Honors students are invited to help with an urgent effort to assist emergency arrivals to our local community. The Afghan evacuees were dislocated from Afghanistan as the Taliban took control of their homeland this pas summer. The Hiscock Legal Aid Society and Volunteer Lawyers Project of CNY, in partnership with Catholic Charities/Northside CYO and InterFaith Works, are putting together a taskforce of volunteers to help with asylum filing deadlines that are soon approaching. No prior law or related professional experience is required. The taskforce will train and support all volunteers. Training will be held on Thursday, Febary 17th, noon-1 p.m. via Zoom. Register here:
For more information, contact Sara McDowell, firstname.lastname@example.org, 315-579-0178.