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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 theirinaugural ‘Know Your Rights’ workshop—a partnership formed toempower and uplift over 200 migrant families living in fear in the wakeof executive orders on immigration from Washington. Families willreceive briefings from the Mayor’s Office, LAPD with each familyprovided free legal counsel by a coalition of immigration rightsattorneys.

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)LosAngeles, CA 90017

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

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

SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELSFacebook: @ParaLosNinosOrgTwitter:@ParaLosNinosOrgInstagram: @ParaLosNinosOrg

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