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ELAP provides free educational sessions so communities can learn about their legal rights. You can watch past programs, access transcripts, and get resources by topic.

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CURRENT IMMIGRATION UPDATES

RECORDED 6.10.2021

Speakers:
Steven Denton – Immigration Managing Attorney at West African Community Council

Presentation Document

Additional Resources: Protecting Immigrant Families – A collection of Know Your Rights documents, infographics, and brochures that provide info around Public Charge and Immigration.

Colectiva Legal del Pueblo – Colectiva Legal has published FB videos that walk you through filling out the DACA forms.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Northwest Immigrant Rights Project | Colectiva Legal | West African Community Council – 206.636.9882 | Catholic Immigration Legal Services – DACA Helpline – 206.566.6664 | World Relief Seattle – 971.238.2458

DACA UPDATE WEBINAR

RECORDED 2.18.2021

Speakers:
V. Omar Barraza – Private Attorney (Barraza Law PLLC) and ELAP Volunteer Attorney
Eleonor RamirezDOJ Accredited Representative at World Relief Seattle

Special Thanks to Adams Interpreting for providing the interpreter!

Presentation Document

Additional Resources: Barraza Law PLLC – This is the law firm that Attorney Barraza works at. The phone number for the firm is 206.933.7861.

Protecting Immigrant Families – A collection of Know Your Rights documents, infographics, and brochures that provide info around Public Charge and Immigration.

Colectiva Legal del Pueblo – Colectiva Legal has published FB videos that walk you through filling out the DACA form.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Northwest Immigrant Rights Project | Colectiva Legal | West African Community Council – 206.636.9882 | Catholic Immigration Legal Services – DACA Helpline – 206.566.6664 | World Relief Seattle – 971.238.2458

EDUCACIÓN ELECTORAL Y CENSO CON LATINO COMMUNITY FUND, FAMILY YMCA OF GREATER SEATTLE Y ELAP

GRABADOS JUEVES 15 DE OCTUBRE 2020

Los oradores:
Tanya Medina Organizador de Liderazgo y Defensa Juvenil en Latino Community Fund
Giovanni Severinoorganizador principal de políticas en Latino Community Fund
Moderadora
: Reyna Padilla Guzman – localizador de viviendas en Y Social Impact Center

Los recursos:

Registrate a Votar

Folleto Electoral

Informacion electoral

Organizaciones de asistencia jurídica: ELAP | Northwest Immigrant Rights Project | Colectiva Legal | West African Community Council

BÀI THUYẾT TRÌNH VỀ NHẬP CƯ ELAP: HỘI THẢO ĐỂ TÌM HIỂU VỀ CÁC QUYỀN CỦA BẠN

GHI NHẬN NGÀY 24 NĂM 2020

Speaker:
Maria Williams – Private Attorney and ELAP Volunteer Attorney

Additional Resources:

Protecting Immigrant Families – A collection of Know Your Rights documents, infographics, and brochures that provide info around Public Charge and Immigration.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Northwest Immigrant Rights Project | Colectiva Legal | West African Community Council – 206.636.9882 | Catholic Immigration Legal Services – DACA Helpline – 206.566.6664 | Solid Ground Public Benefits Attorney

OGOW XUQUUQDAADA – SOO BANDHIGIDA SOOMAALIYEED / KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – SOMALI PRESENTATION

DUUBAY SEPT 15TH 2020

Speaker:
Abdi Jama – Program Manager and Immigration Attorney for Catholic Immigration Legal Services

Additional Resources:

Protecting Immigrant Families – A collection of Know Your Rights documents, infographics, and brochures that provide info around Public Charge and Immigration.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Northwest Immigrant Rights Project | Colectiva Legal | West African Community Council – 206.636.9882 | Catholic Immigration Legal Services – DACA Helpline – 206.566.6664 | Solid Ground Public Benefits Attorney

Public Benefits Info Session with Solid Ground

RECORDED 8.26.2021

Speakers:

Grete SchultzManaging Attorney at Solid Ground
Hannah Rosenberger Benefits Attorney at Solid Ground

Community Spotlight
Daniel OronProgramming and Volunteer Coordinator at Immigrant Women’s Community Center

Resources:
Powerpoint Presentation

Tax Help For the Undocumented Community: Dreamer’s Tax Project

Statewide Poverty Action Network (SPAN) – Focused on building grassroots power in WA State, the Statewide Poverty Action Network is an anti-poverty advocacy organization. They advance equitable policy solutions for low-income people.

Action Alerts from SPAN: Form letter to boost all budget asks | Form letter to increase TANF | Story collection form | Tag your lawmakers using this directory

Protecting Immigrant Families – This organization provides current info in multiple languages about the different facets of the Public Charge ruling and how it affects the undocumented community.

