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

For information on upcoming trainings and recordings of past trainnigs, please visit our Training page. Check back for future events.


Webinar on Haitian Asylum Claims

Date: Thursday, March 30
Time: 3:00 pm ET/12:00 pm PT
Registration online

Topics to be covered:

  • Country Conditions in Haiti
  • Cultural Competency
  • Asylum Eligibility for Haitians
  • Resources for Attorneys

Salt, Sugar and Love From Nowhere

Date: Friday, May 5
Time: 7:00-10:00 pm

University of California, Hastings Skyroom
100 McAllister St.
24th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102

Please join us in San Francisco's historic Skyroom to honor the things that make life wonderful: salt, sugar, love and civil rights for all! PATRIACT’s inaugural event will support CGRS's crucial work of protecting the fundamental human rights of women, children, LGBT individuals, and other refugees who flee persecution. Tickets are now available online.

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.