NEWS RELEASE   9/25/2012

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BETHEL COMMUNITY LAW SCHOOL
Bethel United Methodist Church present it’s “Community’s Law School” for the Greater Flint area residents. This is the former People’s Law School presented by the City of Flint Human Relations
Commission. This is a collaborative effort with the Flint Area Community Housing Resource Board, Human Relations Commission Fair Housing Specialist, Flint CRA Bankers Forum, and Vehicle City Civil Rights Museum.

Ten classes over a five-week period cover 22 subjects on basic laws and civil matters. The classes are free to the public and are geared to assist citizens in understanding laws that govern us, and their rights and responsibilities as citizens and consumers. Courses include Basic Criminal Law & Municipal
Ordinances; Consumer Protection; Fair Housing & Tenant/landlord Rights & Responsibilities, Foreclosure Prevention & Bankruptcy Options, Building Cultural Competency, Neighborhood Safety. An outstanding faculty has been assembled to teach the classes, including Genesee County Prosecutor
David Leyton, Judge Tracy Collier-Nix, Brenda Evans, Judge Archie Hayman, Janice Gooley, Flint City Clerk Inez Brown, Judge William Crawford also State Representative Woodrow Stanley.

Bethel’s Community Law School will be held in the Commons at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1309 N. Ballenger Highway. Flint, MI. The classes are every Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 p.m. —7:30 p.m., September 11, thru October 11, 2012. To register, contact Bethel United Methodist Church at 801-238-3843, e-mailed bchr@att.net or Website fiintbethelumc.org. Registrations may be faxed to 810-234-7692. The list of classes and instructors can be found at: www.cityofflint.com/News/HR_flyer.pdf
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