The new issue of New York City News is here! This issue reports on the Chapter’s work over the last year with Occupy Wall Street, the Stop Stop and Frisk campaign, the Muslim Defense Project, and other important work of the Chapter. New features include clickable links to articles and video from the Spring Fling. View the issue here or click on the cover below.
Citywide Student DisOrientation at NYU Law School on Saturday, September 29 (FREE!)
Organized by (progressive/radical) law students from across the city, for law students across the city. It’s free (but please RSVP)! Here are the essentials:
Saturday, September 29, 2012
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
NYU Law School
40 Washington Square
Session topics include: Don’t Survive, Thrive!, Co-Ops, Start-Ups, and Solos: Alternative Careers!, Mediation and Mindfulness in the Law 101, Pro Bono Project Trainings: Legal Observer, Street Law, and Immigration Court Observer, Speakers on anti-racist work in the law, Stop & Frisk, and more!
Enjoy a happy hour reception with awesome members of the city chapter of the NLG at Amity Hall (80 W. 3rd Street, Manhattan)!
RSVP Now for Student DisOrientation, September 17
*Optional Continental breakfast served at 9:30am
Please RSVP so we can order the right amount of food and send you a reminder closer to the day of the event.
Did You Miss the Street Law Team on WPIX 11 News This Morning?
Watch it now: WPIX 11 News: “What to Do if You’re Stopped by the Police”
Thank you to Jean Stevens (CUNY Law), Nick Easterday (CUNY Law) and Jamal Thomas (Aspirations High School) for waking up early and promoting the work of the NLG-NYC Street Law Team in such a poised and effective manner. Great job!
Street Law Team on WPIX 11 News, Wed., May 25
Turn on your television at 7:20am on Wednesday, May 25, to watch NLG-NYC Street Law Team member Jean Stevens, a CUNY law student who just completed her 1L year, and students from Arturo Schomburg High in the Bronx talk about the importance of knowing your rights when stopped by the police. Learn more about the Street Law Team and request a workshop for your group!
Next Gen Mentorship Project Mixer – June 1st
Join the NLG-NYC Next Gen Mentorship Project members on Wednesday, June 1st to thank its founding members and welcome future participants to the program. Food, drinks and good company will abound at the National Lawyers Guild National Office, 132 Nassau Street, Room 922, in Manhattan from 6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
The Mentorship Project will be restarted in the fall of 2011 to coincide with the start of the school year. Mentors are needed to revamp the program, so please sign up! In the future, the Project’s coordinators will organize quarterly meet-ups and keep all mentors and mentees on a September – June schedule.