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Candlelight Vigil for Public Defender Jeff Adachi

  • 27 Feb 2019
  • 7:00 PM

BALIF was sad to learn of the passing of our San Francisco Public Defender and reform advocate, Jeff Adachi, who stood up for our most marginalized and always spoke truth to power.

BALIF along with community leaders and the San Francisco Office of the Public Defenders invite you to join us in honoring Jeff Adachi's legacy in the fights for civil liberties, racial justice, immigration rights. 

Tomorrow evening, 7 pm at the SF Public Defender's office (555 7th Street), the San Francisco community will come to remember Adachi and commit to carry on his fight together. 

We will gather at the Public Defender's office ( for a candle light vigil and short program. We will then march through the Tenderloin to City Hall.

Rest in Power Jeff. We will carry your legacy.

Co-Sponsored by: BALIF, Bayview Magic, United Playaz, Arab Resource and Organizing Center - AROC, Community United Against Violence -CUAV, La Colectiva de Mujeres, Idriss Stelley Foundation, FREE SF, Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus, No New Jail SF, Justice for Luis Gongora Pat, Mission Peace Collaborative, Instituto Familiar de la Raza, HOMEY, Justice for Amilcar Perez, Kearny Street Workshop, South Beach District 6 Democratic Club, The League of Pissed off Voters, San Francisco Latino Democratic Club, SF Rising, ANSWER Coalition, Santa Clara County Office of the Public Defender, Alameda County Office of the Public Defender, Justice for Mario Woods, Asian Pacific American Advocates San Francisco, Beds 4 Bayview Coalition, Hecho en California, Nikkei Resisters, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Homeless Youth Allaince, UC Hastings Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, Berry Powerful Ladies, SF Green Party, Asian American Criminal Trial Lawyers' Association, and National Filipino American Lawyers Association, Poor Magazine- Prensa Pobre, Glide, San Francisco Young Democrats, Bernal Heights Democratic Club, Rose Pak Democratic Club, Asian Pacific Islander Council, SF Pretrial Diversion Project.

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