Wednesday, January 17, 2018. War Memorial Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave., Room 245A, S.F. 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Are you a law student looking for pro bono hours? An NLG member interested in exploring military law? A retiree looking for a way to be politically active during the Trump era? We are having our spring training for military law counselors. Find out if military counseling is for you.
Our NextGen Committee is set to meet Thursday, January 11, 2018, 6:30 pm, located at Siegel and Yee- Siegel & Yee 475 14th st, ste 500, Oakland, CA
Advanced Legal Observer Trainings in advance of the 96 hours of direct action
What: This is a training for folks who have been legal observing in protests for a while and want to learn how to maintain Legal Observing principles despite the changing landscape of many demonstrations which sometimes involve risks posed by Alt-Right/Neo-Nazi/White Nationalists. You must have taken Legal Observing 101 to attend this training. It is also preferred that you have legal observed at at least a few actions before taking this training.
When: Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
The National Lawyers Guild and Center for Political education are collaborating with community-based and activist groups on a series of monthly panels and on defending ourselves, each other, and communities and movements under facing State repression.
Join us for the first panel in the series: We Have No Choice but to Resist: From DC to the Bay Area – Defending J20 Resisters
Date/Time: Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm
Location: First Congregational Church of Oakland - 2501 Harrison Street, Oakland, CA 94612.
Join us for the next Immigration Committee Meeting, Tuesday, January 9, 2018 6:00pm- 8:00pm, Oakland Law Collaborative - 1736 Franklin St., Suite 400 in Oakland, CA. Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org
Legal Observing 101 in advance of the 96 hours of direct action
What: This is the basic training course for folks who want to learn how to be an NLG Legal Observer at demonstrations. This training covers the traditional role of a National Lawyers Guild Legal Observer including who to observe (the police!), what to document, and how to preserve and turn over to the Guild what you document.
When: Monday, January 8, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Email -email@example.com for location
Celebrate the start of the Holiday Season with friends and NLG comrades as we look ahead to a new year advancing the struggle for social justice! Bid on great getaways and holiday gifts, vacation homes, and much more! Enjoy free food and merriment.
NLGSF Holiday Party & Auction - Siegel and Yee - 475 14th St, Ste. 500, Oakland, CA. 6 - 9 pm
Free for sustainers, advocates, law students, and recent grads. All others $10 - $20 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds. Cash bar.
Our NextGen Committee is set to meet Wednesday, December 13, 2018, 6:30 pm, located at Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP - 180 Sutter Street, Fifth Floor, SF, CA
Join us for the next Immigration Committee Meeting, Tuesday, December 12, 2018 6:00pm- 8:00pm, Oakland Law Collaborative - 1736 Franklin St., Suite 400 in Oakland, CA. Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Online Ballots - Click Here National Lawyers Guild SFBA Chapter 2017 Ballot
The November Immigration Committee meeting will be held 6–8 p.m. at the Oakland Law Collaborative 1736 Franklin St. Suite 400 Oakland, CA 94612 *You will need to dial #457 to be let in. Accessibility: elevator available.
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.
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)
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
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
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
In the United States and internationally fascism is on the rise and with it growing anti-fascist opposition. The panel will discuss historic examples of fascism and the lessons from organized resistance to it as well as current examples and implications for today's resistance.
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.
PLD is a day-long conference, organized and led by law student members of the National Lawyers Guild, and open to legal workers, lawyers, activists, and anyone interested in learning about radical lawyering and legal work. This is a great opportunity to connect with future legal advocates from all across the Bay Area.
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 email@example.com