Upcoming Events

43rd Annual Progressive Lawyering Day

October 1, 2011

From the Streets to the Courts

Saturday October 1st at Golden Gate University

With keynote speaker Matt Gonzalez

10:00 - 10:30 - Breakfast and Welcome

10:40 - 11:55
Government Profiling and Surveillance of the Arab Middle Eastern
Muslim and South Asian Community in the Bay Area (Room 3214)

Dealing With the Fallout From Plata v. Brown (Room 3201)

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch and Keynote Speaker, Matt Gonzalez: Chief Attorney of the San Francisco Public Defender's Office, 2008 Green Party vice-presidential candidate

In The Land of the Free... Film Screening

September 29, 2011

Political Prisoners in the US… FREE THEM ALL!
Film Screening of In the Land of the Free & Discussion about the Angola 3

Join TUPOCC (The United People of Color Caucus of the National Lawyers Guild) & other organizations to raise funds for the defense of the Angola 3, political prisoners locked up in Louisiana's horrific Angola Prison.

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2011; Doors Open at 6pm, Film Showing at 6:30

Address: Saturn Café 2175 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704 (1 block from Downtown Berkeley BART Station)

Patriot Acts: Narratives of Post 9-11 Injustice

September 27, 2011

6-9 PM, UC Hastings, 100 McAllister St. in San Francisco, Sky Room

Hastings National Lawyers Guild and Hastings Race and Poverty Law Organization present a Voice of Witness Project reading. Alia Mallek discusses Partriot Acts, a groundbreaking collection of oral histories, Patriot Acts tells the stories of men and women who have been needlessly swept up in the War on Terror. In their own words, narrators recount personal experiences of the post-9/11 backlash that have deeply altered their lives and communities.

Film Viewing: Sir! No Sir!

August 16, 2011

Part of the NLGSF Summer Film Series–a benefit for the Bay Area Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild.

Tuesday, August 16th, 7:30 pm, mingling, 8:15pm film
El Rio, 3158 Mission St (@ Cesar Chavez), in San Francisco.
Donation of $8-$50 requested, no one turned away for lack of funds.

Executive Board Meeting

August 3, 2011

Our chapter Executive Board meetings are generally held every first Wednesday of the month, alternating between the East Bay and San Francisco. The board governs the chapter and is elected by the Bay Area membership. Any current member may attend with an RSVP, though only board members may vote. The current board list can be found by clicking here.

Doris Brin Walker Law Reform Committee

July 19, 2011

The next meeting of the Doris Brin Walker Law Reform Committee (formerly the State Bar Committee) will be July 19 at Don Ramon's Mexican Restaurant at 6 PM. No host dinner. Please invite interested friends to join us.

Don Ramon's is conveniently located near the Van Ness Muni Station.
Don Ramon's Mexican Restaurant
225 11th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: (415) 864-2700

The meeting will be in preparation for the Conference of Delegates/Conference of California Bar Associations meeting in September.