Consumer Law Webinars

As a response to current events with Covid-19, ELAP is now conducting webinars. Please see below for the recordings of these webinars, along with transcripts and further resources. If you are interested in a particular topic, please email Chris Lovings – ELAP’s Community Engagement Manager – at chris@elap.org.

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COVID Scams with the Attorney General’s Office

Recorded 1.28.2021

Speaker:
Elena HuizarConsumer Protection Division Outreach & Education Specialist for WA Attorney General’s Office
Monserrat JaureguiConsumer Protection Outreach Services Coordinator for WA Attorney General’s Office

Community Partner:
Maju QureshiEconomic Stability Director for Multi-Service Center

Resources: Powerpoint Presentation

WA Attorney General’s Office Information:
Call Center: Open M – F; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1.800.551.4636 (in WA only) | 206.464.6684
Request Speaker from Attorney General’s Office
ATG News Release About COVID Scams
ATG Office COVID Scams Info

Federal Trade Commission Information:
COVID Vaccine Scams Infographic
FTC COVID Scams Advice
How to stop unwanted contact from groups
How to stop unwanted contact via mail or email
How to stop Spam

Vaccine Scams Info:
Office of Inspector General Vaccine Scams Info
FBI News Release of COVID Vaccine Schemes
Medicare COVID Vaccine Scam

Vaccine Info:
WA Vaccine Phases Infographic
WA Vaccine Prioritization Infographic

Misc Info:
Receive an annual credit report WEEKLY during the pandemic
Report Fraud to Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Identity Theft Info
IRS Info about Second Economic Payments by Debit Card

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | NW Consumer Law Center | Solid Ground | Northwest Immigrant Rights Project


Stimulus Checks Webinar

Recorded 5.13.2020

Speaker:
Amanda Martin – Executive Director of NW Consumer Law Center
For legal help you can apply online, contact Amanda and her staff at Admin@nwclc.org, or call to speak with them at 206.805.1722.

Resources: Powerpoint Presentation

Tax Help:
United Way of King County Tax Preparation Help – This site offers assistance for filing taxes for low-income people.
UW Federal Tax Clinic – This is a free federal tax clinic. Please note that this clinic is only for ongoing support resolving disputes with the IRS, and does NOT offer tax filing help.

Undocumented Community Assistance:
Undocumented Relief Fund – Fund set aside for the undocumented community to assist during Covid-19.
DCAP (Disaster Cash Assistance Program) – A program that is for anyone regardless of immigration status. Run by the Dept. of Social and Health Services. Please be advised that accepting assistance from this program may cause issues with the public charge and you should consult an attorney.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | NW Consumer Law Center | Solid Ground | Northwest Immigrant Rights Project