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 cgrs@uchastings.edu.

Upcoming Events & Trainings

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights: Fall Asylum Seminar

Date: Friday, October 29, 2018
Time: 9 am-5 pm
Location: DLA Piper, 555 Mission St. Suite 2400, San Francisco, CA

Registration is now open online.

Webinar for Country Conditions Experts

Join CGRS for a free webinar on providing effective expert testimony in asylum cases. The webinar will provide country conditions experts with a brief overview of the asylum process and the importance of country conditions evidence and will outline best practices for collaboration with attorneys. The webinar will be presented by a panel of country conditions experts and CGRS staff attorneys.

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time: 10-11 am PDT (1-2 pm EDT)

Register online to secure your spot. A link to view the webinar will be provided to all registrants in advance. For those who are unable to attend the webinar live, a recording will be made available.

Webinar for Advocates on Working with Medical and Mental Health Experts

Join CGRS for a free webinar on best practices for working with medical and mental health professionals who provide expert testimony in asylum cases. The webinar will provide advocates with an overview of the purpose of medical and mental health evaluations in asylum cases and the collaboration process between lawyers and experts.

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Time: 10:30-11:30 am PT (1:30-2:30 pm ET)

Register online to secure your spot. A link to view the webinar will be provided to all registrants in advance. For those who are unable to attend the webinar live, a recording will be made available.

Help Support CGRS!

CGRS relies on individual donations to provide informative events and trainings free of charge. Please consider donating to support our work. Donate here.