Councilmembers Jason Williams and Jared Brossett, alongside Orleans Public Defenders and The Juror Project, are launching the Know Your Rights series this Friday, Oct. 19 with the United in Our Rights: Empowering Equality Forum. The event, which is taking place in conjunction with Dillard University's 12th Annual Housing, Health and Community Resources Fair, is free and open to the public.
The Forum will feature a role-playing scenario and presentation outlining the criminal justice system and the rights within it, as well as give community members the opportunity to ask questions and better know their rights.
For more information, visit the Facebook event page here.
WHAT: United in Our Rights: Empowering Equality, a Know Your Rights Forum
WHEN: Friday, October 19, 2018, from 6 - 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Dillard University's Georges Auditorium, 2601 Gentilly Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70122
WHO: Council President Jason Williams, District "D" Councilmember Jared Brossett, Orleans Public Defenders, and The Juror Project in conjunction with Dillard University's Housing, Health and Community Resources Fair.