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Para Los Niños and L.A. Mayor’s Office to Host ‘Know Your Rights’ Workshop Providing Free Legal Aid for Undocumented Angelenos

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Para Los Niños:

WHEN:
Saturday, March 4, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

WHAT:
Skid Row nonprofit Para Los Niños (For the Children) and the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs will hold their inaugural ‘Know Your Rights’ workshop—a partnership formed to empower and uplift over 200 migrant families living in fear in the wake of executive orders on immigration from Washington. Families will receive briefings from the Mayor’s Office, LAPD with each family provided free legal counsel by a coalition of immigration rights attorneys.

WHO:

  • Dr. Linda Lopez, Chief, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs
  • Lt. Al Labrada, Los Angeles Police Department,
  • Drew Furedi, President & CEO, Para Los Niños
  • Over 200 Downtown Los Angeles families

WHERE:
Para Los Niños Gratts Primary Education Center (Auditorium)
474 Hartford Avenue (Westlake – MacArthur Park)
Los Angeles, CA 90017

VISUAL: Mayor’s Office, LAPD, and over 200 families receiving legal aid on a campus backed by the Downtown Los Angeles skyline.

ABOUT PARA LOS NIÑOS:
Para Los Niños serves over 5,000 impoverished children and family members annually through its 6 preschools, 3 charter schools and array of mental health and social services. Geographically, Para Los Niños’ focus is in Downtown/Skid Row and Westlake/Pico Union. A community-based nonprofit founded in 1980, PLN has served an estimated 50,000 children and their families over the last 36 years. Originally established as a child poverty agency on L.A.’s Skid Row, Para Los Niños today continues its mission of alleviating child poverty with a theory of action that integrates education with deep mental health and social services.

SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS
Facebook: @ParaLosNinosOrg
Twitter: @ParaLosNinosOrg
Instagram: @ParaLosNinosOrg

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