Upcoming Events

State of the Union Watching Party

January 28, 2014

As local organizing against mass blanket surveillance heats up, the Bay Area's Shame on Feinstein coalition is gathering to watch President Obama's State of the Union address for signs that Washington is finally starting to take the crisis seriously.

What: Anti-Surveillance Coalition State of the Union Watching Party
Where: The Veterans Media Center 1720 Market Street San Francisco, CA
When: January 28th from 5:30 to 9:30pm

TUPOCC Meeting

January 16, 2014

The United People of Color Caucus (TUPOCC) of the NLG will host its next Bay Area gathering on January 16.

Thursday, January 16th 2014
6:30pm-8:00pm @
Beeson Tayor & Bodine
483 9th St #200, Oakland, CA 94607

We look forward to seeing you and starting off a year of great events centered around recruitment, retention and political education of students and legal workers of color, including our annual May Day party.

NLG Meditation Group

January 15, 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 12:15-1:00 pm on the third Wednesday of the month, at Sundeen Salinas & Pyle, 428 13th Street, 8th Floor, in Oakland.

Event With David Coombs - Attorney for Chelsea Manning

December 9, 2013

The NLGSF is cosponsoring this event.

Private Manning Support Network presents

DAVID COOMBS Attorney for American prisoner of conscience US Army Pvt. Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning

Monday evening, Dec. 9th. 6:30pm -- Oakland, California Humanist Hall, 390 27th Street, Oakland CA 94612

Exclusive Bay Area appearance by the lawyer of the heroic WikiLeaks whistle-blower recently sentenced to 35-years in military prison.

NLGSF Holiday Party & Alternative Swearing In

December 5, 2013

Join us for our annual Holiday Party along the Embarcadero in San Francisco. We'll have an alternative swearing in for NLG members who recently passed the California Bar Exam!

Thursday, December 5, 2013
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Sinbad's Restaurant
141 The Embarcadero
San Francisco

Suggested donation $10 to $20 – no one turned away for lack of funds. Free for Sustainer, Advocate and law student members.

Dismantling the Police State: Annual Membership Meeting and Election

November 20, 2013

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
5:30 p.m. polls open
7:30 p.m. polls close
First Congregational Church, Reidenbach Hall
2501 Harrison Street, Oakland

Panel from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, followed by Q & A

Join us for a participatory discussion of the future of movements to dismantle the police state. Panelists include:

Cinthya Muñoz
Causa Justa::Just Cause - Regional Lead, Immigrant Rights Organizer

NLG Meditation Group

November 20, 2013

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 12:15-1:00 pm on the third Wednesday of the month, at Sundeen Salinas & Pyle, 428 13th Street, 8th Floor, in Oakland.

Protest Against the Indictment of Palestinian-American Activist Rasmea Odeh

November 13, 2013

The NLGSF has endorsed this event.

Join USPCN, the Palestinian Youth Movement (PYM), the Arab Resource and Organizing Center (AROC) and the International Jewish anti-Zionist Network (IJAN) in a protest at the Oscar Grant Plaza in Oakland on Wednesday, November 13th at 5pm.

The United States Palestinian Community Network (USPCN) and Rasmea’s supporters and legal team have called for the 13th of this month to be NATIONAL DAYS of ACTION to support Rasmea and demand dropping of the charges now!

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