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Crashing the Party: Political Protest and Legal Strategies [Providence, RI]

  • IWW Union Hall 375 Smith Street Providence, RI, 02908 United States (map)

Join the Rhode Island Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild on Friday, June 3rd at 5pm for a discussion of free speech and protest in preparation for this summer's RNC and DNC. Let's learn from past organizing as we build and advance our movements today.

This event is hosted by our comrades in the IWW Rhode Island Branch at their Union Hall, 375 Smith St, Providence, RI.

Speakers include:

Kris Hermes, former NLG Mass Defense Coordinator and the author of Crashing the Party: Legacies and Lessons from the RNC 2000.

Camilo Viveiros, local organizer who was charged in a high-profile case stemming from the RNC 2000 protests.

Allyson Quay, Rhode Island attorney and co-founder of the RI NLG Chapter who represented protesters arrested for blocking I-95 and actions in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter and environmental justice movements.

Lipou Laliemthavisay, Massachusetts public defender and co-founder of the RI NLG Chapter and NLG Legal Observer.