We will also be meeting before the rally at 1:30pm to make posters and signs for our contingent. Please come contribute your artistic skills!

Revolutionary Organizing Against Racism Conference

April 29, 2018

ROAR Conference on April 29, 2018

ROAR aka Revolutionary Organizing Against Racism Conference is a FREE annual two day event full of workshops and vendors, organized by a group of anti-racist organizers, that will be held on Ohlone Territory (Bay Area). ROAR is a conference focused on revolutionary anti-racism, solidarity, and strategy, rooted in the legacy of anti-colonial, anti-fascist, anti-imperialist, feminist, and queer movements and fighters who have come before us.

Revolutionary Organizing Against Racism Conference

April 28, 2018

ROAR Conference on April 28, 2018

ROAR aka Revolutionary Organizing Against Racism Conference is a FREE annual two day event full of workshops and vendors, organized by a group of anti-racist organizers, that will be held on Ohlone Territory (Bay Area). ROAR is a conference focused on revolutionary anti-racism, solidarity, and strategy, rooted in the legacy of anti-colonial, anti-fascist, anti-imperialist, feminist, and queer movements and fighters who have come before us.

April Membership Meeting: Land & Freedom: Repression and Resistance in Struggles for Indigenous Sovereignty, Right to Return, and Displacement

April 19, 2018

Eastside Arts Alliance, 2277 International Blvd, Oakland, CA 94606

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

What do organizers and activists need to learn and think about in how the state seeks to repress the right to land, movement, and sovereignty from the streets of Oakland, to Indigenous Territories, to Palestine?

Accessible Space

Sliding Scale $5 to $20

2018 Testimonial Dinner

April 14, 2018

United in Resistance

Saturday, April 14, 2018 6:00 - 9:00 pm

The Champions of Justice are Linda Fullerton and Hunter Pyle. The Unsung Hero award will go to April Martin and the Partner in Liberation award will go to APTP (Anti Police-Terror Project).

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 701 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103 hashtag - uniteresist18

Testimonial Dinner Website

When an Agent Knocks: CLE advising and representing grand jury resisters and activists contacted by the FBI

March 22, 2018

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

518 Valencia St., San Francisco (near 16th St BART)

2 hours general MCLE credit, $30 fee will be waived for lawyers who agree to provide one free consult referred by the NLG. Free for law students, legal workers and activists.

Presenters:

Mark Vermeulen, federal criminal defense attorney

Zahra Billoo, civil rights attorney and executive director of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR)

Richard Brown, "SF 8" grand jury resister

NLGSF March Membership Meeting: From the Inside Out: Threats and Opportunities for Prisoner Organizing and Solidarity Today

March 15, 2018

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Oakland Peace Center, Shelton Hall

111 Fairmount Ave, Oakland, CA

Featuring:

Dolores Canales, California Families Against Solitary Confinement

Stacy Rojas, California Coalition for Women Prisoners

Azadeh Zohrabi, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children

Moderated by Sara Kershnar, National Lawyers Guild-SF Bay Area Chapter

Moderated by Sara Kershnar, National Lawyers Guild-SF Bay Area Chapter

Comfort Women: A Continuing Search For Justice

February 28, 2018

3:30-5:00 Panel

5:00-6:00 Reception

UC Hastings College of the Law

200 McAllister Street

Alumni Reception Center

Panel and Discussion by:

Professor Jiwon Chung

Judith Mirkinson

Grace Shimzu

Judge Julie Tang (Retired)

Judge Lillian Sing (Retired)

Moderator: Distinguished Professor Naomi Roht-Arriaza

Sponsored by:

Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA)

"Comfort Women" Justice Coalition

Train the Trainers - Know Your Immigrant Rights (KYR)

February 24, 2018

Location: UC Hastings, 198 McAllister Street, Rooms A & H, SF, CA, 94102

Time: 10:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

WHAT IS THE GOAL OF THIS TRAINING? One year into the Trump regime has proven that vulnerable, immigrant communities need to be informed and empowered about their rights.

In educating immigrants, you will provide them with the tools needed to protect themselves against raids, abuse, exploitation and an oppressive immigration system.

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