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NLG International Committee Retreat

National Lawyers Guild International Committee

Friday, February 28, 2014 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 2:00 PM (EST)

NLG International Committee Retreat

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NLG International Committee Retreat

February 28 - March 2, 2014

San Diego, CA

Friday evening: Join us for a delicious dinner at Athens Market., 109 W F St, San Diego, CA 92101. We will be joined by San Diego community activists for discussion of Palestine Solidarity, United Nations and international gender advocacy. Begins at 6 pm - we will have a delicious Greek buffet. $12 per person (plus tax/tips)

Saturday meetings will take place at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, as well as our Saturday evening discussion. 1155 Island Avenue, San Diego.

The National Lawyers Guild International committee annual retreat will take place from Friday evening, February 28, through Sunday afternoon, March 2, 2014, in San Diego.  We invite you to join us for 2 days of business meetings and interesting, informative discussions and programs.

We will hold our retreat this year in San Diego. The exact location will soon be announced! Please join us! If you can't join for the whole retreat, we will also be holding special discussions and programs on Friday and Saturday evening and hope you can attend.

The International Committee retreat is an opportunity for full day business meetings, planning, convention workshop proposal development and more. 

If you need solidarity housing, please email

RECOMMENDED HOTEL: SPECIAL $109 RATE! Save when you book at the Handlery Hotel, 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego. 


Call to reserve at the discounted rate: 800.676.6567. Please tell them you are with the "NLG INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE."

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Registration and Participation are Free!

Arrival by 6pm
6:00 – 9:00pm  Welcome dinner and discussion on struggles for gender justice, justice in Palestine, and more: Athens Market, 109 W F St, San Diego, CA 92101 (Note: $12 menu per person buffet meal)
Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 1155 Island Avenue, San Diego
9:00 – 9:30am   Arrive for first day!
9:30-10:00am  Introductions and agenda setting (review agenda and check in with everyone)
10:00 – 11:15 am   Subcommittee and Task Force report outs, updates on delegations and discussions of any substantive issues:  TFA, Puerto Rico, Cuba and ILJWG
11:15 – 11:30 am   Break
11:30a – 12:30pm  Subcommittee reports cont’d: Free Palestine, Africa
12:30p – 1:30p   Lunch (will be brought in)
Discussion of Environmental Human Rights
1:30 – 2:30p  Subcommittee reports cont’d: Environmental Human Rights, Haiti
2:30 – 3:30p  Subcommittee reports cont’d: Indigenous Rights, Philippines, MENA
3:30 – 3:35p   Bio break
3:35 – 5:00p   Discussion on the Guild, change and struggle in the Middle East and North Africa, coordinated by IC and MENA co-chair Suzanne Adely
Action: What should the International Committee be doing?
5:00 - 6:30 p  Dinner break
6:30pm  Evening discussion:
* Discussion of the role of international bodies and imperialism: the Inter-American system and official bodies, as well as NGOs
* Discussion of the current situation in Venezuela
Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 1155 Island Avenue, San Diego
9:00a Check in
9:15a – 10:00a  IADL Updates
10:00 a - 11:30a Convention workshops discussion
11:30 a - 12:30p Practical and Legal actions for the IC: Organizing students, campaigning, amicus and more
12:30- 1:30p  Lunch and Wrap-Up                                                
1:30p     Adjourn         
Charlotte L. Kates


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San Diego, CA

Friday, February 28, 2014 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 2:00 PM (EST)

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