Bethel Community Law School

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BETHEL COMMUNITY LAW SCHOOL

Know Your Rights & Responsibilities

FREE CLASSES

September 11 – October 11, 2012 ~ 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Bethel United Methodist Church ~ 1309 N. Ballenger Hwy., Flint 48504

 

Sponsored By:

Bethel United Methodist Church
WFLT 1420
Flint Area Community Housing Resource Board
City of Flint
Human Relations Commission

In Collaboration With:

Flint Area CHRB
Human Relations Commission
Vehicle City Civil Rights Museum
Flint CRA Banker’s Forum


 

COURSE I: BASIC CRIMINAL LAW & MUNICIPAL ORDINANCES

September 11– Prosecuting Attorney, Defense Counsel, Judicial Rolein the Criminal Justice System and First Line of Defense.

September 13– Domestic Violence, Victim’s Rights, District Court Role in the Criminal Justice System, Michigan Re-entry Program, Scams and Consumer Protection.

September 18Neighborhood Safety, Role of the City of Flint Legal  Officer, Traffic  Citations, City’s Municipal Civil Infractions’ Bureau, Property Assessment, Licensing and Elections.

 

COURSE II: SOCIAL  LEGISLATION

September 20– Scams, Elder Abuse & Financial Exploitation Prevention.  Medicare –Prescription Drug/Extra Help Available and Online Services, Medicaid, Genesee Health

Plan, Mental Health Issues, Veterans Assistance.

September 25– Civil Rights Organizations, Impact of Hate Crime and Bias Incidents on the Individual, the Community and Targeted Groups.

September 27 – Building Cultural Competency, understanding the major Cultural groups. Topics covered include Cultural Protocols, Cross Cultural

Communication.

 

COURSE III: FAIR HOUSING, TENANT /LANDLORD RIGHTS &  RESPONSIBILITIES, FORECLOSURE PREVENTION , BANKRUPTCY OPTIONS

October  2– Know your Fair Housing Rights, Michigan Law and the Court Process, Landlord/Tenant Rights and Responsibilities/Scams & Absentee Landlords, Landlord/Tenant Rights and Responsibilities in Public Housing

October 4– Foreclosure Prevention and Bankruptcy Options, Credit Issues, Sweat Equity, Credit Scores.

October 9Agencies – Resources for Rental Property Owners, Renters and Owner Occupied property.

 

COURSE IV: HEALTH ISSUES

October 11– Your Health, Mind, Body and Spirit.

 

To register/ information:

Bethel United Methodist Church
Telephone 810 238-3843
E-Mail bchr@att.net

Rev. Faith Green Timmons,
Pastor

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