Calendar

Ask-A-Lawyer Phone Bank and Web Chat

April 3rd, 2017

Mount Pleasant, SC

The SC Bar Ask-A-Lawyer program coordinates volunteer lawyers in a regional effort to assist the public with its legal questions. Tune into WCBD for the number to call or chat online at www.scbar.org/aal.

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2017 Middle School Model UN

April 6th, 2017

YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly, Black Mountain, NC

South Carolina YMCA Youth in Government Model United Nations is our only middle school specific conference. Students work in small groups to represent a country of their choice. The conference provides students to learn about global issues, while also learning how to work in a team and think critically.

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Walk a Mile in Their Shoes

April 6th, 2017

State House, Columbia, SC

Men, women, children, and four legged friends from across the Midlands will be standing up against sexual abuse and violence, one pair of heels at a time! Hosted by Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands on Thursday, April 6, 2017, the 8th annual Walk A Mile In Their Shoes will take place from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the South Carolina State House Grounds.

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Take Back the Night

April 7th, 2017

Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort, SC

Take Back the Night is an annual awareness event to give voice to survivors of child abuse and sexual assault. Through survivor stories, performances, poetry, and supportive words from our community leaders, we will shatter the silence of child abuse and sexual assault. Hopeful Horizons will display flags to represent the 1495 clients affected by child abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault. The event is FREE to all attendees. Bring a lawn chair and come join us. Help us end abuse and change lives!

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Mass Casualty Crisis Response: Lessons Learned

April 10th, 2017

SC Dept. of Juvenile Justice

The South Carolina Victim Assistance Network and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, District of South Carolina are co-sponsoring a one-day training which will provide information to assist in furthering individual agency mass casualty response plans. You will hear from several agencies including the SC Law Enforcement Division (SLED), who will help lead the discussion on lessons learned and what we can do to develop a coordinated response.

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Victims’ Rights Week

April 11th, 2017

Doubletree by Hilton, Columbia, SC

Over 400 people attend the annual Victims’ Rights Week Conference to receive cutting-edge training and to network with experts in the field. Professionals working in criminal justice and victim services, counselors and social workers, healthcare providers and educators gather together with survivors of crime to attend the three-day conference, sponsored by the S.C. Victim Assistance Network and the State Office of Victim Assistance.

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Lawyers4Vets

April 16th, 2017

Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center, Columbia, SC

As a service to area Veterans, the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center has partnered with the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center and members of the private bar to establish Lawyers 4 Vets, a free legal clinic in the Columbia, SC, area for low income Midlands Veterans. Legal advice/assistance at no cost – but court cost, administrative cost or other fees are the responsibility of the Veteran.

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Building Bridges Celebration (Ticket Sales Close April 10!)

April 18th, 2017

Earlewood Park Community Building, Columbia, SC

A festive celebration honoring Edward W. Mullins Jr., and the Midlands Mediation Center‘s 10th Anniversary of mediation service in Richland and Lexington Magistrate Courts.

All friends, supporters, volunteer mediators, past, present and future are invited. In addition to purchasing a ticket to this reception where heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served, you have the opportunity to make a tax-deductible donation to support the Midlands Mediation Center’s services, training, and outreach.

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2017 South Carolina Farmworker Institute

April 28th, 2017

631 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC

Are you someone who works with farm workers? SCLS is holding a networking and learning opportunity event for individuals and agencies involved in the farm workers issues. Friday, April 28 in Columbia, SC. See attached flyer for more information.

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6th Annual Wild Women’s Tea Party

April 29th, 2017

Indigo Hall, Hilton Head, SC

Get your fancy hats ready for winning prizes! On Saturday, April 29, from 2-4 p.m. Lowcountry Legal Volunteers are hosting their 6th Annual Wild Women’s Tea Party at Indigo Hall in Hilton Head, SC. Enjoy fancy fare, champagne & cocktails and raffle prizes of all sizes. There will be prizes for wildest hat, prettiest hat, and best hat & glove combo.

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