At 1 PM on Friday, Feb. 17 (#F17), #LawStrikesBack!
NYC lawyers, law students, and legal workers of all kinds will gather at City Hall in coordination with the nationwide #GeneralStrike. This demonstration is one of many being planned across the country so the legal community can express our solidarity with the growing movements against the new regime and its white supremacist agenda. Make signs, bring your colleauges, and join us!
Speakers will include:
Natasha Lycia Ora Bannon (NLG)
@Vince Warren (Center for Constitutional Rights)
Juan Cartagena (LatinoJustice PRLDEF)
Marbre Stahly (Law 4 Black Lives)
Sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild (nlg.org)
Center for Constitutional Rights (ccrjustice.org)
Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) (srlp.org)
New York Civil Liberties Union (nyclu.org)
People's Law Office (peopleslawoffice.com)
Sugar Law Center for Social and Economic Justice (sugarlaw.org)
Water Protector Legal Collective (waterprotectorlegal.org)
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
LatinoJustice PRLDEF (latinojustice.org)\
Abolitionist Law Center (abolitionistlawcenter.org)
Palestine Legal (palestinelegal.org)
TGI Justice Project (TGIJP) (tgijp.org)
Defending Dissent Foundation/ Bill of Rights Defense Committee
Civil Liberties Defense Center (cldc.org)
Black and Pink (blackandpink.org)
The Jericho Movement (thejerichomovement.com)
Black Movement-Law Project (bmlp.org)
If your legal organization would like to co-sponsor this event, please email NLG Director of Research and Education Traci Yoder at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPREAD THE WORD! Use #LawStrikesBack along with #F17 and #GeneralStrike.