March 27: Confronting Race and Racism in the Criminal Justice System

When: Monday, March 27, 2017, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. ET

Where: St. Michael's College School, 81A St. Mary Street, Brennan Hall, The Coop, Toronto, ON M5S 1J4

The Rights Advocacy Coalition for Equality (R.A.C.E.) and Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) invite you to our free educational event: Confronting Race and Racism in the Criminal Justice System.

Posted:
February 24, 2017
Article source:
Legal Aid Ontario - Aide juridique Ontario

March 2: Training workshop for frontline workers on police powers, Sioux Lookout

When: Thursday, March 2, 2017, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Sioux Lookout Friendship Centre, 52 King Street, Sioux Lookout

This workshop will cover roles and function of police, rights and warrants, search and seizure, how to file a complaint, differences in duty within police units, and human rights.

Posted:
February 16, 2017
Article source:
Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation

February 28: Training workshop for frontline workers on police powers, Thunder Bay

When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Thunder Bay Police Service Station, 1200 Balmoral Street, Thunder Bay

This workshop will cover roles and function of police, rights and warrants, search and seizure, how to file a complaint, differences in duty within police units, and human rights.

Posted:
February 16, 2017
Article source:
Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation

February 22 & 25: Confronting Anti-Black Racism

When:

  • February 22, 2017, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. with SENIORS
  • February 22, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. YOUNG ADULTS
  • February 25, 2017, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. with COMMUNITY AT LARGE

Where: Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave. (one block north of St George Subway Station, Bedford Rd Exit; Paid Public Parking on Bedford Rd across from subway)

The African Council is partnering with the City of Toronto to implement Community Conversations for the Toronto For All: Confronting Anti-Black Racism Initiative.
Posted:
February 15, 2017
Article source:
African Canadian Social Development Council (ACSDC)

March - July: The [Dis]placement Project: Tools for Tenant Rights

When: Monthly sessions, March to July, 2017

Where: Various locations in Hamilton

The [Dis]placement Project provides training on housing law to community leaders, emerging community leaders, and service providers who support new Canadians in the Riverdale and Beasley neighbourhoods.

Posted:
February 10, 2017
Article source:
Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton

March 2: Training on the OHRC Policy on preventing discrimination based on creed

When: Thursday, March 2, 2017, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Where: Provincial Government Building, 189 Red River Road, Thunder Bay, P7B 1A2

This free, one-day event features an overview of key issues in the new policy, including forms of discrimination based on creed and the duty to accommodate creed beliefs and practices.

Posted:
February 09, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)

February 15: Your Rights in the Workplace

When: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto

Led by Willowdale Community Legal Services, the workshop for newcomers will focus on Employment Standards, Human Rights, and Employment Insurance.

Posted:
February 01, 2017
Article source:
The YMCA of Greater Toronto

February & March: Two-part webinar series on family reunification

When: 

  • Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 2 p.m.

Where: Online

Canadian Council for Refugees webinars include encore presentations from popular CCR Consultation sessions, as well as other topics of interest to refugee and newcomer advocates.

Posted:
January 27, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

February 2: Tenant Rights Info Session

When: Thursday, February 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Parkdale Community Legal Services, 1266 Queen Street West, Toronto

This is a free monthly tenant rights information session hosted by Parkdale Community Legal Services. A short presentation followed by time for your questions.

Posted:
January 23, 2017
Article source:
Parkdale Community Legal Services

February 21: Community Forum on Strategizing to Prevent Seniors Evictions

When: Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: 192 Spadina Ave, Bigger Bolder Room, lower level

CERA has been working with senior tenants and their service providers to understand the needs of older adults during evictions. You are invited to join them to discuss their findings.

Posted:
January 20, 2017
Article source:
Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA)