On September 12, the Homeless Advocacy Project, in partnership with PECO/Exelon, is set to host an “All Hands on Birth Certificate Clinic” from 9 to 11 a.m. at PECO’s headquarters, 2301 Market St., Philadelphia. Homeless and at-risk-of-homelessness individuals can attend the clinic, where legal volunteers will assist them in obtaining their birth certificates at no charge. For more information, contact HAP’s executive director, Marsha Cohen, at 215-523-9595.
On September 14, Philadelphia VIP is set to present the pro bono CLE training program “Homeownership/Quiet Title” from 12 to 2:30 p.m. at Reed Smith, One Liberty Place, 1650 Market St., Suite 2500, Philadelphia. The training will cover the legal grounds, procedures and forms for bringing a quiet title action, with an emphasis on the issues that low-income clients frequently encounter in obtaining title to a property. Lunch will be provided. Each attorney who attends and accepts a VIP pro bono case within six months of the training will earn 2 free substantive CLE credits. To register or for more information, contact Christina Rodriguez at email@example.com or 215-523-9550.
On September 27, HIAS Pennsylvania is set to hold its 2012 annual luncheon meeting from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the Jewish Community Services Building, 2100 Arch St., second floor, Lindy Board Room, Philadelphia. The event costs $35 for the general public and $25 for nonprofit direct service providers. Register online at www.hiaspa.org.
On September 28, the Legal Clinic for the Disabled is set to host its “25th Year Celebration and Silent Auction” at the Westin Philadelphia, 99 South 17th St., Liberty Place, Philadelphia. At this event, the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia bar associations’ young lawyers division will receive the Legal Clinic for the Disabled’s Founders’ Award. The event will feature live entertainment, dinner and a live and silent auction. For more information, visit www.lcdphila.org or contact LCD Executive Director Linda Peyton at 215-587-3214 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On October 1, the Support Center for Child Advocates is set to hold its seventh annual Golf Classic at Huntingdon Valley Country Club, 2295 Country Club Drive, Huntingdon Valley. All proceeds from the event support the Child Advocates Project for Medically Needy Children. The event includes golf on 27 holes, a luncheon and a cocktail/award reception. To register or for more information, visit www.advokid.org.
From October 1 through October 5, the Philadelphia Bar Association’s delivery of legal services committee is set to offer interactive “road shows” to highlight the pro bono opportunities available in Philadelphia. The road shows will be held at participating law firms and corporations located in Center City and will feature selected public interest legal services agencies that will present a 30-minute workshop about how to get involved in pro bono activities that can help our community and help your career. The road shows will kick off the celebration of the ABA National Pro Bono Week in Philadelphia, which is scheduled for October 21-27 and will feature a variety of pro bono training programs and other events throughout the city. To schedule a road show, or for more information, contact Jodi Schatz at email@example.com or 267-546-9228.