Public Interest Organization Events
Face to Face Germantown Turkey Trot Nov. 24
Face to Face Germantown will host its 24th Annual Face to Face Turkey Trot at the Forbidden Trail in Fairmont Park in Chestnut Hill on Thursday, Nov. 24. Race Day Registration and the one-mile run/walk begin at 7 a.m. and the five-mile race starts at 9 a.m. The run features a five-mile USATF-Certified course, chip timing, Nike Dri-Fit® shirt and light food and beverages for all registrants. All proceeds benefit Face to Face. The race fee for adults is $40 and $10 for children 12 years of age and under.
The starting line is at the corner of Wissahickon Drive and 200 Northwest Ave., Philadelphia. There will be a Post-Race Party from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at MaGerk’s Pub & Grill, 528 S. Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, Pa. For race day details, click here, and to register online, click here.
HIAS and Nationalities Service Center Free Asylum Law Training Dec. 2
HIAS Pennsylvania and Nationalities Service Center will provide a free Asylum Law Training at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP on Friday, Dec. 2 from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The training will cover basic asylum law. Lunch will be provided.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is located at 1701 Market St., Philadelphia. Register by Nov. 28 at www.hiaspa.org.
Women's Law Project Annual Party Dec. 2
The Women's Law Project (WLP) will host its Annual Party at the Academy of Natural Sciences on Friday, Dec. 2 from 6–8 p.m. Come celebrate with WLP and hear more about their cutting edge work. There will be wine, beer, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction. This is a child-friendly event.
The Academy of Natural Sciences is located at 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia. More information is available here.
Philadelphia VIP Divorce Practice Training Program Dec. 8
Philadelphia VIP will host a Divorce Practice Training Program at Cozen O'Connor on Thursday, Dec. 8, 8:30-11 a.m. This free program will provide an overview of divorce law, as well as practical information for representing a client in a divorce case in Philadelphia Family Court. Breakfast and materials will be provided. Cozen O'Connor is located at One Liberty Place, 1650 Market St., Philadelphia. Register at www.phillyvip.org.
Support Center for Child Advocates Annual Toy Drive Delivery Dec. 17
Support Center for Child Advocates will host its Annual Toy Drive Delivery Day on Saturday, Dec. 17. Location TBD. Contact Moira Mulroney at email@example.com or at 267-546-9208 to register. Participants must complete a background check.