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Know Your Rights: Cleveland Public Library Offers Monthly Legal Seminars on Facebook

Cleveland Public Library is partnering with The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland to provide free legal advice and education seminars.

The Legal Aid at the Library sessions will be on Facebook Live. Legal Aid attorneys, Cleveland Public Library staff, and special guests will tackle a different topic each month. The first Facebook Live seminar on Tuesday, February 23 at 5 p.m. will focus on Immigration with the Refugee Response and Catholic Charities.

LEGAL TOPICDATETIME
ImmigrationTuesday, February 235 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Guardianship and Mental HealthTuesday, March 305 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Record SealingTuesday, April 275 p.m. – 6 p.m.

The March 30 seminar on guardianship and mental health will include guests from NAMI Lorain and the Reminger law firm.

The Cuyahoga County Public Defender’s Office and the Office of Reentry will join the April 27 conversation on record sealing. We will highlight changes to record sealing law that go into in early April and the new application process through the Office of Reentry.

“Knowing your rights makes our communities stronger. These seminars will help people understand our legal system, learn which questions to ask to seek meaningful answers, as well as, how to fight for better treatment,” remarks Aaron Mason, Director of Community Engagement at Cleveland Public Library. “We invite everyone to join us.” For more information on programming at Cleveland Public Library, visit cpl.org/eventsclasses/.