Jim Toy Provides Name Change Clinic Feb. 16

BTL Staff
By | 2019-01-30T14:32:52-04:00 January 30th, 2019|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|

Taking place in the basement conference room of the Washtenaw County Clerk’s office, on Saturday, Feb. 16, from 1 to 3:30 p.m., experts at the Jim Toy Community Center will provide information on how to change one’s name and gender marker in the state of Michigan.
“We’re excited to offer this special event during LGBTQ+ Health and Wellness week! Join JTCC’s Know Your Rights Project and the Outlaws of the University of Michigan Law School for a free clinic dedicated to addressing the challenges of name changes for transgender and gender nonconforming people,” write event organizers. “[There will also be] information on how to update your social security, passport, driver’s license and birth certificate will also be available. Legal volunteers will be on-site after the presentation to answer questions and assist with forms.”
Center officials say that Washtenaw County residents may be elibible for full in-court representation and assistance with fees paid for through the Know Your Rights Project.
THe Washtenaw County Clerk building is located at 200 N. Main St. in Ann Arbor, two blocks away from the Jim Toy Community Center. Find more information online on the Center’s Facebook or by going online to jimtoycenter.org.

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