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Community College of Philadelphia

Center for Business and Industry

18th and Callowhill Streets

Philadelphia, PA 19130

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Pre-registration for this event is sold out! We will try to accept walk-ins as space allows.

Community Law School Day is an empowering and free educational event open to the public. We will provide concrete, useful information and practical strategies to empower attendees to become better advocates for themselves and for others. The day will include an opening welcome session for all attendees, with remarks from Philadelphia City Councilman Curtis Jones, followed by three time blocks where attendees can choose between different exciting classes:

  • Child custody
  • Rental housing law and your rights as a tenant
  • Negotiation
  • Representing yourself in court
  • Cutting through red tape to get public benefits and services
  • Your rights when dealing with the police
  • Finding legal help and information online
  • Parents' role in the IEP process

Click here to view the schedule of classes.

This special event will also feature different clinics to enable attendees to sign up to meet one-on-one with an advocate to receive information:

  • Child support - Sign up by hitting the Register button and selecting the Child Support Clinic ticket type
  • Criminal record expungement - Sign up by hitting the Register button and selecting the Expungement Clinic ticket type
  • Individualized Education Program (IEP) process - Sign up by hitting the Register button and selecting the IEP Clinic ticket types
  • Tax preparation - Register for the Tax Preparation Clinic at https://pathways.ticketleap.com/ccpvita/

Pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are very welcome if space permits.

If an interpreter is needed for one of the clinics, please let us know when you register.

If you have questions, need help registering. or would like to register by phone, please call Rachel Courtney at 215-981-3766.

Community Law School Day is presented by Community Legal Services (CLS), Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA) and the Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society at Community College of Philadelphia (CCP), with the generous contributions of ACLU-PA, Pathways PA, Clarifi, TURN, the PEAL Center, People's Paper Co-Op, and other public interest organizations.

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Center for Business and Industry

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