Events & Trainings

CGRS regularly holds and participates in events and trainings in California and around the country and internationally to increase awareness, knowledge, and expertise on refugee law and policy and human rights. Our events and trainings are generally open to the public, including attorneys, government officials, human rights advocates, social service providers, law and undergraduate students, media and others. If your organization is interested in co-sponsoring an event or training, please contact us at

Upcoming Events & Trainings

CGRS MCLE Webinar: Asylum and Withholding Claims in Climate Change Fact Patterns

Please join the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies (CGRS) for a webinar exploring how individuals fleeing harm in the context of climate change and environmental disasters can qualify for asylum and withholding of removal. CGRS attorneys will walk through some fact patterns from our database and discuss highlights from our upcoming Practice Advisory: Analyzing Asylum Claims for Individuals Fleeing Climate Change or Environmental Disaster.

Attendees are encouraged to submit questions on the registration form.

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023

Time: 10:00-11:00 AM Pacific

Presenters: Neela Chakravartula, CGRS Managing Attorney, and Julie Bourdoiseau, CGRS Staff Attorney

Location: Zoom (link provided after registration)

MCLE: 1 credit of general CLE credit

Register here by Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 5 PM Pacific.

This webinar will be recorded. The recording and materials will be made available to all registrants after the webinar.

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