The Bronx Defenders’ 2012 Community Block Party, July 11th 2012, 12-5pm, at 160th Street and Courtland Avenue

The Bronx Defenders invites you to attend our 2012 Community Block Party on July 11th 2012, 12pm-5pm at 160th Street between Courtlandt and Melrose Avenues.

The Bronx Defenders is a non-profit legal organization that has served the Bronx for more than 15 years, and in this capacity we aim to seek justice for the people we serve and invest in the communities where our clients live. We provide clients with free legal representation and advice in criminal and family court in addition to civil matters, with community-oriented services that combat the causes and consequences of involvement with the justice system.

The Annual Community Block Party is a fun, all-inclusive, free event at which community members of all ages can enjoy delicious food, great music and entertainment, along with the opportunity to make their voices heard to politicians and policy makers. In this crucial election year, The Bronx Defenders seeks to highlight and empower the voices of Bronx residents by registering new voters and connecting them with community, social service, and advocacy groups.

This year, the Block Party will feature: performances by amazing local groups, several raffles, a turntable DJ, face-painting, clowns and balloon animals, pony-rides, relay races, several tournaments, carnival games and treats, and a moon bounce! We will provide information on our services for community members about criminal matters, family court involvement, or civil-legal issues, and our partnering local community service groups will provide medical advice and information, immigration help, affordable housing info, and much, much more!

The Bronx Defenders and the Bronx community would appreciate your attendance to celebrate our neighborhood and residents. Please do not hesitate to contact Dawit with any questions at 718.508.3407 or

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