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July 2016

America’s Incarceration Crisis: What can APIs do to stop deportations and our addiction to prisons

July 15, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Asian Law Caucus Office, 55 Columbus Avenue
San Franciso, CA 94111 United States

America has the world's largest prison population. Over two million people, mostly Black and Brown people, are locked up. As a result of incredible advocacy led by incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people, there has been widespread recognition that we must address our national addiction to prisons. At the same time, America has the world's largest deportation and immigration detention systems. Several hundred thousand people are deported each year. As a result of incredible advocacy led by undocumented immigrants, there has…

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AABA Mixer and Panel Discussion: Riot or Uprising? Finding Common Ground

July 26, 2016 @ 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Farella Braun + Martel LLP, 235 Montgomery Street, 17th Floor
San Francisco , CA 94104 United States

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the LA Riots/Uprising, join us for an evening of food, drink, and conversation on what has been described as a "race riot".  The panelists will be speaking about the underlying conditions of economic, social, and political inequality that sparked the uprising, and why the lessons learned from the aftermath of the LA Riots/Uprising is still relevant in today's struggle for civil rights. Our Staff Attorney, Saira Hussain (Criminal Justice Reform program) will…

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Rent Control and Rent Increase

July 29, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Asian Law Caucus Office, 55 Columbus Avenue
San Franciso, CA 94111 United States

As San Francisco continues to grow as a strong rental market, more and more native San Franciscans are constantly being pushed out of their homes. A majority of the time, tenants are pushed out due to enormous rent increases that are highly unreasonable for a large percentage of the population. This panel will discuss the legalities of rental increases in a rent-controlled unit as well as a non controlled unit, in hopes of furthering your understanding of your rights as…

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August 2016

Rape on the Night Shift: Low-Wage Immigrant Women & Sexual Assault/Harassment in the Workplace

August 1, 2016 @ 12:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Asian Law Caucus Office, 55 Columbus Avenue
San Franciso, CA 94111 United States

According to the Department of Justice, there are more than 17,000 sexual assaults in the workplace each year. Advocates say the true number is underreported, as many victims do not come forward for fear of retaliation and other vulnerabilities. At this brown bag, we will watch the award-winning Frontline documentary Rape on the Night Shift, which investigates the sexual abuse of immigrant women in the janitorial industry. After the showing, William Tamayo (EEOC District Director) and Helen Chen (attorney with…

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The Case of Professor Xiaoxing Xi: Scapegoating Immigrants as National Security Threats

August 9, 2016 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
City College of SF Chinatown/North Beach Campus, 808 Kearny Street, Room 402
San Francisco, CA United States

Join Professor Xiaoxing Xi, Dr. Hatem Bazian of UC Berkeley, and other leaders from Chinese American, Japanese American and Muslim American communities for a historic panel discussion on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 6:00-7:30PM in San Francisco, CA at City Collefe of SF Chinatown/North Beach Campus Room 4012 - 808 Kearny Street. Stay tuned for more details soon! In May 2015, Professor Xiaoxing Xi was arrested and charged by the U.S. government for passing sensitive technology secrets to China. His home was…

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Community Dialogue and Workers’ Rights Clinic in San Jose

August 10, 2016 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tully Branch Community Library, 880 Tully Road
San Jose, CA United States

October 2016

4th Annual San Francisco Mayor’s Cup

October 1, 2016 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
TPC Harding Park, 99 Harding Road
San Francisco, CA United States

You can register either groups and individuals.

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