Beginning Sept. 28, and continuing for three weeks, State Representative LaDawn “LBJ” Jones will be hosting a series of seminars throughout District 62. The seminars are a result of LBJ’s plan to start at the basics.
“I want to get our communities educated and involved, this is just the first step.” The informative seminars will be held at three locations in the District and are completely free. Rep. Jones is even providing lunch for those that RSVP in advance. The topics include understanding the criminal justice system, financial planning for families through retirement, the Affordable Care Act, and community engagement and lobbying.
For more information, individuals should
contact LBJ’s office at 404-343-6770, via email at MYGA62@gmail.com, or via the district
THE LAW AND YOU
Saturday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m.
Westlake High School Auditorium 2400 Union Rd. SW, Atlanta, GA 30331.
Participants will learn all the essential criminal justice rights including: What can be done in their home, cars and at school; What is self defense and stand your ground. Experts panelist include Judge Barbara Caldwell, Douglas County State Court, Douglas County Sheriff’s Dept. and Fulton County Police Dept., ADA Kenya Johnson, and Attorney William Boddie. Appropriate for preteens to adults.
FINANCIAL PLANNING at all STAGES & the AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
Saturday, Oct. 5, 11 a.m.
Stonewall Tell Elementary School Cafeteria 3310 Stonewall Tell Rd. College Park, GA 30349
Financial expert Dr. Roshawna Novellus will cover all areas of financial success including: planning for your children's education, finances for new families, what to do when you have reached retirement age, and how the Affordable Healthcare Act (Obamacare) will effect you. For parents, new families, and retirees.
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT 101 & LOBBYING 101
Saturday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m.
Douglasville Public Safety Bldg, Community Annex 2083 Fairburn Road, Douglasville, GA 30135.
Want to get your neighbors to be more involved? Are you concerned about burglaries or crime on your street? Do you want to improve your HOA or organization? This session is a must see for all HOA, community, neighborhood leaders or future leaders. Participants will learn about starting a community organization, important tips for growing your organization, and how to influence laws via lobbying.