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"Know Your Rights" Academy

Event Date(s): 
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
40 Rector Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10006

Please join LDF for registration day for our "Know Your Rights" Academy.

Know Your Rights Academy FlyerThe Academy will train ten public housing residents from Manhattan in the fundamentals of organizing and facilitate and evaluate workshops on residents' legal rights as it relates to interactions with law enforcement.

In addition to registering residents for the Academy, potential participants will meet the LDF organizers, get an overview of the Academy's goals and commitment requirements. Potential participants will also get an update on our public housing trespass lawsuit. Please help us by spreading the word. If you have any questions or people you like to recommend please call Marquis Jenkins at (212) 965-2277 or email:

Marquis Jenkins
Community Organizer
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund