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Mayor Sarno and City Officials attend Western New England School of Law’s Center for Social Justice Free Legal Kiosk Initiative

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, City Councilors Lavar Click-Bruce and Zaida Govan, and City Solicitor Talia Gee joined with Western New England University (WNEU) President Robert E. Johnson, Ariel Clemmer, Esp., Director for the WNEU School of Law Center for Social Justice, and Dory Welch, Community Outreach and Engagement Coordinator for the Center of Social Justice, for WNEU School of Law free legal kiosk initiative launch at the Martin Luther King Jr. Family Service Center on Monday, October 17th. The legal kiosks are computer stations that will allow users to obtain information on free legal service providers and other legal resources.

State Representatives Bud Williams, Brian Ashe, Carlos Gonzales, Orlando Ramos and Jacob Olivera; and Lamari Jackson from state Senator Adam Gomez’s Office were also in attendance.   

Mayor Sarno stated, “I want to thank Attorney Talia Gee, President Robert Johnson and the legal team at Western New England School of Law for their efforts in putting together this important free legal initiative to help educate and support those in need of free legal service providers and resources.  I also want to thank MassMutual for funding this initiative too.”

The kiosks will be found at ten locations, including Western New England University School of Law Library, and the MLK Community Center, New North Citizens Council, United Way of Pioneer Valley, and Open Pantry Community Services.  Equipment will also be located in five city libraries including Brightwood, Forest Park, Indian Orchard, Library Express at Pine Point, and Mason Square. 

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