Fresh Air Fund Free Summer Camp! - Legal Hand Crown Heights
Jan
24
6:00 PM18:00

Fresh Air Fund Free Summer Camp! - Legal Hand Crown Heights

Learn more about the Fresh Air Fund free overnight summer camp program for NYC youth! 

Come to Legal Hand Crown Heights for an informational presentation and registration event for the Fresh Air Fund. This event is an opportunity to learn about the Fresh Air Fund, ask your questions about their programs, and register your children for next summer! Registration is first come, first served, so don't wait!

Make sure to bring a copy of the child's health insurance card and public assistance information (if available).

Since 1877, The Fresh Air Fund has unlocked the limitless potential of more than 1.8 million New York City children from low-income communities. Each year, thousands of children experience outdoor summer adventures through visits with volunteer host families along the East Coast and Southern Canada and at The Fund’s five overnight camps in Fishkill, NY. Fresh Air children also participate in year-round leadership and educational programs. 

All Legal Hand events are free and open to the public.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fresh-air-fund-free-summer-camp-legal-hand-crown-heights-tickets-41469381035

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Sanctuary for All: Legal Hand Jamaica
Jan
19
11:00 AM11:00

Sanctuary for All: Legal Hand Jamaica

Legal Hand Jamaica is proud to host its Second Annual Sanctuary for All event on January 19th, 2018. We are coming together to reaffirm our commitment to all members of our community and to stand together to empower and protect our immigrant community members. Social and Legal services providers, government agencies, and advocates in our area will present about services they provide and will be available for questions.

Presenters will include: Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), Queens Legal Services, Queens Borough President’s Office, Legal Aid Society, Anti-Violence Project, NYC Commission on Human Rights, NYC Health and Human Services, Queens Library, New Americans Program, Minkwon Center, HAUP, DRUM, Core Vision, WomanKind, Woodside On the Move, Catholic Migration Services Make the Road, NYC Comptroller’s Office, First Presbyterian Church NYC, and Turning Point for Women and Families.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sanctuary-for-all-tickets-41954658513

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Emergency Planning for Immigrant Families with Children: Legal Hand Jamaica
Jan
17
1:00 PM13:00

Emergency Planning for Immigrant Families with Children: Legal Hand Jamaica


Legal Hand Jamaica invites you to Know Your Rights Workshops. These free workshops are designed for community volunteers, service providers, political office staff, and community residents and will address pressing legal issues in the community. 

At this workshop, CUNY Law School's legal clinic team will present about emergency planning for immigrant families facing detention and deportation.  The workshop will cover different legal instruments concerning children's custody and guardianship and protecting properties.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/emergency-planning-for-immigrant-families-with-children-legal-hand-jamaica-tickets-41954231235

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Jan
12
1:30 PM13:30

Mental Health First Aid Certification Training with Thrive NYC: Legal Hand Jamaica

Are you a Legal Hand volunteer or other service provider in NYC? Come to Legal Hand Jamaica for a Mental Heath First Aid certification training with NYC Thrive.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-certification-training-with-thrive-nyc-legal-hand-jamaica-tickets-41954113884

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Jan
11
10:30 AM10:30

ARIVA Housing Financial Counseling: Legal Hand Jamaica

An ARIVA representative will provide consultation with people who need to find housing (an apartment) or want to apply through Housing Connect.  Please make an appointment by calling 311 or from Legal Hand Jamaica site.

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ariva-housing-financial-counseling-legal-hand-jamaica-tickets-41953854107

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Homeowner Tax Exemptions Applications: Legal Hand Brownsville
Jan
11
10:00 AM10:00

Homeowner Tax Exemptions Applications: Legal Hand Brownsville

Senior and disabled homeowners- Stop by Legal Hand Brownsville to learn about property tax exemptions. We can assist with assessing your situation and helping you to fill out an application for a property tax exemption.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/homeowner-tax-exemptions-applications-legal-hand-brownsville-tickets-41956264316

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Jan
11
10:00 AM10:00

Human Rights Clinic- Legal Hand Jamaica

Are you facing discrimination in housing or employment situations? On January 11th, a NYC Commission of Human Rights representative will be conducting intakes and provide information to people facing discrimination in housing and employment contexts. Please call in advance to make an appointment.

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/human-rights-clinic-legal-hand-jamaica-tickets-41953932341

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Know-Your-Rights Workshop: Immigrant Workers’ Rights: Legal Hand Jamaica
Jan
10
1:30 PM13:30

Know-Your-Rights Workshop: Immigrant Workers’ Rights: Legal Hand Jamaica

Legal Hand Jamaica invites you to Know Your Rights Workshops. These free workshops are designed for community volunteers, service providers, political office staff, and community residents and will address pressing legal issues in the community. 

