The Bay Area Chapter's Executive Board will meet Wednesday, March 4, 6:30 p.m. at 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000 in Oakland. Meetings are open to all members in good standing.
The next gathering of our Committee on Police & Prisons will be:
Wednesday, March 11, 6:30 p.m. at 1201 MLK in Oakland.
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:
The next NLG Demo Committee meeting will be Monday March 2, 6:30pm People working on cases are particularly encouraged to come - we will talk about ongoing cases and post-charging support. Other possible agenda items, to be determined by meeting participants, include upcoming actions, legal observer trainings and post-demo procedures, database conflict issues, ongoing work re OPD and BPD.
Join the Bay TUPOCC (The United People of Color Caucus)* for their bi-monthly meeting!
6:30pm, Wednesday, February 25
Location: 558 Capp Street, 2nd Floor in San Francisco
*TUPOCC is open to all members who self-identify as a person of color.
Join us for part 6 of our series: Support from Outside the Walls. Learn how to support and visit people incarcerated in immigration detention facilities and jails.
Saturday, February 28, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
1201 Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Oakland
Help plan our 2015 Testimonial Dinner - the largest fundraising our chapter has, and a critical one for our organization. We will meet Monday, February 9, 6:00 p.m., at Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000. We will have our event invitations, and could use the help getting them set for mailing. We will have dinner and drinks.
The Bay Area Chapter's Executive Board will meet Wednesday, February 4, 6:30 p.m. at 815 Eddy Street in San Francisco. Meetings are open to all members in good standing.
Tuesday, February 17, 5 - 7 p.m.
Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room B
Public Library Main Branch
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
Torture violates international law, U.S. law, and human decency. Yet, as the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence study of the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program confirms, the U.S. has used extensive torture post-911.
Past Chapter Vice President
The United Nations Committee Against Torture (UN-CAT) just completed its review of the United States and found much of concern. In its “Concluding Observations,” the panel called for the investigation and prosecution of “persons in positions of command and those who provided legal cover to torture.”
Our NextGen Committee is set to meet Wednesday, January 28, 6:30 pm, 180 Sutter Street in San Francisco.