Upcoming Events

TUPOCC (Anti) Holiday Party

December 12, 2014

Bay TUPOCC's first (anti) holiday party and radical gift xchange! Hosted graciously by Lisa Knox, Friday, December 12th at 8:00PM in Oakland, BYOB and/or DIY, recycled or gift of less than $15. The get together is at 500 William Street, Oakland, CA 94612. This event is for people who self-identify as people of color, please respect the space.

Committee on Police & Prisons Gathering

December 10, 2014

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

Wednesday, December 10, 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:

East Bay Immigration Happy Hour

December 10, 2014

Social Justice Collaborative and the Immigration Committee are hosting a winter happy hour, Wednesday, December 10th from 6:00PM to 9:00PM at SomaR Bar and Lounge, in Oakland. It's International Human Rights Day, so come support your local immigrants rights defenders. Attorneys, legal workers, students and organizers all welcome, no cover. SomaR is located at 1727 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland CA 94612.

Holiday Party & Alternative Swearing In

December 9, 2014

Join us for our Holiday Party and Alternative Swearing In, Tuesday, December 9, 6 - 8 p.m. at Sinbad's Pier 2 Restaurant in San Francisco. New members of the California Bar will be sworn in by the Honorable Brad Seligman, former director of the Impact Fund and current Alameda County Superior Court Judge.

Donations suggested $5-$20 to help cover costs. Lite fare. Cash bar.

Here's to holiday cheer and not selling out!

TUPOCC Meeting

November 19, 2014

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

6:30pm, Wednesday, November 19

Location The Community Law Office, 436 14th St Ste 1220, Oakland, CA 94612

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

NLG Meditation Group

November 19, 2014

Inspired by the CLEs that David Borgen and Doug Chermak have done over the past few years, a group of NLG members has started a meditation group specifically for progressive attorneys, legal workers, and law students. The group is meeting from 8:15-9:00 am on the first Wednesday of each month, and from 5:15-6:00 pm on the third Wednesday of the month, at Sundeen Salinas & Pyle, 428 13th Street, 8th Floor, in Oakland.

Working With & Empowering Traumatized Minors

November 19, 2014

Presented by Social Justice Collaborative and Co-Sponsored by the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild.

Join us on Wednesday, November 19th from 12:00pm-1:30pm at 475 14th Street (ground floor large conference room) in downtown Oakland to hear from professionals with over 20 years of experience in the field of working with child victims of torture.

We will be offering 1.5 hours of MCLE credit. All pro-bono and low-bono attorneys are welcome to attend.

Free Speech Movement - 50 Years Later @ UC Berkeley: Student Activism and Peer Advocacy

November 18, 2014

Tue, Nov 18, 4 pm
Boalt Hall School of Law, Booth Auditorium

Join a lively panel discussion about contemporary, unconventionaland “uncivil” campus protest, freedom of expression and the often onerous disciplinary apparatus: Occupy Cal. Privatizing UC. Protests against John Yoo. Israel & Palestine on Campus. And more.

Committee on Police & Prisons Gathering

November 12, 2014

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

Wednesday, November 12, 6:30 p.m. at 558 Capp Street, 2nd Floor in San Francisco.

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:

Whistleblowers and the Independent Media: A Check on Government Power

November 9, 2014

The NLGSF is cosponsoring this event.

Sunday, November 9, 2014, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
St. John's Church, 2727 College Avenue in Berkeley
Hosted by the Coalition for Grassroots Progress

As Congress is largely unable to protect our civil liberties in a culture of increasing government surveillance, whistleblowers and the independent media have become a powerful check against government power.

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