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Jobseeker Legal Clinic

Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the DC Public Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve. You can get information about issues such as criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving child support arrearages, wage theft, and other issues.
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Breaking Barriers to Employment: Student Loans

Need help navigating the world of student loans and choosing a school you can afford?   Did your school close down, leaving you with student debt and no degree?  Do you think you might be a victim of fraud by the school you attended?
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Breaking Barriers to Employment: Ban the Box

Are you a jobseeker with questions about criminal records?  Do you believe that your criminal record is preventing you from getting or keeping a job?  A new D.C.
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Jobseeker Legal Clinic

Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the Woodridge Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve. You can get information about issues like criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving child support arrearages, and other issues.
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Breaking Barriers to Employment: Credit Reports

Is an employer asking for your credit report during the job application process? This presentation covers what can be found in your credit report, where the information comes from, and how you can monitor the information that potential employers (or potential lenders, or potential landlords) find in your credit report. The presentation will also cover how inaccurate information can wind up in a credit report, and what you can do to get the information removed.  With Robert Green from Neighborhood Legal Services Program.  
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Jobseeker Legal Clinic

Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the Woodridge Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve. You can get information about issues like criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving child support arrearages, and other issues.
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Jobseeker Legal Clinic

Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the Woodridge Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve. You can get information about issues like criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving child support arrearages, and other issues.
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Video Basics

Come learn the basics of shooting video. In this class, you will learn how to gather footage with a complete video project in mind. You will also get hands-on experience shooting with our video cameras. Limited space is available and sign-up is required. Click here to sign up.

3-D Printed Jewelry Design

In this beginner's-level class, you will learn how to design a ring or bracelet using a free 3-D design program called TinkerCAD. Later, you can submit your designs and have them printed on our 3-D printers.
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The History of the Addison Family

Join us as Christian Addison discusses the history and legacy of his family. Christian is a seventh generation Washingtonian who descended from the Addison family of the Addison plantation in Washington, DC. It's the oldest plantation in the city and the Black Addison branch is the oldest family of record in the city. They helped found the first churches East of the Anacostia River including Allen Chapel and St. John’s C.M.E.

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