Know Your Rights! What to Do When Stopped by The Police | February 1

540WMain Community Learning Academy presents: Know Your Rights! What to Do When Stopped by the Police

Thursday February 1 // 6-8:30 PM

This new workshop taught by Assistant Public Defender Michael Lopez will cover the essential basics of what to do (and not do) when stopped by the police.

Participants will discuss both street (when a person is on foot) and motor vehicle stops and searches. Understanding a few basic rights can make a huge difference to a case. Participants will leave better equipped to protect themselves both legally and physically if they find themselves detained by the police.

Open to the community and students 15 and older // Class fee: $5/ person, (students free) RSVP required as seating is limited.

Those deaf and hard of hearing are encouraged to register as interpreting services will be provided for all classes and programming at 540WMain.

Late Policy

Seat will be held 15 minutes after start of class.

All classes require cancellation at least 48 hours before the date of the class or event. If not then course fee is non-refundable and cannot be applied to a future class or event.

Published by Calvin Eaton

(he/his/him) Calvin Eaton is a disabled community educator, content creator, and social entrepreneur, whose area of expertise includes antiracism, equity, justice, instructional design, and program development. In 2016 Mr. Eaton founded 540WMain, Inc. a non-profit online and community-based organization for accessible education and events that promote justice for all.

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