PRESS RELEASE November 2, 2009 Contact:Yuri Cunza 615-216-5737 Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
You Are Invited To Join NAHCC Members And The Nashville Branch Of The NAACP For The "KNOWING YOUR RIGHTS IN A TRAFFIC STOP" Legal Clinic December 5th, 9am-noon WHO: Moderator, Attorney Lynda Jones-The Jones Law Group PLLC Panelist, Attorney Jerrilyn Manning- Member of TN Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Panelist, Attorney Dawn Deaner- Metropolitan Public Defender Interpreters, Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce WHAT: KNOWING YOUR RIGHTS IN A TRAFFIC STOP WHEN: Saturday, December 5, from 9a.m. to noon Free and open to the public WHERE: PJ Hall of Fisk University's Jubilee Hall A Important message from the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: (From the Nashville Metro Police website) Any person who feels that he or she has been mistreated by a sworn officer or a civilian employee of the police department has the right to make a complaint. If at any time an officer or an employee of the Metropolitan Police Department mistreats, harasses, intimidates or commits a crime against you, remember the names of the officers, what they looked like and the time and date of the event.
You should then report the incident immediately. It may be reported to the officer's immediate supervisor, or any other person responsible for supervising the officer. It may also be reported to the Office of Professional Accountability (hereinafter O.P.A.), the Human Relations Commission or the Offices of the NAACP or the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. About the Nashville NAACP The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. Founded in 1909, its half-million adult and youth members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. The Nashville branch, founded in 1919, builds on the national organization's mission to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial discrimination in the world. About the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce The Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization duly incorporated under the law since the year 2000. Through diverse educational, social, economic and cultural events and programs the NAHCC is dedicated to promote the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs, representing the interests of more than 200 businesses in the greater Nashville area. The work of the NAHCC supports educational initiatives, procurement opportunities and the empowerment of entrepreneurs as well as business member initiatives not restricted to the Hispanic market. To view a complete list of members or to learn more, please visit www.nashvillehispanicchamber.com Here's an interesting event that anyone can attend in need of advice on traffic stop occurrences. Hope you can attend! Gratefully. Vivian