WA Low Income Housing Alliance – For getting involved with advocacy work being done in the Housing space, join in with the Washington Low-Income Housing Alliance.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Solid Ground | Benefits Law Center | Unemployment Law Project

PUBLIC BENEFITS DURING COVID

RECORDED 3.18.2021

Speakers:

Grete SchultzBenefits Attorney at Solid Ground
Lianna Kressin Basic Needs Campaign Lead for Statewide Poverty Action Network
Mohammed AkmooshHomelessness Prevention Case Manager at Iraqi Community Center of WA

Resources:

Stimulus Check Info

Tax Help | UW Federal Tax Clinic | In-Person Tax Support (Federal Way – Multi-Service Center)

Tax Help For the Undocumented Community: Dreamer’s Tax Project

Statewide Poverty Action Network (SPAN) – Focused on building grassroots power in WA State, the Statewide Poverty Action Network is an anti-poverty advocacy organization. They advance equitable policy solutions for low-income people.

Action Alerts from SPAN: Form letter to boost all budget asks | Form letter to increase TANF | Story collection form | Tag your lawmakers using this directory

Protecting Immigrant Families – This organization provides current info in multiple languages about the different facets of the Public Charge ruling and how it affects the undocumented community.

WA Low Income Housing Alliance – For getting involved with advocacy work being done in the Housing space, join in with the Washington Low-Income Housing Alliance.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Solid Ground | Benefits Law Center | Unemployment Law Project

SSI AND SSDI WEBINAR WITH BENEFITS LAW CENTER

RECORDED 8.19.2021

Speakers:

Becca MaloneyMobile Attorney at Benefits Law Center

Community Partner:
Shannon OuztsCommunity Health Worker at Living Well Kent
Living Well Kent Info

Resources:

Powerpoint Presentation

Disability Determination Services – A division of the WA State Dept. of Social and Health Services. Staff there determine eligibility of Washington applicants for SSI, SSDI, and NGMA.

Statewide Poverty Action Network (SPAN) – Focused on building grassroots power in WA State, the Statewide Poverty Action Network is an anti-poverty advocacy organization. They advance equitable policy solutions for low-income people.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Solid Ground | Benefits Law Center | Unemployment Law Project

CDC MORATORIUM AND BRIDGE PROCLAMATION

RECORDED 8.17.2021

Speakers:
Sart RoweELAP Housing Stability Project Staff Attorney

Powerpoint Presentation

Additional Resources:

Governor’s Bridge Proclamation

Bridge Proclamation Explainer – This explains the moratorium in plain language, has an FAQ section that addresses common concerns, and provides sample letters to give to landlord’s who are threatening to evict tenants.

Housing Justice Project Explainer Infographic – Available in multiple languages.

Explainer about Just Cause Legislation

CDC Form Generator | Check Your County

King County Rental Assistance Program

Advocacy Organizations:
Tenants Union of WA – The mission of the Tenants Union (TU) is to create housing justice through empowerment-based education, outreach, leadership development, organizing, and advocacy. Email TU!

WA Community Action Network – Washington CAN is the state’s largest grassroots organization dedicated to racial, gender, and economic justice in Washington State.

Stay Housed, Stay Healthy Coalition – A coalition that is fighting for stronger renter protections in Seattle, other cities in King County, King County and Washington State.

WA Low Income Housing Alliance – WA Low-Income Housing Alliance works to lead the movement to ensure that residents thrive in safe, healthy, affordable homes. They do this through advocacy, education, and organizing.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Housing Justice Project | Solid Ground | Tenant Law Center

AFTER THE EVICTION MORATORIUM

RECORDED 6.24.2021

Speakers:
Katharine Nyden – ELAP Housing Stability Project Staff Attorney

Sart RoweELAP Housing Stability Project Staff Attorney

Community Presenters:
Brady NordstromEastside Program Coordinator for Futurewise

Powerpoint Presentation

Additional Resources:
Bridge Proclamation Explainer – This explains the moratorium in plain language, has an FAQ section that addresses common concerns, and provides sample letters to give to landlord’s who are threatening to evict tenants.

Legislative Updates + Take Action Alerts – from WA Low-Income Housing Alliance

Advocacy Organizations:
Tenants Union of WA – The mission of the Tenants Union (TU) is to create housing justice through empowerment-based education, outreach, leadership development, organizing, and advocacy. Email TU!

WA Community Action Network – Washington CAN is the state’s largest grassroots organization dedicated to racial, gender, and economic justice in Washington State.

