Support From Outside the Walls Training Series
The NLG Bay Area Police and Prisons Committee
CLE Credit Will Be Available For Paralegals and Attorneys
This training series focuses on practical skills development for loved ones, activists, legal workers, and lawyers to
understand the nitty gritty methods and best practices for supporting people on the inside.
RSVP & Survey Please complete to shape venue, content, and number of copies for the series.
Email List Sign up for announcements here http://eepurl.com/7WwfL
Materials, resources, and flyers for this training series are available here http://caitlinkellyhenry.com/support/
Location Trainings will be conducted at 1201 Martin Luther King Jr. Way at 12th St., Oakland (accessible).
Cost If you can affort do, please donate to cover expenses http://www.nlgsf.org/contribute.
Training 5: Visiting Incarcerated People (Legal & Social/Family Visits)
Learn how to visit people incarcerated in California prisons. Participants will leave knowing how to request and
conduct legal visits and social/family visits, and access support that exists for people traveling to prisons.
Panelists include Taeva Shefler, Prison Visit Program Director, California Prison Focus www.prisons.org
Joy Ross: Former member of the Statewide Inmate Family Council and San Quentin Inmate Family Council. Has been
a regular visitor to California prisons since 2004.
Arieta Ross: Current member and website coordinator of San Quentin Inmate Family Council since 2013. Has been a
regular visitor to California Prisons for several years. www.sanquentin-ifc.org
Saturday, January 31*, 2-4PM *Please note the date change.
Invite here https://www.facebook.com/events/1479990305594570/
Training 6: Support for People in Immigration Detention
Learn how to visit migrants detained in in California jails, prisons, and detention facilities. Participants will leave
knowing how to request and conduct legal visits and social/family visits.
Anoop Prasad, Staff Attorney, Immigrant Rights Program Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus
Christina Mansfield, Co-Executive Director, Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC)
February 28, 2015, 12-2pm
Invite here https://www.facebook.com/events/320085904848871/
Training 7: Challenges to Getting Appropriate Medical or Mental Health Care On The Inside: Tools For More
Effective Advocacy and Better Outcomes for Incarcerated People and Supporters On The Outside.
This training will teach participants the legal rights of inmates with medical or mental health needs. The trainer(s) will
focus on strategies to advocate for better treatment, including evaluations, medications, and emergency care, for
individuals in jails and prisons. Examples will be drawn from experiences with individual and systemic legal advocacy.
Trainers will include: Aaron Fischer, Esq., Associate, Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP (San Francisco) - Attorney
experienced in disability rights, Eighth Amendment rights, systemic jail mental health reforms, diabetes antidiscrimination
April 23, 2015, 6:30-8pm
Invite here https://www.facebook.com/events/699605036802805/
For more information about the NLG SF Police and Prisons Committee visit http://www.nlgsf.org/police-prisons.
For Questions About the Training Series Please Contact: Caitlin Kelly Henry firstname.lastname@example.org
Allyson West, Executive Director California Reentry Program P.O. Box 483 San Quentin, CA 94964 www.ca-reentry.org 415-599-6586
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