Hello Coalition Members & Supporters,
As you know, the murder of Freddie Gray has led to numerous direct actions in Baltimore. Needs are many, so please find updates here:
#BaltimoreUprising – http://baltimoreuprising.org – Updated daily with action opportunities and itineraries, locations, required reading, and needs. Including legal observation, street cleanup, and packing lunches for the children who are not in school due to school closings.
Ferguson Legal Defense – http://www.fergusonlegaldefense.com/baltimore – You can sign up for information about legal observation trainings and their dates/times are updated here.
DC Ferguson – DC Ferguson sent out a call for law students and POCs for legal observation training, as well as street medics. Email email@example.com to share your information and volunteer.
National Lawyers Guild – “There is a desperate need for more LOs and lawyers in Baltimore tonight. The call has come out from the grassroots groups working in the city to organize the protests. There are not enough LOs for all that is needed. This is the moment when we need folks who can be there to come out. Please reach out to Deepa Iyer (301-642-6292) for information about where they are gathering and have set up HQ for the night. If you cannot do tonight they need for tomorrow as well. CCR and others are there to train folks who have not been trained.”
National Bar Association – “Anyone admitted to practice law in MD or interested in being admitted on a pro hac vice basis to assist those arrested in Baltimore for protesting contact the chair of teh National Bar Association’s Rapid Legal Response Team, Attorney J. Wyndal Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-332-4121. All others should contact attorney Armis Donnell, chair of the NBA’s Pro Bono Committee at Armis.email@example.com.”
If you are on Twitter, follow these folks for updates: @fifefifths @HeberBrown @SmartBlackMan @LBSBaltimore @DayvonLove @BmoreBloc @BmoreDoc @Bmore_United
Google Doc with Locations Where Help is Needed – https://docs.google.com/a/georgetown.edu/spreadsheets/d/1sgvVWQkAO_OD20_veYNwWpkCbZKp9SMFEWhidcMqubg/htmlview?usp=sharing&sle=true
(from a survey posted on Twitter using #baltimoreuprising – https://docs.google.com/a/georgetown.edu/forms/d/1t2ZVonrU2SW2kqxAOcbDDRfiRgVGJQ8_J9UcFS9TdIU/viewform?c=0&w=1)