WA Low Income Housing Alliance – WA Low-Income Housing Alliance works to lead the movement to ensure that residents thrive in safe, healthy, affordable homes. They do this through advocacy, education, and organizing.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Housing Justice Project | Solid Ground | Tenant Law Center

TENANT RIGHTS, THE EVICTION MORATORIUM, AND HOUSING UPDATES

RECORDED 3.25.2021

Speakers:
Katharine NydenELAP Housing Stability Project Staff Attorney

Community Presenters:
Chris Randles – Founder of Complete Streets Bellevue
Kirk Hovenkotter – Executive Director of GRTMA (Greater Redmond Transportation Management Association
Kelli Refer – Advocacy & Communications Director at GRTMA
Sol Dressa – Transportation Specialist at GRTMA

Powerpoint Presentation

Additional Resources:
Rent Moratorium Explainer – This explains the moratorium in plain language, has an FAQ section that addresses common concerns, and provides sample letters to give to landlord’s who are threatening to evict tenants.

WA Attorney General’s Office – The WA Attorney General’s office is enforcing the moratorium. Tenants and advocates can fill out a form in English or Spanish on their website, email them at civilrights@atg.wa.gov, or contact them via phone at (833) 660-4877 and leave a general message by selecting Option 1. Spanish Form

Legislative Updates + Take Action Alerts – from WA Low-Income Housing Alliance

Advocacy Organizations:
Tenants Union of WA – The mission of the Tenants Union (TU) is to create housing justice through empowerment-based education, outreach, leadership development, organizing, and advocacy. Email TU!

WA Community Action Network – Washington CAN is the state’s largest grassroots organization dedicated to racial, gender, and economic justice in Washington State.

WA Low Income Housing Alliance – WA Low-Income Housing Alliance works to lead the movement to ensure that residents thrive in safe, healthy, affordable homes. They do this through advocacy, education, and organizing.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Housing Justice Project | Solid Ground | Tenant Law Center

SECTION 8 HOUSING WITH KING COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY + EVICTION MORATORIUM UPDATE

RECORDED 10.14.2020

Speakers:
Betsy LangiProgram Manager / Owner Liaison (Housing Choice Voucher – HCV) Program at King County Housing Authority
Amar RandevSenior Housing Program Manager for Owner Liaison Program
Shane WoernerELAP Kirkland Housing Stability Project Staff Attorney
Katharine NydenELAP Housing Stability Project Staff Attorney

Moderator: Chris LovingsCommunity Engagement Manager at ELAP

Powerpoint Presentation

Process Map for HCV Program

Additional Resources:
Rent Moratorium Explainer – This explains the moratorium in plain language, has an FAQ section that addresses common concerns, and provides sample letters to give to landlord’s who are threatening to evict tenants.

WA Attorney General’s Office – The WA Attorney General’s office is enforcing the moratorium. Tenants and advocates can fill out a form in English or Spanish on their website, email them at civilrights@atg.wa.gov, or contact them via phone at (833) 660-4877 and leave a general message by selecting Option 1. Spanish Form

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Housing Justice Project | Solid Ground | Tenant Law Center

UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS WITH ULP AND ELAP

RECORDED 6.9.2020

Speaker:
John Tirpak – Executive Director of Unemployment Law Project (ULP)
For legal help with unemployment benefits, you can contact John and his staff at 206.441.9178 or find more info (including FAQ’s and all of the services that they offer) about ULP on their website.

Resources: WA District Finder – As John mentioned during the presentation, you can contact your local legislator to see if they are able to connect with Employment Security Department (ESD) regarding your unemployment benefits.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | NW Consumer Law Center | Solid Ground | Northwest Immigrant Rights Project

VETERANS’ RIGHTS Q & A

RECORDED 4.2.2020

Speakers:
Paul Burton – Private Attorney Accredited by the Veterans Administration

Additional Resources:

Minority Veterans of America – ELAP’s Community Partner, with the mission statement of: “To create community belonging and advance equity for minority veterans.”

VA Claim Alternatives During Covid-19 – During Covid-19, if you’d like to file a claim the VA has provided this webpage with additional information.

DERECHOS DE LOS TRABAJADORES EN 2021

RECORDED 3.11.2021

La oradora: Colleen Fontana – coordinadora de divulgación y educación en Fair Work Center
La moderadora
: Catherine Cruz – Miembro de la comunidad
Organización de la comunidad: 4Tomorrow

Presentación de Powerpoint

Formulario de comentarios de Fair Work Center

Organizaciones de asistencia jurídica: ELAP | Fair Work Center | Northwest Immigrant Rights Project | WA Wage Claim Project | West African Community Council

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