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Thank you for attending the 2016 Justice for All Luncheon!

Thank you to all who attended our 2016 Justice for All Luncheon where we shared our story of providing justice for those in need in our community on Tuesday, April 19, at The Westin Charlotte with more than 450 in attendance. View photos from the event. Watch the video we premiered at the luncheon. Please …

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Health Coverage Gap Panel 3.16.16

    PANEL OFFERS PATH TO CLOSING THE COVERAGE GAP IN NORTH CAROLINA (CHARLOTTE, N.C. — March 9, 2016) To date, our state has failed to accept federal funds to expand health insurance coverage to more than 500,000 North Carolinians, forcing many families to go uninsured. Four distinguished panelists will come together March 16 to …

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Military Mondays Legal Clinics

Legal Services of Southern Piedmont is making legal assistance more readily available for local veterans as part of the Starbucks Military Mondays program. Aiming to serve communities of veterans who may not live near a legal services provider, LSSP will assist veterans, service members and their families in Union and Cabarrus Counties by hosting free …

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Join us at the 2016 Justice for All Luncheon

  Please join us at Legal Services of Southern Piedmont and Legal Aid of North Carolina-Charlotte’s annual Justice for All Luncheon as we share our story of ensuring fairness and providing justice for those in need in our community. Date: April 19, 2016, from 12-1 p.m. Location: The Westin Charlotte 601 S. College Street Charlotte, …

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Advance directives class offered by CHS

  HEALTH CARE POWER OF ATTORNEY AND LIVING WILL CLASSES offered for free to the public by Carolinas HealthCare System With this one-hour class, you will learn: How advance directives, like a health care power of attorney or living will can help you stay in control of your medical care How to make an advance …

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NC’s new voter ID law for voting in 2016

  Dear Voter, The 2016 presidential election is just around the corner – November will be here before you know it. Are you registered? Do you have an acceptable form of photo identification? If you answered “No” to one or both of these questions, and plan to vote for a presidential and vice presidential candidate …

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Support access to justice at Dancing with the Stars of Charlotte

What does dancing have to do with justice? This spring, you can support access to justice in our community and enjoy an evening of dance when you purchase tickets and vote for Kobi Kennedy Brinson, a partner at Winston & Strawn LLP, dancing to benefit Legal Services of Southern Piedmont and Legal Aid of North Carolina-Charlotte …

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Free income tax preparation 2016

  Dear Taxpayer, It’s once again time to file your annual income tax return. However, don’t pay to have your taxes prepared – go to a VITA site instead! The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs provide FREE income tax preparation for individuals and families who make less than $54,000 per year ($72,000 at AARP …

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Know your rights: private debt collectors and unpaid IRS taxes

            A five-year infrastructure spending bill recently passed by Congress and signed by President Obama included a provision allowing private debt collectors to collect unpaid IRS taxes. Know your rights; this article discusses what these private debt collectors can and cannot do, and what your rights are. Learn more about …

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Apply to be a Fund Development and Communications ZSR Intern at LSSP by 2.2.16!

Fund Development and Communications Intern 2016 Through the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Non-Profit Internship Program, LSSP is seeking a Fund Development and Communications Intern for the summer of 2016. The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation believes summer internships offer a crucial pathway to future employment and experience for the next generation of nonprofit leaders. However, the …

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