‪‎Law for the People‬ 2015


Calling all activists, allies, and legal professionals! Join National Lawyers Guild's annual ‪‎Law for the People‬ Convention, October 21-25 in Oakland, CA for 5 days of panels, workshops, CLEs and camaraderie.

This year, the Keynote Speaker will be Alicia Garza, co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, and programming will address topics including housing and labor rights, racial justice, police accountability, international law, and much more.  

Major Panels will include:

  • Black Power! from Ferguson to Oakland: From Service Model to a Model of Self Liberation
  • Law School Tuition Crisis: Causes and Strategies for Change
  • From ‘Right to Work’ to ‘Fight for 15’: Labor at the Crossroads, Learning Lessons, Going Forward
  • Violence Against Women Under State Control
  • Politics of Housing and the American Dream: Race, Communities, Evictions and Criminal Convictions
  • Advocating for Economic and Social Rights Throughout the Americas: A Transnational Dialogue

Registration and other details coming soon: keep an eye on the NLG website here.  Or RSVP to the Facebook event to stay up-to-date on the latest news!