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October 2019

Pro Bono Legal Training to Represent Youth Aging Out of DCF Care

October 22, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
McCarter & English, 185 Asylum Street
Hartford, CT United States
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CCA's "800" project trains Connecticut attorneys to provide pro bono legal representation for youth who receive DCF 800 discharge notices or would like to re-engage with DCF.   October 22 and 29, 2019 - Please plan to attend both sessions. McCarter & English, Hartford, CT Classes qualify for CT CLEs.  Who are the youth we will represent? Older foster youth can age out of DCF care without any permanency options in their lives . . . 30% of the foster…

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Keep Utilities On – Hartford Clinic

October 25, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Gengras Auditorium, Gengras Auditorium, 1000 Asylum Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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October 25, 2019 from 1 pm - 4 pm St. Francis Hospital Gengras Auditorium, 1000 Asylum Avenue, Hartford  Click for details and to download flyers in English and Spanish. Legal volunteers will be available to: Provide budget counseling Review family income to determine eligibility and maximize state and federal benefits Meet with on-site utility company representatives to secure affordable payment arrangements and maintain utility service Walk-ins are welcome, but if possible, please ask that clients/patients register in advance: Bonnie Roswig,…

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November 2019

Pro Bono Legal Training to Represent Immigrant Children

November 1, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Robinson & Cole, 1055 Washington Blvd
Stamford, Connecticut 06901 United States
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Register Now for Pro Bono Legal Training to Represent Immigrant Youth in Connecticut Center for Children's Advocacy is training attorneys interested in providing legal representation for Connecticut youth who may qualify for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status. Friday, November 1, 2019 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Robinson & Cole, 1055 Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT ​Lunch will be provided.  Click here for directions and parking information Cost for this training is $250. Training will qualify for Connecticut CLEs. Immigrant children in…

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Youth Re-Entry from Confinement: Challenges, Legal Rights, Best Practices

November 21, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UConn Law School, Starr Hall, 65 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Center for Children's Advocacy Seminar Series Advocacy for Youth and Young Adults Re-Entering from Confinement Join us for an important discussion about the needs of youth re-entering the community, relevant legal rights, challenges faced, best practices. Panel James Connolly, Deputy Director of Delinquency Defense, Office of the Chief Public Defender Scott Erfe, Director of Administration, CT Department of Correction Marisa Halm, Director, TeamChild Youth Justice Project, Center for Children’s Advocacy (moderator) Dean Jones, Executive Director, Compass Peace Builders Dan Rezende,…

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