Comfort Women: A Continuing Search For Justice

February 28, 2018

3:30-5:00 Panel

5:00-6:00 Reception

UC Hastings College of the Law

200 McAllister Street

Alumni Reception Center

Panel and Discussion by:

Professor Jiwon Chung

Judith Mirkinson

Grace Shimzu

Judge Julie Tang (Retired)

Judge Lillian Sing (Retired)

Moderator: Distinguished Professor Naomi Roht-Arriaza

Sponsored by:

Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA)

"Comfort Women" Justice Coalition

Kevin Cooper Event - Live From Death Row

February 10, 2018

Saturday, February 10, 2-3:30pm and will be held at Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library - 100 Larkin St, SF, CA

This event is co-sponsored by:

National Lawyers Guild Bay Area Chapter and DSA SF Justice Committee

On February 10, 2004, Kevin Cooper came within minutes of being executed by the state of California for a crime he did not commit. On February 10, 2018, hear from Kevin as he calls in from death row to talk about his case, the barbarism of the death penalty, the racism of California’s justice system, and the agony of being innocent on death row.

Train the Trainers - Know Your Immigrant Rights (KYR)

February 24, 2018

Location: UC Hastings, 198 McAllister Street, Rooms A & H, SF, CA, 94102

Time: 10:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

WHAT IS THE GOAL OF THIS TRAINING? One year into the Trump regime has proven that vulnerable, immigrant communities need to be informed and empowered about their rights.

In educating immigrants, you will provide them with the tools needed to protect themselves against raids, abuse, exploitation and an oppressive immigration system.

TARGETING THE MOVEMENT: The FBI's Black Identity Extremist Designation and Black Liberation

February 22, 2018

TARGETING THE MOVEMENT: The FBI's Black Identity Extremist Designation and Black Liberation

Thursday, February 22, 6:30-9pm

Laney College, Room D200

Sliding Scale Donation: $5-$20 (no one turned away for lack of funds)


Thomas Mariadason, member, NLG-SF

Liz Derias-Tyehimba, Center for Political Education

Kiilu Nyasha, former Black Panther and host of Freedom is a Constant Struggle

Tur-ha Ak, Community Ready Corps

Woods Ervin, TGI Justice Project

Zoé Samudzi, writer and activist

Activism is NOT a Crime! Int'l Solidarity Mission Reportback

February 9, 2018

Co-sponsored by BAYAN USA Northern CA, International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP), National Lawyers Guild (NLG)-SF/Bay Area Chapter

Friday, February 9, 2018 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Bayanihan Community Center 1010 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94103

This February 4-11 is BAYAN USA's Philippine American Solidarity Week to stand with the Filipino people against the fascist U.S.-Duterte regime, and to demand Philippine President Duterte to Stop the Killings NOW!

When an Agent Knocks: CLE advising and representing grand jury resisters and activists contacted by the FBI

March 22, 2018

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

518 Valencia St., San Francisco (near 16th St BART)

2 hours general MCLE credit, $30 fee will be waived for lawyers who agree to provide one free consult referred by the NLG. Free for law students, legal workers and activists.


Mark Vermeulen, federal criminal defense attorney

Zahra Billoo, civil rights attorney and executive director of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR)

Richard Brown, "SF 8" grand jury resister

L4BL Oakland Listening Tour: Movement Lawyer Convening

February 3, 2018

This event is co-hosted by Oakland Law Collaborative, Tides and the National Lawyers Guild, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter.

On Saturday, February 3rd, we will be co-hosting a Movement Lawyer Convening that lifts up local work and offers trainings around movement lawyering and transformational policy. Register today to attend the convening!

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Oakland Peace Center 111 Fairmount Ave, Oakland, California 94611

This event is open to ALL organizers, activists, law students, legal workers, and lawyers!

Introduction to Military Law

January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018. War Memorial Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave., Room 245A, S.F. 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Are you a law student looking for pro bono hours? An NLG member interested in exploring military law? A retiree looking for a way to be politically active during the Trump era? We are having our spring training for military law counselors. Find out if military counseling is for you.

Join us for the first panel in the series: We Have No Choice but to Resist: From DC to the Bay Area – Defending J20 Resisters

January 11, 2018

The National Lawyers Guild and Center for Political education are collaborating with community-based and activist groups on a series of monthly panels and on defending ourselves, each other, and communities and movements under facing State repression.

Join us for the first panel in the series: We Have No Choice but to Resist: From DC to the Bay Area – Defending J20 Resisters

Date/Time: Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm

Location: First Congregational Church of Oakland - 2501 Harrison Street, Oakland, CA 94612.


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