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Access to Affordable Care in North Carolina @ Online
Oct 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

What is Charlotte Triage?

Charlotte Triage is a state and nationally recognized volunteer recruitment program that collaborates with Charlotte Center for Legal advocacy and Legal Aid of North Carolina-Charlotte to bring the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community together and address some of the most critical legal problems impacting economic mobility in the county.

Access to Affordable Care in North Carolina

Join the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy’s Navigator Project to help families access affordable healthcare and understand their coverage. As a volunteer with the Navigator Project, you will receive in depth training with a packet with resources, conduct phone calls to discuss individual’s healthcare options,assist to schedule enrollment appointments, and participate in virtual community outreach.

Who: Lawyer and Non-Lawyer Volunteers (No prior legal education or healthcare education required)

When: October 1st, 2020 (3:45-4:45pm), follow up training TBD.

Where: Register via eventbrite

Despite increased efforts to provide better access to care to North Carolina residents, over 1,000,000 North Carolinians remain uninsured. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,access to affordable healthcare is more important than ever. As an outreach volunteer, you can help families acquire and maintain healthcare coverage even during these uncertain times

Speakers:

Julieanne Taylor, Attorney, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy

Johanna Parra, Paralegal-Advocate, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy

Driver’s License Suspension and Restoration in North Carolina @ Online
Oct 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

What is Charlotte Triage?

Charlotte Triage is a state and nationally recognized volunteer recruitment program that collaborates with Charlotte Center for Legal advocacy and Legal Aid of North Carolina-Charlotte to bring the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community together and address some of the most critical legal problems impacting economic mobility in the county.

Driver’s License Restoration and Suspension in North Carolina

Through our Community Redevelopment Project, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy helps low-income N.C. residents who qualify to restore their driver’s license and return to driving legally. As a volunteer with the driver’s license restoration project, you will learn about the driver’s license restoration process, types of common suspensions, and how to draft advice letters for clients.

Who: Lawyers, paralegals, and other legal professionals.

When: October 1st, 2020

Where: Register via eventbrite

1 in 7 North Carolina residents have a suspended driver’s license. Without the ability to legally drive to school or work, people with suspended licenses face significant barriers to employment, education, and opportunity. Taking on a restoration case can provide paths for clients to return to the road, maintain family security and economic stability.

Speakers:

Leigh Wicclair, Senior Attorney, NC Pro Bono Resource Center

Max Swindle, Associate Attorney, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

North Carolina Criminal Record Expunctions — Eligibility and Process @ Online
Oct 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

What is Charlotte Triage?

Charlotte Triage is a state and nationally recognized volunteer recruitment program that collaborates with Charlotte Center for Legal advocacy and Legal Aid of North Carolina-Charlotte to bring the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community together and address some of the most critical legal problems impacting economic mobility in the county.

Criminal Record Expunctions in North Carolina: Eligibility and Process

An expunction is the destruction of a criminal record by court order. As a volunteer with our criminal record expunction project, you will learn how to read criminal records, advise on expungable offense types, draft certificates of relief, and file for criminal record expunctions.

Who: Lawyers, paralegals, and other legal professionals.

When: October 1st, 2020

Where: Register via eventbrite

People with criminal records often face barriers to gainful employment and stable housing. Because of these barriers, expunction is a vital component to criminal justice reform and advancement of racial equity and social mobility in North Carolina.

Speakers:

Lashieka Hardin, Attorney, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy

Laureen Kickham, Paralegal-Advocate, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy

Social Security and SSI Overpayments — Appeals and Waivers @ Online
Oct 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

What is Charlotte Triage?

Charlotte Triage is a state and nationally recognized volunteer recruitment program that collaborates with Charlotte Center for Legal advocacy and Legal Aid of North Carolina-Charlotte to bring the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community together and address some of the most critical legal problems impacting economic mobility in the county.

Social Security Overpayments

An overpayment occurs when the Social Security Administration (SSA) provides recipients with more supplemental income than their disability or work status allows. SSA will reduce or stop recipients’ benefits to recover payments, even if recipients rely on these payments for living expenses. Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy requests volunteers to assist elderly and disabled people with appealing overpayments, requesting waivers, and negotiating reduced payment rates.

Who: Lawyers, paralegals, and other legal professionals.

When: October 1st, 2020

Where: Register via eventbrite

Preserving social security and supplemental security income improves healthcare and income support for seniors and disabled people.During a global pandemic when income security and healthcare access to basic needs is crucial, overpayment appeals,and waivers enable clients to maintain their livelihoods.

Speakers:

Douglas Sea, Attorney, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy

Ellen Hamilton, Paralegal-Advocate, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy