Our Anti Racism Committee will meet at 6pm at Mission Creek Cafe, 968 Valencia St (between 21st St & Liberty St) in San Francisco. We will discuss Anti-Racism Training among other things.
Our Demonstrations Committee meeting is canceled for August. We will meet next on September 16 at 6 PM.
The Queer Committee of the NLGSF will meet-up on August 14, 6 PM at The Bench & Bar, 2111 Franklin Street in Oakland, near the 19th Street BART stop. This is a mostly social meeting, with only casual political discussions.
Please join us for our monthly mentorship committee meeting on Wednesday August 13, 2008 at 6 pm, at David Weintraub's office in Oakland.
Our next Committee Against Torture meeting will be on Tuesday, August 12 at 6 PM, 2140 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley CA, Suite 601.
Torture as an acceptable interrogation technique is increasingly defended by political and legal figures in positions of power. The NLG maintains what most scholars and human rights activists maintain, that torture is immoral and illegal. Join us for our next committee meeting to organize against torture and its defenders.
Come watch Committing Poetry in Times of War with Special Appearances by Filmmaker Eric Sirotkin and Poet Shahid Buttar. At El Rio bar, 3158 Mission at Cesar Chavez at 7pm on August 11, 2008. $8-$20 sliding scale donation, no one turned away for lack of costs.
Find out more about the film at committingpoetry.com.
Sun, Aug 10, 11 am at Matt's apartment in SF
Please join us to help organize Progressive Lawyering Day set for Sat, September 27 at USF.
The Executive Board of the NLGSF generally meets every first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm, alternating between the East Bay and San Francisco. Meetings are open to all Bay Area chapter members in good standing.
Local and national NLG elections will take place this October. If you are interested in running for the Executive Board or for one of the national officer positions, please take a look at the rules and information. Some deadlines are as early as September.
Tuesday, July 29th at 7 p.m. Chris Wilson will discuss the best strategy for getting a hardship discharge. Location TBA.