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Programs are issue-specific, staff-led initiatives coordinated with NLG members and movement partners.


NLG-SFBA Committees are NLG member-led and designed to fulfill core functions of the NLG.

Partner Initiatives

SFBA Partner Initiatives are projects led by NLG partners and in many cases members, and partner with but are independent of the NLG.

Political & Legal Education
Political & Legal Education programs are designed to provide Know Your Rights and anti-repression materials and training to movement activists and organizations as well as frontline communities.

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Cali/SF Reparations News

California’s reparations process wasn’t pretty — but could yield important lessons for the rest of the country

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African American Reparations Advisory Committee

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DRAFT San Francisco Reparations Plan

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California task force approves proposal for state reparations to Black Descendants of enslavement.

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Recording of Historic Decision (Youtube)


Other Local News

The destruction of a community in Oakland

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Antioch Community Mobilizes Against Racist Police

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SF Mayor Breed Refuses To Support Reparations

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San Francisco Street Sweeps Of The Unhoused Halted By Judge

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The Mission’s “Crisis” Won’t Be Solved By More Policing

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Stop Forced Evictions And Forced Displacement At Wood Street (Oakland)

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Recent News

What does accountability now look like for the killing of Banko Brown? (SF Chronicle)

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D.A. Brooke Jenkins fumbled a chance to bring S.F. together after Banko Brown’s death (SF Chronicle)
Banko Brown Shooting: Protesters Decry DA’s Decision Not to Prosecute Guard (The San Francisco Standard)

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The US Failed Jordan Neely and Banko Brown Long Before They Were Murdered (truthout)

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Real SF dystopia: Two Black men fighting to death over Walgreens snacks

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Killed over ‘$14 of candy’: Banko Brown’s death is a tragedy of San Francisco’s making

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Banko Brown’s family calls for accountability at supes meeting

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Recent Articles

H.R. 2 Secure the border Act

Protest for Palestine

Protest for Palestine

Saturday, May 13, 2 PM

518 Valencia St., San Francisco

Recent Presentation on Human rights in Peru

Available now in four languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese, French)

Human Rights in Sudan

Calif. Reparations Task Force meeting Sat. May 6 at Mills College, Oakland

NLG Stands In Solidarity With Migrants And Their Families Killed At Ciudad Juárez Detention Center: Mexican And U.s Governments Share Responsibility, Must Be Held Fully Accountable For Migrant Genocide

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NLG News

NLG, HRW, and 40+ Human and Environmental Rights Organizations Condemn State Repression Against Cop City Protesters in Atlanta

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International Solidarity - Peru Update

Peru: UN experts call for end to violence during demonstrations, urge respect for human rights

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Experts of the Human Rights Committee Commend Advances in Promoting Gender Equality, Raise Issues Concerning the Trial of Former President Pedro Castillo 

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Peru’s Deteriorating Human Rights Situation Signals Deeper Political Crisis

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Human Rights Watch

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House Dems Push Biden to Cut Off Security Aid to Peru Over ‘Violent Repression of Protests’

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We call for a condemnation and diligent investigation into the human rights violations in Peru

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Peru: Infinite Protest and Indolent Elites

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Political Repression Under Peruvian Coup Regime
People’s Dispatch

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Peru: Referral to the UN mechanisms about the human rights violations and repression of social protest

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Peru: Lethal state repression is yet another example of contempt for the Indigenous and campesino population

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Law Student Chapter News

Us Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Student Debt Relief Cases

Migrant Justice News

Migrants Died In Detention Fire Because They Couldn’t Pay $200 Bribe to Be Released

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UN Experts Call For Independent Investigation Into Ciudad Juárez Migrant Massacre

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MOBILIZE YOUR SOLIDARITY NOW!! ICE detainee hunger strikers updates:

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Migrant child labor:

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Migrant Boat Sinking

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‘Slavery wages’ prompt hunger strike at ICE detention facilities

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U.S. / Global NEws

The Abolitionist Struggle to Stop Cop City

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New Cold War: U.S, Russia, and China Today

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Reject US Imperialism! Make Our Americas a Zone of Peace

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Palestine, Israel, and the Changing Global Order

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In Peru’s Andes, scars of protest deaths cut deep as families seek justice

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Misión internacional de abogados: En Perú hay grave vulneración de derechos humanos

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Conciencia de los Pueblos brinda conferencia de prensa para presentar informe preliminar sobre los DDHH en el Perú

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Resistance News

Al-Haq Calls for International Accountability Measures as Alarming Settler Attacks on Palestinians Leave Huwwara Properties Razed in Blistering Inferno

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B’Tselem Accuses Israel Government of Backing Pogrom in West Bank Town of Huwara

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Colombia Political Prisoners On Hunger Strike

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Hunger Strike @ Golden State Annex Ice Detention


Peruvian People’s Resistance Intensifies



Asylum Related News

National Immigration Project’s (NIPNLG) Comment on the Proposed Rule by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)

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Witness at the Border – Virtual Event 

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Biden Asylum Ban Will Endanger Refugees

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March 27 deadline for asylum ban comments:

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58 Citizens Sentenced to Death or under the Impending Threat of Death Sentence

Iran Protests: at Least 458 People Killed &
11 Officially Sentenced to Death

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