Upcoming Events

Testimonial Dinner 2015

March 21, 2015

Our annual Testimonial Dinner will be Saturday, March 21 from 6 - 9 p.m. at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts - Forum in San Francisco! The event will include a combination of seating and standing. There will be ample food and drink. If you need to sit, we will be sure to accommodate you.

Honorees

Champions of Justice John Burris and Jim Chanin

Committee on Police & Prisons Gathering

March 11, 2015

The next gathering of our Committee on Police & Prisons will be:

Wednesday, March 11, 6:30 p.m. at 1201 MLK in Oakland.

The National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area Chapter's Committee on Police & Prisons exists to challenge oppressive practices, policies and laws of law enforcement, prisons and jails used against communities of color, prisoners, and others. It does so by supporting community activists and building member capacity to support and be a part of movements for human rights and civil liberties. It's priorities include:

Demonstrations Committee Meeting

March 2, 2015

The next NLG Demo Committee meeting will be Monday March 2, 6:30pm People working on cases are particularly encouraged to come - we will talk about ongoing cases and post-charging support. Other possible agenda items, to be determined by meeting participants, include upcoming actions, legal observer trainings and post-demo procedures, database conflict issues, ongoing work re OPD and BPD.

TUPOCC Meeting

February 25, 2015

Join the Bay TUPOCC (The United People of Color Caucus)* for their bi-monthly meeting!

6:30pm, Wednesday, February 25

Location: 558 Capp Street, 2nd Floor in San Francisco

*TUPOCC is open to all members who self-identify as a person of color.

Human Dignity: Poetry, Film, History and a Community Conversation on U.S. Use of Torture

February 17, 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 5 - 7 p.m.
Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room B
Public Library Main Branch
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco

Torture violates international law, U.S. law, and human decency. Yet, as the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence study of the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program confirms, the U.S. has used extensive torture post-911.

Staying True to Your Roots 2015 CLE

January 16, 2015

The 4th Annual Staying True to Your Roots CLE Event is scheduled for Friday, January 16th at the Practising Law Institute, 685 Market Street, Suite 100 in San Francisco. Continuing Legal Education credits for California attorneys will be provided, including credits in Legal Ethics, Competence Issues, and Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society.

Committee on Police & Prisons Gathering

January 14, 2015

The next gathering of our Committee on Police & Prisons will be:

Wednesday, January 14, 6:30 p.m. at 1201 MLK in Oakland.

The National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area Chapter's Committee on Police & Prisons exists to challenge oppressive practices, policies and laws of law enforcement, prisons and jails used against communities of color, prisoners, and others. It does so by supporting community activists and building member capacity to support and be a part of movements for human rights and civil liberties. It's priorities include:

Legal Observer & Know Your Rights Training

December 21, 2014

A Training in Support of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement
Sunday, December 21, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
East Side Arts Alliance, 2277 International Blvd in Oakland

Come learn about police tactics and human rights obligations, what to look out for and how to best record evidence of police misconduct in support of #BlackLivesMatter demonstrations against state-sanctioned police brutality and systemic anti-black racism.

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