October 21, 2014

DCPL-NLSP Jobseeker Legal Clinics and Presentations.

The Breaking Barriers to Employment Project of the Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) has partnered with the DC Public Library (DCPL) to better assist jobseekers overcome legal problems that may be hindering their job search. We are holding a series of legal clinics and presentations at various branches of the DC Public Library. Please find below our schedule of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics and Breaking Barriers to Employment Presentations. If you know any jobseeker with a legal issue, please refer to one of our clinics or presentations, or to NLSP's general intake Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at 202-832-NLSP.
For more information about the Break Barriers Employment Project or the events below, please contact Daniel Choi at dchoi@nlsp.org or (202) 269-5102.

DCPL-NLSP Jobseeker Legal Clinic

Are you a job seeker or a recently hired employee? Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the DC Public Library (DCPL). You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve. You can get information about issues such as criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving back child support arrearages, wage theft, and other issues. For more information, please contact the DCPL branch directly. Individual branch information is available on the DCPL website at http://dclibrary.org/.

Date Time Branch
Tuesday October 21  1:30-3:30pm Petworth
Friday October 24 1-3pm Takoma

Friday October 31
 1-3pm Takoma
Monday November 3 7-8:30pm Juanita E. Thorton
Tuesday November 4  3:30-5:30pm Northeast
Wednesday November 5  1-3pm Takoma
Wednesday November 5
 5:30-8:30pm  MLK
Thursday November 13  2-4pm
Friday November 14
Monday November 17 11am-2pm  Watha/Shaw
Tuesday November 18  6:30pm-8:00pm  Deanwood
Thursday November 20


Tuesday December 2
11am-2pm  Francis Gregory
Wednesday December 3  5:30-8:30pm  MLK
Thursday December 18  10am-4pm MLK


DCPL-NLSP Breaking Barriers to Employment Presentation Series
In our Breaking Barriers to Employment Series at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library (901 G St NW, Room 311), hosted by the DC Public Library (NLSP) and the Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP), presenters will tackle topics that often act as legal barriers to employment. For more information, please call the Welcome Desk at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library on (202) 727-0321 or the Customer Training Coordinator on (202) 727-1471.

Date Time Branch Presentation Topic
Tuesday November 4  6:30-7:45pm MLK

 Breaking Barriers to Employment: Discrimination

Guest Presenter: DC Office of Human Rights

Wednesday November 19 2:00-3:45pm MLK
Breaking Barriers to Employment: Criminal Records and Credit Reports
Tuesday December 2 6:30-7:45pm MLK Breaking Barriers to Employment: Custody and Child Support
Wednesday December 17  2:00-3:45pm MLK

 MLK Breaking Barriers to Employment: Pregnancy and Family Responsibilities

Guest Presenter: First Shift Justice Project


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