NYCHA Policies Concerning People with a Criminal History: LH Jamaica
Nov
29
1:00 PM13:00

NYCHA Policies Concerning People with a Criminal History: LH Jamaica

Legal Hand Jamaica, Queens Legal Services, Housing Court Answers, and the Legal Aid Society invite you to Know Your Rights Workshops. These workshops are designed for community volunteers, service providers, political office staff, and community residents and will address pressing legal issues in the community. 

This workshop will focus of NYCHA policies for individuals with a criminal history or charges.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nycha-policies-concerning-people-with-a-criminal-history-lh-jamaica-tickets-40036650700

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NYCHA Eviction Process- Tenants' Rights in Termination Hearings: LH Jamaica
Nov
22
1:00 PM13:00

NYCHA Eviction Process- Tenants' Rights in Termination Hearings: LH Jamaica

Legal Hand Jamaica, Queens Legal Services, Housing Court Answers, and the Legal Aid Society invite you to Know Your Rights Workshops. These workshops are designed for community volunteers, service providers, political office staff, and community residents and will address pressing legal issues in the community. 

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nycha-eviction-process-tenants-rights-in-termination-hearings-lh-jamaica-tickets-40036583499

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Nov
15
1:00 PM13:00

Child Support Modifications and Enforcement- Legal Hand Jamaica

Stop by Legal Hand Jamaica to learn about child support modifications and enforcement. This workshop will feature break out groups for custodial and non-custodial parents.

Legal Hand holds Know-Your-Rights Workshops on Wednesdays with Queens Legal Services attorneys and other service providers. These workshops are designed for community volunteers, service providers, and community residents and will address pressing legal issues they face.

This workshop is in partnership with Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT).

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/child-support-modifications-and-enforcement-legal-hand-jamaica-tickets-39485472110

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Getting Repairs and Addressing Landlord Harassment - Legal Hand Crown Heights
Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

Getting Repairs and Addressing Landlord Harassment - Legal Hand Crown Heights

Do you know what to do if your landlord is harassing you? How do you demand repairs? Do you know what your rights are in court? Come to our free workshop to learn about options for tenants in Housing Court to address landlord harassment and to demand repairs. This workshop is presented by Housing Court Answers. Dinner will be provided.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/getting-repairs-and-addressing-landlord-harassment-legal-hand-crown-heights-tickets-39301375472

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Advanced Directives Workshop- Legal Hand Crown Heights
Nov
9
12:00 PM12:00

Advanced Directives Workshop- Legal Hand Crown Heights

The New York Legal Assistance Group and Legal Hand presents an Advance Directives Workshop. An advance directve is a written statement of a person's wishes regarding their medical treatment. At our workshop, we will answer questions about topics such as health proxys, attorney of law, and living will.

Our workshops are free and open to everyone. Food will be provided.

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Nov
8
1:00 PM13:00

The Basics of Child Support: Custodial and Non-Custodial Parents- Legal Hand Jamaica

Join Legal Hand Jamaica, for a comprehensive presentation on child support for non-custodial and custodial parents.

This workshop is in partnership with Legal Information for Families Today and Queens Legal Services.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-basics-of-child-support-custodial-and-non-custodial-parents-legal-hand-jamaica-tickets-39485338711

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Understanding Housing Court- Legal Hand Crown Heights
Nov
6
6:00 PM18:00

Understanding Housing Court- Legal Hand Crown Heights

Housing Court can be overwhelming, but we want to help you feel more in control! Come learn about what to expect in Housing Court and how to navigate the tricky court processes! This free workshop is presented by Housing Court Answers and is open to the public. Dinner will be provided.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-housing-court-legal-hand-crown-heights-tickets-39301268151

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Oct
25
1:00 PM13:00

Marginalized Housing: Basement Apts, Roommates, Sub-tenancy, and Single Rms- Legal Hand Jamaica

Legal Hand Jamaica invites you to Know-Your-Rights Workshops on Wednesdayswith Queens Legal Services attorneys and other service providers. These workshops are designed for community volunteers, service providers, and community residents and will address pressing legal issues they face.

RSVP here

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Oct
18
1:00 PM13:00

DV Victim Services- Sanctuary for Families at Precinct 103- Legal Hand Jamaica

Legal Hand Jamaica invites you to Know-Your-Rights Workshops on Wednesdays with Queens Legal Services attorneys and other service providers. These workshops are designed for community volunteers, service providers, and community residents and will address pressing legal issues they face.

RSVP here

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Oct
11
6:00 PM18:00

Volunteer Information Session- Legal Hand Crown Heights

Want to become an agent of change for your community? As a Legal Hand volunteer, you can help community members with the laws, rules, and forms that affect daily life. Learn how to help your neighbors and gain experience navigating legal issues!

 

Please attend one info session to apply: Tuesday, October 10, 1 PM - 2 PM OR Wednesday, October 11, 6 PM - 7 PM

To RSVP for the October 11th workshop, click here.

