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Mercer County ID Card

Thursday, August 8, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2019

All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder’s personal identifying information, medical risk factors, and emergency contact information. This privately issued card, sponsored by the One Community Coalition, may be used at social service agencies, schools, clinics, parks, post offices, and to access basic municipal or health services and as a form of identification by check cashing companies, banks, retail stores or other establishments. The Latin American Legal Defense & Education Fund, a nonprofit advocacy group, issues the card. There is a $15 cost ($10 for youth under 21 and seniors over 65) per card to cover expenses.

Documentation required: Proof of identity with a photo: Any state/county/country ID or driver’s license; passport or consulate authentication; green card or work permit; welfare card with original birth certificate AND proof of address in your name; lease, utility bill, financial account statement, money transfer order, hospital bill, etc.  For additional info, see www.laldef.org.

Presented in partnership with the Latin American Legal Defense & Education Fund.

Details

Date:
Thursday, August 8
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://laldef.org/community-cards/

Venue

Princeton Room – Second Floor
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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In-House Program Category
Program
Staff Contact
Kim Dorman
Setup Required
Yes
Summary
All Princeton residents, as well as, those residing in Mercer County are eligible for the community ID card, which is a photo identification card providing personal identifying information, medical risk factors, and emergency contact information for the cardholder. This is a privately distributed photo identification card with the sponsorship of various community organizations who form the One Community Coalition. The Photo ID may be used at social service agencies, schools, clinics, parks, post offices, and libraries for purposes of access to basic municipal or health services and as a form of identification by check cashing companies, banks, retail stores or other establishments. The card is issued by the Latin American Legal Defense & Education Fund, a nonprofit advocacy group. There is a $15 cost ($10 for youth under 21and seniors over 65) per card to cover expenses. For additional info: www.LALDEF.org The program is held at the library every Thursday from noon to 2 and from 5:00 to 7 pm. DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED: Proof of identity with a photo: Any state/county/country ID or driver's license; passport or consulate authentication; green card or work permit; welfare card with original birth certificate AND proof of address in your name; lease, utility bill, financial account statement, money transfer order, hospital bill, etc.
Co-Presenters
LALDEF
Informational Website
http://www.laldef.org/
Series
Mercer County ID Program
Age Groups
Adult
Status of Post
P - Edited and Published