Press Releases

CAIR-MN to Hold Free Legal Clinic and Know Your Rights Training in Rochester

cair logos minnesota(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 4/3/2017) – On Saturday, April 8, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will hold a Free Brief Advice Legal Clinic. The clinic, which is co-sponsored by the Rochester Public Library, will provide free legal advice on issues such as immigration law, civil rights, housing, family law, consumer debt, and employment. CAIR-MN will present a “Know Your Rights” informational seminar after the clinic.

WHAT: Free Brief Advice Legal Clinic and Know Your Rights Training

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th:

  • Free Legal Clinic, 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Know Your Rights, 5 – 6 p.m.  

WHERE:

  • Free Legal Clinic – Rochester Public Library Auditorium, 101 – 2nd Street S.E., Rochester, MN 55904
  •  Know Your Rights Training – Masjid AbuBakr Al-Seddiq, 17 North Broadway Avenue, Rochester, MN 55901 

“Many people have legal issues but no access to attorneys. This clinic will enable people to talk about their legal problems to a lawyer free of charge,” said CAIR-MN Civil Rights Attorney Ellen Longfellow.

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

– END –

CONTACT: CAIR-MN Civil Rights Attorney Ellen Longfellow, 612-206-3360, elongfellow@cair.com;  CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, E-Mail: ihooper@cair.com 

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter