December 6: Legal Responses to Sexual Violence: Criminal Justice System & Alternatives

When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST

Where: Friends House, 60 Lowther, Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 

METRAC is presenting a legal information training to discuss other ways of making a complaint and getting a legal response to sexual assault or harassment.

Posted:
November 22, 2017
Article source:
METRAC

December 6: Navigating the New Citizenship Act- What you need to know

When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Eastern time

Where: Online

This webinar is part of the "Improving access to Justice" series, meant to help frontline workers support refugees and vulnerable migrants in accessing legal information.

Posted:
November 22, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

December 7: Human Rights Forum: Colonization and Systemic Racism – Pathways to Change

When: Thursday, December 7, 2017, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. EST

Where: Bahen Centre for Information Technology, Auditorium Rm 1160, University of Toronto, 40 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 2E4

To commemorate this year's Human Rights Day, Urban Alliance on Race Relations is hosting a panel of human rights advocates to discuss Colonization and System Racism: Pathways to Change.

Posted:
November 20, 2017
Article source:
Urban Alliance on Race Relations

November 27-29: Disability and Work in Canada national conference

When: Monday to Wednesday, November 27-29, 2017

Where: Canadian War Museum, Ottawa 

Improving access to the labour force for people with disabilities is the theme of an upcoming conference bringing together individuals with a disability and their supporters.

Posted:
November 17, 2017
Article source:
Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy

November 30: Addressing Sexual Violence Presentation, Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, November 30, 2017, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Where: Waverley Library Auditorium, 285 Red River Road, P7B 1A9

For more information or to reserve a seat: Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre, 184 Camelot Street, 807.345.7819; or nowcproject@tbaytel.net; or 807-345-7802

This is an opportunity for front-line workers and general community members to talk about how to address and end sexual violence.

Posted:
November 16, 2017
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

November 24: Free Forum on Front-Line Drugs Issues

When: Friday, November 24, 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Where: Toronto City Hall, Council Chamber, 100 Queen Street West (at Bay Street)

Information: noharm@canadianharmeduction.com

These presentations will be of interest to people who use drugs, their families, people who provide services, and members of the general public.

Posted:
November 14, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Harm Reduction Network

November 14: 'My officers acted in good faith:' Police Oversight, Accountability and Public Consent

This free 1-day forum is meant to engage academics, members of the community, and policy makers in a critical conversation about issues related to police oversight and public accountability.

Posted:
November 10, 2017
Article source:
Ryerson University

November 17: Spaces still available! Helping front-line workers find good legal information using www.Stepstojustice.Ca

When: Friday, November 17, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Where: Room 101, Macdonald Hall, Queen's University, Kingston

The workshop is free and open to all community workers in the Kingston area.

Posted:
November 10, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

November 28: Equity, Inclusion & Racial Justice Change-Making Conversation

When: Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Toronto Central Grosvenor Street YMCA Centre, 20 Grosvenor Street, Toronto

For more information: csalegalclinic@gmail.com

This is a forum to bring together First Peoples and peoples of colour to share their visions, strategies, and priorities on ensuring a more inclusive, equitable, and racially just environment in Ontario.

 

    Posted:
    October 30, 2017
    Article source:
    Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC)

    Automne 2017: Groupes de soutien pour femmes francophones ayant vécu de la violence de leur partenaire

    SFC Ottawa offre deux groupes de soutien pour femmes francophones ayant vécu de la violence d'un partenaire. CFS Ottawa will offer 2 support groups for Francophone women who have experienced domestic violence.

    Posted:
    October 29, 2017
    Article source:
    Catholic Family Service Ottawa