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

Webinar: Asylum Protection During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, this administration has sought to curtail asylum protection in the United States. The administration has used the pandemic as a pretext to further restricting access to asylum. Join the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS) - California for an update on key policies impacting asylum seekers and strategies to consider to mitigate pandemic-related challenges in representation.

Date: Thursday, June 18, 10:30-11:30 am Pacific
Panelists: Christine Lin, CGRS Director of Training & Technical Assistance, Anne Peterson, CGRS Senior Staff Attorney
RSVP: Please RSVP by June 15th by filling out this form.

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