Upcoming Events

May Day Marches for Workers and Immigrant Rights

May 1, 2008

The NLG is looking for legal observers for the following May Day actions.

10:30 AM: March with the Longshore Workers
Longshore (ILWU) Hall, Mason and Beach St. (Take Muni F-Market.)
March down Embarcadero

12 noon: Rally at Justin Herman Plaza

12:30 PM: Direct Action to Stop the War (DASW) March/protest at military recruitment center & ICE. Depart from Justin Herman Plaza (Embarcadero BART)

2 PM: Amnesty rally at Dolores Park and then march to Civic Center

Protest Against Cuts to G.A.

April 28, 2008

Legal Observers needed for Monday April 28 at 9:30-10:30AM at 1221 Oak Street, in Oakland at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. The action will take place outside the building.

Over 35 CBO's and hundreds of people will be present for a press conference and public hearing regarding the cuts to General Assistance (welfare) in Alameda County. These cuts will affect thousands of Alameda County recipients.

Hearing on NSA Spying in San Francisco District Court

April 23, 2008

Does FISA trump State Secrets? This is the big question that may have an enormous impact on the future of privacy. Guild attorneys Ashlee Albies, Steven Goldberg, Lisa Jaskol, Zaha Hassan, Tom Nelson and others will ask District Court Judge Vaughn to rule on this at a hearing set for next Wednesday, April 23rd at 10:00 a.m. The courtroom is at 450 Golden Gate Ave., 17th Floor, Courtroom 6 in San Francisco.

Rally & Court Hearing for the SF8

April 21, 2008

Rally for the SF8! Drop all the charges!
Monday, April 21, 8:00 a.m.
Court at 9:30 a.m.
850 Bryant Street, SF, Dept. 23

Announcement from Free the SF8:

While the preliminary hearing will likely be set for September, this hearing is an important time to show support. All of the brothers are expected to be in court with us. Some motions will be heard and possible examinations of some witnesses may take place or be scheduled.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO freethesf8.org.

Sacramento Valley Region NLG Meeting

April 21, 2008

Please join us for the Sacramento area regional NLG Meeting on Monday, April 21 at 6 pm at the Law Office of Mark Merin, 2001 P St, Suite 100, in Sacramento. The agenda includes: a speaker, report from Regional meeting in L.A.: Jose Luis Fuentes, report from Blue Diamond protest: Gary Fitzgerald, reports from Davis and McGeorge student chapters, and a report from Gang-Injunctions: Joshua Kaizuka.

Location:
Law Office of Mark E. Merin
2001 P Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: 916/443-6911

TUPOCC Meeting

April 17, 2008

Bay Area members of The United People of Color Caucus (TUPOCC) will gather to break bread on Thursday, April 17 at 7:00pm following the UC Hasting SOL's Race and Poverty Law Journal's Annual Symposium. Meet at farmer brown's
in San Francisco on 25 Mason Street (@ Market Street).

Farmer brown's is located a short walk from hastings and is located one block from the powell bart/muni station.

Far West Regional

April 11, 2008

Save the Date!
NLG Far West Regional
April 11-13, 2008
Los Angeles, California
The Loyola Law School


Action-Oriented (MCLE) Workshops
•State-wide Tenant Union Organizing
•Fighting Back Against Homelessness
•Counter-Military Recruitment Strategies that Work
•Employment Is sues /Wage Claims , Workers ' Comp, etc.
• International Trade & Immigration Policy


Special Presentation by S.F. 8 Defendants !
Law Student Organizing!
Socializing and Networking!


Olympic Torch Protest for Burma & Tibet

April 9, 2008

Multiple groups are planning direct actions along the route of the Olympic torch, to protest China's policies towards Tibet and Burma, in downtown San Francisco and along the Golden Gate Bridge.

The Burma protest on the Bridge walk is permitted and will take place from 10am-12pm. The exact location and time of marches and rallies in the city is still being determined.

Anti Racism Committee Meeting

April 7, 2008

The next Anti Racism Committee Meeting will be April 7 at 7 pm at Mission Creek Cafe, 968 Valencia St, between 20th and 21st Streets, in San Francisco.

Possible agenda items include anti-racist trainings; national convention workshop/panel ideas; prep and planning for NLG Regional gethering in LA Apr 11-13; and planning an Anti-Bias CLE.

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