MLK Day Hotline Volunteer Training

Calling all Lawyers and Senior Law students! First Defense Legal Aid is offering a free volunteer training to all lawyers. Come learn how to protect arrestee rights and change lives by taking just one 6-hour shift per month. We provide all of the necessary materials at orientation. Please email volunteer@first-defense.org to RSVP for the training.

Date: Monday, January 16th

Time: 6:00-7:30 pm

Location: West Side Justice Center, 601 S California (free street parking, access from the Green Line/Blue Line, and the 94 & 7 buses).

This training will be part of our Martin Luther King Day of Service;
a day of outreach and engagement with Chicago’s west side youth and family. All are invited! The day’s schedule will be:

1pm:   Drumming up Justice

2pm:   Key note: Stan Willis, Civil & Human Rights Attorney & Activist

3pm:   Know Your Rights Canvassing

5pm:   Free Write “Mitigating Evidence” Art Exhibit & Service Reflection

5:30    Dinner & Call to Action

6pm   Hotline Volunteer Orientation

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