The NAACP is holding its 2017 convention in Baltimore from July 22 – 26. It will be held at the Convention Center in downtown Baltimore and include a wide range of topics from the Flint water crisis to the challenges faced by African-American prosecutors. Panelists will include members of the National Organization of Black Law … More NAACP Annual Convention in Baltimore, July 22 – 26, 2017
The Juvenile Justice Project is seeking up to 100 people to participate in this important Project in representing people who, as juveniles, were sentenced to life in prison and have been granted parole hearings due to the ACLU lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of MD’s parole system. Please consider joining this Project and helping to … More MD Juvenile Lifer Parole Representation Project / Pro Bono Opportunity — Training on July 26
The 20/20 Campaign, United Not Blighted seeks to bring people together and inform them about Community Land Trusts, and to win public investment for the Land Trusts. This Campaign is supported by the NLG, United Workers for the Homeless, the Public Justice Center, and many others. Please consider participating in canvassing training and canvassing … More 20/20 Campaign United Not Blighted – July 15, 2017 Training and Canvassing
The 2nd training of the Court Observation Project in Baltimore City will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2017, from 1 PM – 3 PM, at the Neighborhood Defenders Northwest Office, 4151 Park Heights Avenue, 2nd Floor, Community Conference Room. The Project runs through Sept. 30 and you must commit to at least 4 bail … More Court Observation Project – 2nd Training Session at the Neighborhood Defenders Northwest Office
The Chapter’s next meeting will be at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the Helmand Kabobi Cafe, 855 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205. Please join us for the meeting and the fundraiser which will be held right afterwards, from 6 – 8 PM. Everyone who attends the fundraiser will receive a … More NLG MD Chapter’s July 12 Meeting and Q3 Fundraiser – Please Join Us
Heartfelt congratulations go out to the student members of the NLG who received their J.D. degrees in May! These law school grads made outstanding contributions to the work of the Guild. All the best to you, wishing you successful studies for the bar exam, and we hope to see you at future NLG meetings and … More Congratulations to NLG Law Student Graduates!
The Public Justice Center and Baltimore Housing Roundtable held a 20/20 Vision Campaign Rallying Event on 5/13/17 at The Baltimore War Memorial. Members of NLG MD Chapter attended this moving event. Community members shared their housing experiences and their hopes for affordable housing.