2018-08-01 / Political Page

BP Katz’ Know Your Rights Week

Borough President Melinda Katz and The Legal Aid Society in partnership with 696 Build Queensbridge, LIFE Camp, Sheltering Arms NY – Rock Safe Streets, Transitional Services for New York, and Queens Library proudly present Borough President Katz’ Know Your Rights Week: Closing Cases, Opening Doors, on August 6-10.

Ask a lawyer; it’s confidential and free.

Did you know that employer discrimination based on past convictions is widespread? You may be eligible to have your old non-violent conviction records sealed. Come and learn more about this and other ways to eliminate unnecessary barriers to opportunity and employment, including cleaning up your rap sheet and getting Certificates of Relief and Good Conduct.

The meeting dates are as follow:

Monday, August 6, 6:30 - 8:00 pm: LIFE Camp, Inc., 111-12 Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica. RSVP: Germain Thompson, 646.300.0538

Tuesday, August 7, 6:30 – 8:00 pm: 696 Build Queensbridge, 10-31 41st Avenue in Long Island City. RSVP: Germain Thompson, 646.300.0538.

Wednesday, August 8, 2:00 – 3:30 pm: Transitional Services for New York, Inc. at Hazel House, 80-45 Winchester Boulevard (Building 74) in Queens Village. RSVP www.queensbp.org/RSVP or 718-286.2661; and Wednesday, August 8, 6:30 – 8:00 pm: Queens Borough Hall 120-55 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens RSVP: www.queensbp.org/RSVP or 718.286.2661.

Thursday, August 9, 6:30 – 8:00 pm: Sheltering Arms NY 1600 Central Avenue in Far Rockaway RSVP: Germain Thompson, 646.300.0538.

Friday, August 10, 4:30 – 6:00 pm: Queens Library at Jackson Heights 35-51 81st Street in Jackson Heights RSVP: www.queensbp.org/RSVP or 718-286.2661.

For more information, visit: www.queensbp.org/knowyourrights.

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