Legal Investigator Training

Join California Prison Focus and the Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition to investigate prison conditions in California’s supermax facilities

  • Learn how to expose human rights abuses happening to people from our communities
  • Understand the legal and ethical framework for conducting legal visits
  • Hear from experienced investigators about how to navigate the prison system and how to write effective reports

Saturday, October 25, 2014
11:30 am – 3:30 pm
1904 Franklin Street, 3rd floor conference room
Oakland, CA 94612

Snacks will be provided

If you are a member of the Human Rights Pen Pal program, you are welcome to be- come a legal investigator!

This training is mandatory for all individuals who want to conduct legal visits in 2015, even if you have previously visited prisons with CPF.

New investigators must fill out a volunteer application and be willing to contribute to the mission and goals of the Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition and California Prison Focus. Conducting visits is subject to the approval of the Prison Visits Program Director and the board of CPF.

For more information and to RSVP, contact: Taeva Shefler

California Prison Focus
1904 Franklin Street, #507
Oakland, CA 94612-2926

Click for flyer (1 page PDF).

Legal Interviewer Application (5 page PDF).

One thought on “Legal Investigator Training

  1. Wish you would offer this as an online class too.


    Nancy Nordyke Shelley Board Member and Coordinator for Justice For All, a project of Unitarian Universalist Justice Florida, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible and gratefully appreciated to help us continue our work. Make checks payable to “Unitarian Universalist Justice Florida” and in the memo line write “Justice For All”. Thank you.

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