Monday, March 3: Debt Clinic

logodraftLainie Duro, from Education Never Ends, will be facilitating a workshop on dealing with collection agencies for Strike Debt – Austin. This event will take place on Monday, March 3, 2014 from 6:30-8 PM  at the Pleasant Hill Library in Austin, TX (211 E. William Cannon Drive, 78745)

This workshop will include information on how to respond to calls from collection agencies, what your rights are when a debt goes into collections, and the statute of limitations on debt in Texas. There will also be a discussion about the ethics of debt. There is a pinterest board with resources related to this presentation here: http://www.pinterest.com/drublood/strike-debt-austin/

The agenda for the event is as follows:

6-6:30 PM Meet and greet

6:30-7 PM Discussion about the ethics of debt

7-7:30 PM Debtors Clinic: Dealing with Collection Agents

7:30-8 Discussion and next steps

You can RSVP at the facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/223454467852063/ or by emailing lainie.duro@gmail.com

About Strike Debt Austin

Strike Debt Austin is a regional chapter of the national Strike Debt movement. We advocate for the creation of a union of debtors, especially amongst those who are struggling with student loan debt.

About StrikeDebtstrike_debt

Strike Debt is a nationwide movement of debt resistors fighting for economic justice and democratic freedom. Debt is a tie that binds the 99%. With stagnant wages, systemic unemployment, and public service cuts, we are forced to go into debt for the basic things in life — and thus surrender our futures to the banks. Debt is major source of profit and power for Wall Street that works to keep us isolated, ashamed, and afraid. Using direct action, research, education, and the arts, we are coming together to challenge this illegitimate system while imagining and creating alternatives. We want an economy in which our debts are to our friends, families, and communities — and not to the 1%. You are not a loan.

http://www.strikedebt.org/

About Education Never Ends

Education Never Ends offers technology and educational services on a sliding scale. Services 

include curriculum development for homeschoolers or adults, life coaching, time organization systems, and one-on-one technology tutoring. Contact lainie.duro@gmail.com for more information. https://diyeducationservices.wordpress.com/

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