 

Info sessions will be held at Legal Hand office 250 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213

 

Volunteer responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Attending trainings in a variety of legal issue areas, including family law, housing, benefits, and employment
  • Conducting oureach around Crown Heights on behalf of Legal Hand
  • Assisting residents with a variety of legal issues by completing intakes, filling out paperwork, and making referrals to full-scale representation when necessary
  • Helping residents with job and housing applications, and advocating for clients over the phone

Requirements include:

  • Ability to commit to a minimum of 3 hours per week in our Crown Heights office for a minimum of 6 months
  • Must be 18 and over
  • Must have strong computer literacy and comfort

 

Please note: All volunteers are require to attend a two day training on October 23rd and 30th 5:30 - 8:30 PM at the Brooklyn Public Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn, NY 11238. Dinner will be provided.

For more information, contact Hannah Margolin at: (718) 619 4248 or margolinh@crownheights.org

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Oct
11
1:00 PM13:00

Government Benefits- How to Apply for Them and How to Appeal HRA Decisions- Legal Hand Jamaica

Legal Hand is a community-based legal project working to increase access to justice and systems for community members. At Legal Hand, trained community volunteers
provide legal information, resources, self-help strategies, and referrals tocommunity members facing legal issues that affect their lives.
Legal Hand Jamaica invites you to Know-Your-Rights Workshops on Wednesdayswith Queens Legal Services attorneys and other service providers. These workshops are designed for community volunteers, service providers, and community residents
and will address pressing legal issues they face.

RSVP here

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Oct
10
1:00 PM13:00

Volunteer Information Session - Legal Hand Crown Heights

Want to become an agent of change for your community? As a Legal Hand volunteer, you can help community members with the laws, rules, and forms that affect daily life. Learn how to help your neighbors and gain experience navigating legal issues!

 

Please attend one info session to apply: Tuesday, October 10, 1 PM - 2 PM OR Wednesday, October 11, 6 PM - 7 PM

To RSVP for the October 11th workshop, click here.

 

Info sessions will be held at Legal Hand office 250 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213

 

Volunteer responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Attending trainings in a variety of legal issue areas, including family law, housing, benefits, and employment
  • Conducting oureach around Crown Heights on behalf of Legal Hand
  • Assisting residents with a variety of legal issues by completing intakes, filling out paperwork, and making referrals to full-scale representation when necessary
  • Helping residents with job and housing applications, and advocating for clients over the phone

Requirements include:

  • Ability to commit to a minimum of 3 hours per week in our Crown Heights office for a minimum of 6 months
  • Must be 18 and over
  • Must have strong computer literacy and comfort

 

Please note: All volunteers are require to attend a two day training on October 23rd and 30th 5:30 - 8:30 PM at the Brooklyn Public Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn, NY 11238. Dinner will be provided.

For more information, contact Hannah Margolin at: (718) 619 4248 or margolinh@crownheights.org

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Oct
4
1:00 PM13:00

School Discipline and Bullying- Legal Hand Jamaica

Legal Hand is a community-based legal project working to increase access to justice and systems for community members. At Legal Hand, trained community volunteers
provide legal information, resources, self-help strategies, and referrals tocommunity members facing legal issues that affect their lives.
Legal Hand Jamaica invites you to Know-Your-Rights Workshops on Wednesdayswith Queens Legal Services attorneys and other service providers. These workshops are designed for community volunteers, service providers, and community residents
and will address pressing legal issues they face.

RSVP here

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Oct
2
6:00 PM18:00

Getting Repairs for NYCHA Tenants Workshop- Legal Hand Crown Heights

Legal Hand and Housing Court Answers presents a series of know your rights for NYCHA tenants workshops! There will be three workshops, all located at our crown heights office:

- Monday, September 11th: Rent Adjustments and Filing Grievances

- Wednesday, September 13th: NYCHA Termination of Tenancy (Eviction) Hearings

- Monday, October 2nd: Getting Repairs

All our workshops are free and open to everyone! Pizza will be provided.

Housing Court Answers educates and empowers NYC tenants and small homeowners through Information Tables and a hotline. They can explain Housing Court and housing law, rent arrears assistance, and homeless prevention guidance. They also assist NYCHA tenants with an Informmation Table at 250 Broadway.

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/getting-repairs-for-nycha-tenants-workshop-legal-hand-crown-heights-tickets-37709010666

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Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Computer Training- Legal Hand Crown Heights

Join our volunteers at Legal Hand Crown Heights in a computer 101 training! Learn the basics of using a computer, navigating programs like microsoft word, and using the internet.

Our trainings are free and open to everyone. Food will be provided. 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/computer-training-legal-hand-crown-heights-tickets-37918853311

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Aug
30
1:00 AM01:00

Know Your Rights-Social Security Disability Basics

Legal Hand is a community-based legal project working to increase access to justice
and systems for community members. At Legal Hand, trained community volunteers
provide legal information, resources, self-help strategies, and referrals to
community members facing legal issues that affect their lives.


Legal Hand Jamaica invites you to Know-Your-Rights Workshops on Wednesdays
with Queens Legal Services attorneys and other service providers. These workshops
are designed for community volunteers, service providers, and community residents
and will address pressing legal issues they face.
 

Please RSVP with Jennie G. Kim or Jose W. Torres at 718-593-2193 or legalhandjamaica@gmail.com 

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