In this workshop, the NYS Department of Labor and NYC Comptroller Stringer's Office will address issues that immigrant workers are facing and legal protections they have.  They will also address what their offices are doing this year to protect immigrants.  

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/know-your-rights-workshop-immigrant-workers-rights-legal-hand-jamaica-tickets-41953779885

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Dec
28
1:00 PM13:00

Know Your Rights: Homeless Shelters- Legal Hand Jamaica

Legal Hand Jamaica invites 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. 

In this workshop, the NYC Department of Homeless Services will present about how people may access shelters, what services are available, and what homeless preventive measurements are taken.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/know-your-rights-homeless-shelters-legal-hand-jamaica-tickets-40993496652

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Dec
20
1:00 PM13:00

HomeBase Eviction Prevention Programs- Legal Hand Jamaica

Legal Hand Jamaica invites 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. 

In this workshop HRA's HomeBase Program representative will present about homeless prevention programs available, eligibility, and application process.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/homebase-eviction-prevention-programs-legal-hand-jamaica-tickets-40993530754

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Predatory Lending Workshop : Legal Hand Brownsville
Dec
19
to Dec 20

Predatory Lending Workshop : Legal Hand Brownsville

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Combating predatory lending practices is a priority for the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs. Join DCA representatives at Legal Hand Brownsville to learn how to protect yourself and your family from deceptive lending and get connected with free financial counseling services. 

This workshop is free and open to the public.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/predatory-lending-workshop-legal-hand-brownsville-tickets-41020226602

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Affordable Housing Search- Legal Hand Jamaica
Dec
13
1:00 PM13:00

Affordable Housing Search- Legal Hand Jamaica

Legal Hand Jamaica invites 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. 

During this workshop, a Legal Services NYC attorney will go over affordable housing programs and how to conduct a online search for housing.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/affordable-housing-search-legal-hand-jamaica-tickets-40993290034

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Broken Leases Workshop - Legal Hand Crown Heights
Dec
13
1:00 PM13:00

Broken Leases Workshop - Legal Hand Crown Heights

Come learn about the consequences of breaking a lease, what to do if you need to leave your apartment before your lease is up, and more!

Join Legal Hand and the Urban Justice Center Community Development Project for an informative presentation and an opportunity to ask your question to experts.

This workshop will be held on December 6th at 6pm and again on December 13th at 1pm.

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

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/broken-leases-workshop-legal-hand-crown-heights-tickets-39663546736

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Financial Considerations in Searching for Housing- Legal Hand Jamaica
Dec
12
1:00 PM13:00

Financial Considerations in Searching for Housing- Legal Hand Jamaica

Legal Hand Jamaica invites 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. 

Ariva housing counselor Gregory Blackmon will go over financial considerations in searching for housing, consumer credit report, and Housing Connect income eligibility.

Before the workshop, an ARIVA representative will provide consultation with people who need to find housing (an apartment) or want to apply through Housing Connect. Please make an appoint by calling 311 or from Legal Hand Jamaica site.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/financial-considerations-in-searching-for-housing-legal-hand-jamaica-tickets-40993219824

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Child Support: Know Your Rights - Legal Hand Crown Heights
Dec
11
6:00 PM18:00

Child Support: Know Your Rights - Legal Hand Crown Heights

Come to a community workshop about adjusting, paying, or requesting child support and dealing with related issues. This event is open to both custodial and non-custodial parents, so whether you receive child support or pay child support, this is for you!

Join Legal Hand and Her Justice for an informative presentation and an opportunity to ask your question to experts.

This workshop will be held on December 11th at 6pm.

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

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/child-support-know-your-rights-legal-hand-crown-heights-tickets-40854529999

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Broken Leases Workshop- Legal Hand Crown Heights
Dec
6
2:00 PM14:00

Broken Leases Workshop- Legal Hand Crown Heights

Come learn about the consequences of breaking a lease, what to do if you need to leave your apartment before your lease is up, and more!

Join Legal Hand and the Community Development Project of Urban Justice Center for an informative presentation and an opportunity to ask your question to experts.

This workshop will be held on December 6th at 6pm and again on December 13th at 1pm.

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

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/broken-leases-workshop-legal-hand-crown-heights-tickets-39663546736

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Mental Health First Aid Training with Thrive NYC- Legal Hand Jamaica
Dec
6
1:00 PM13:00

Mental Health First Aid Training with Thrive NYC- Legal Hand Jamaica

Legal Hand Jamaica invites 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. 

The workshop is in partnership with Thrive NYC and will give you the basis to detect and respond to people in our midst suffering often unseen pain.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-training-with-thrive-nyc-legal-hand-jamaica-tickets-40993118521

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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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