Upcoming Events

ICOP Training March 23, 2016 and Practitioner Request

March 23, 2016

IMMIGRATION COURT OBSERVATION PROJECT (ICOP)

TRAINING Wednesday March 23rd, 2016 6:30 to 7:30 PM

UC Hastings 100 McAllister Street "The Tower" Room 410

Hosted by: Hastings Students for Immigrants' Rights (HSIR) Snacks & Refreshments Provided

About: The NLG Immigration Committee is starting up an Immigration Court Observation Project (“ICOP”) in SF. ICOP’s goal is to bring greater transparency and accountability to the immigration court, by documenting the immigration hearings of pro se detained immigrants in San Francisco.

Police and Prisons Meeting

March 14, 2016

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

Thursday, March 14th, 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:

Police and Prisons Committee Meeting

February 11, 2016

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

Thursday February 11th, 6:30 p.m., 1201 MLK at 12th. Accessible building.

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:

Doris Brin Walker Law Reform Committee

February 9, 2016

The Doris Brin Walker Law Reform Committee will meet in the East Bay on Feb. 9, 6:30 p.m. at Tamarindo Antojeria, 468 - 8th St., Oakland (between Broadway and Washington), very close to the 12th St. BART stop. We will discuss 4 proposed resolutions for the State Bar Conference of Delegates, and welcome others. The 4 proposed are (1) end solitary confinement; (2) ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; (3) law study without law school (and crushing debts); and, (4) marijuana legalization and regulation.

Testimonial Dinner Organizing Meeting

January 12, 2016

January 12, 2016

Organize our chapter's most important and largest fundraising event of the year. Our annual Testimonial Dinner is set for Saturday, April 9, 2016 and we'd love to have more members contributing to this great event. Help us honor members and the community. Help us throw a party!

Testimonial Dinner Organizing Meeting Tuesday, January 12, 2016 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Location Law Office of Jeff Wozniak 1663 Mission Street, Suite 200 (Mission and Duboce), SF, CA

Hotline Training

January 12, 2016

The NLGSF Hotline Training will be held 6-8 pm at the NLGSF Office 558 Capp Street, SF, CA

Please spread the word!

The Hotline work supports the Legal Observers work to insure that protesters' right to express their political views are not violated by law enforcement. They do not participate in protests or actions, instead documenting law enforcements' interactions with protesters. We need Hotline Volunteers and Legal Observers now more than ever.

NLG TUPOCC Holiday Party

December 11, 2015

The United People of Color Caucus (TUPOCC) of the National Lawyer's Guild (NLG) is an alliance of law students, legal workers, attorneys and other people of color within the NLG community. Please join us for our second annual holiday party & radical gift exchange. NLG-TUPOCC Holiday Party - December 11th, 2015

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Location: Oakland Law Collaborative - 1736 Franklin Street Suite 400, Oakland, CA 94612

We'll have snacks and beverages, please bring a bottle or dessert to share. Gifts should be no more than $15. Ugly sweaters welcome!

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