Join us at the Legal Fair this Saturday, April 6 at Jordan Mathews High School at 910 E. Cardinal St., Siler City
The Legal Fair will offer 7 workshops (see below), an Expo of legal services, consulates and agencies, AND free consultations with attorneys.
Childcare is NOT available. Delicious tacos will be on sale. Questions? Call us at 919-742-1448
11:30 AM Registration & schedule free consultations with attorneys (appointments on a first-come, first-served basis)
1:00 PM Opening & Welcome
Ilana Dubester, Executive Director, The Hispanic Liaison
Mike Dasher, Chair, Chatham County Board of Commissioners
1:30 PM Plenary Session ~ Dialog with Law Enforcement Leaders
Law enforcement leaders will share information and answer questions from the audience.
Sheriff Mike Roberson, Chatham County
Sheriff Tracy Carter, Lee County
Interim Police Chief Jeanne Miller, Siler City Police Department
Simultaneous Workshops ~ 2:45 to 3:45 PM
Know Your Rights & Legislative Update
Information about ICE raids, immigrants’ rights and pending anti-immigrant legislation in North Carolina.
Information about divorce and child custody issues.
Information about tenant’s rights and fair housing laws.
Simultaneous Workshops ~ 4:00 to 5:00 PM
Dialog for Immigrant Allies
Information about immigration laws, the recent ICE raids and how allies can support immigrants’ rights.
Latinx Youth Dialog
A safe space for Latinx youth to talk about issues that affect their lives, learn about resources and strategies for taking action to advance immigrants’ rights.
Emergency Planning & Powers of Attorney
How to protect your family in case of deportation and powers of attorney. If you want a power of attorney, you must attend this workshop to register for the free legal clinic on 6/15/2019.