Upcoming Events

TUPOCC Meeting

August 17, 2016

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

6:30pm, Wednesday, August 17th at Oakland Law Collaborative

Location: 1736 Franklin St., 4th fl. Oakland @ 6:30pm

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

Hospitality House presents: Celebrating Movement Warriors

August 16, 2016

A conversation with Pam Tau Lee and Stephen Bingham, moderated by Steve Williams, co-founder of LeftRoots

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 5:30 - 7:00 PM

LOCATION: Kelly Cullen Community Auditorium, 220 Golden Gate Ave, SF

Please join Hospitality House for an evening of reflection and celebration of struggled waged, victories won, and what lays ahead in 2016 and beyond. We'll embrace a future of movement possibilities with a new generation of movement builders.

NLG Bay Area Student Summit & Legal Observer Training

August 13, 2016

Join your fellow NLG students on Saturday, August 13, for the 2016 NLG Bay Area Student Summit! Hosted by the SF NLG NextGen Committee! Find the facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1762284790726770/

In advance of the '16-'17 academic year, this event will allow NLG chapters to meet and collaborate, learn about upcoming NLG events/activities including Progressive Law Day, and discuss ways to make this semester as successful as possible!

Lunch is provided! Please RSVP by Tuesday, August 9!

"Breathin': The Eddy Zhang Story" Screening and Discussion

August 11, 2016

Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality (AACRE), Chinese for Affirmative Action and Asian Prisoner Support Committee are partnering with the Asian Art Museum, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus, and ASPIRE for a screening of Ben Wang's documentary, Breathin': The Eddy Zheng Story on Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 6pm - 8:30pm at the Asian Art Museum.

Police and Prisons Committee Meeting

August 11, 2016

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

Thursday, August 11th, 6:30 p.m., location TBA.

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:

Post Bar Exam Completion Happy Hour

July 29, 2016

Join members of the NLGSF NextGen Committee for a Bar Exam Completion Happy Hour!!

NLG event announcement: NLGSF Post-Bar Exam Happy Hour! Whether you are taking the July 2016 Bar Exam, are a current law student, or an attorney, don't miss this chance to celebrate the folks taking the July 2016 Bar Exam! What: Happy Hour to celebrate folks taking the bar exam! When: Friday, July 29, 2016. 6 p.m. Where: Mad Oak, 135 12th Street, Oakland, CA.

Farewell but Not Goodbye: Celebration and send off for Carlos Villarreal, Executive Director of the National Lawyer's Guild

July 21, 2016

Thursday July 21, 5-8pm Classic Cars West and Hella Vegan Eats 411 26th Street, Oakland

Farewell but Not Goodbye: Celebration and send off for Carlos Villarreal, Executive Director of the National Lawyer's Guild

NLG Police and Prisons Committee fundraiser supporting the Prisoner Advocacy Network

Suggested Donation to PAN $5 - $20

Support the NLG in advocating for jailhouse lawyers and activists in solitary confinement!

Join Us In Left Field!

July 15, 2016

Join us in left field when the A's play the Toronto Blue Jays, Friday 15 July. Tickets are sliding scale $30-60, and get you field level tickets, an A's hat, and an opportunity to hang out with your NLG friends!

Every dollar paid above $40 goes to benefit NLG, so please be generous!

Click here to register.

At this time, we only have 25 tickets, but if demand is higher, and we have time, we can add more. Please register ASAP, and help spread the word!

Progressive Law Day Meet Up

July 12, 2016

The NLGSF Progressive Law Day Committee invites you to meet other lefty law students living in the Bay Area this summer. We will be gathering for happy hour (5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.) at Mad Oak bar 135 12th Street in Downtown Oakland (Lake Merritt BART) on July 12, 2016 to discuss our plans for this year's NLGSF student conference.

TUPOCC Meeting

June 15, 2016

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

6:30pm, Wednesday, June 15th at National Lawyers Guild

Location: 558 Capp Street, 2nd Floor @ 6:30pm

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

The Official Bay Area Launch for 'BAD, The Autobiography of James Carr'

June 14, 2016

Featuring the NLG's Paul Harris

Tuesday, June 14, 7 PM
Diesel, A Bookstore, 2419 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur CA 94939
Free Admission

Featuring reading and storytelling and discussion of prison reform by: Betsy Carr, political activist, community organizer, widow of James Carr; Gea Carr, realtor, prison reform advocate, daughter of James Carr; with honorary guest Paul Harris, civil rights activist and author of Black Rage Confronts the Law.

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