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The Transitions for Women-Women’s Hearth is an organization that provides transitional living apartments, access to basic needs like showers and toothbrushes, referrals to social services, community meals, and group and educational sessions for women in the community. The Women’s Hearth runs the New Leaf Bakery, a free job training program geared towards helping women build confidence and professional skills. The Women’s Law Caucus will be hosting an event at the Women’s Hearth from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch will be catered by the New Leaf Bakery and a service event will follow until approximately 3:00 p.m.
This year’s clinics are set for Oct. 19, Feb. 1 (2014), and March 22 (2014) from 10 a.m. to noon at Gonzaga Law School (721 N. Cincinnati St.). Due to last year’s overwhelming response, appointments are encouraged, but not required. In order to make an appointment, call the Juvenile record sealing contact at (509) 496-9491 or via email.
Staffed by law students and volunteer attorneys, the clinics will help people seal their juvenile records if they are eligible to be sealed. Individuals with a history of serious crimes – or criminal history in other states – may not be eligible.
To qualify for juvenile recording sealing, an individual must meet three criteria:
For more information, please contact the Juvenile Record Sealing Clinic at via email.
The third blood drive of the year.
It is an exceptional way to give back to your community – and there are benefits!
First, you receive an hour towards your public service requirement here at the law school (so, if you donate each time we have a blood drive at the law school (4 x year) – for your three years here, that’s 12 hours!
Second, January is National Blood Donor Month. As a THANK YOU all donors are eligible to earn up to 1000 points. That is enough for 2 Free Movie Tickets. Here is how it works:
+100 pts. for making and keeping your appt.
+100 pts. for a whole blood donation (or +200 for a double red cell donation)
+400 pts. for January celebrating National Blood Donor Month
+400 pts. for bringing a friend (notify INBC at the registration desk)
= 1,000 pts. (or 1,100 for a double red cell donor)
Third, you just generally feel great about yourself for helping others. Yes, it’s a pinch in the arm – but for such a wonderful cause!
If you are able to give blood, please Sign-Up Electronically – at: http://www.inbcsaves.org/calendar/1331&date=2014-01-30