Save the date: Connect, Create, Communicate: Public Legal Education and the Access to Justice Movement

When: October 20-21, 2016
Where: Toronto, ON

LawConnect Ontario (a collaboration of CLEO and OJEN) and The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG) will be hosting a conference in Toronto on October 20-21 about public legal education and information (PLEI) and access to justice. This conference is open to legal professionals, community workers, students, and other people working in access to justice and doing PLEI.

May 31, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

May 31: Access Awareness Event on Developmental Services and Legal Rights

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016, Panel Discussions: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., Reception: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W., Toronto - Please enter through east-side doors facing Nathan Phillips Square

ARCH Disability Law Centre and the Law Society of Upper Canada present an event about community inclusion and full citizenship of persons labelled with intellectual disabilities.

May 26, 2016
Article source:
ARCH Disability Law Centre

June 3: Lunch & Learn / Dîner - Causerie: Family Law/ Droit de la Famille

When: Friday, June 3, 2016, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: Catholic Centre for Immigrants, 219 Argyle Ave, Room 113, Ottawa

This is an informal, bilingual meeting held over lunch for service providers in Ottawa on the topic of family law.

May 25, 2016
Article source:
Connecting Ottawa/Connexion Ottawa

May 27: Register now for Webinar on The Ontario Criminal Injuries Compensation Board: An Option for Survivors of Violence

When: Friday, May 27, 2016, 12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. E.T.

Where: Online

For women survivors of sexual violence, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) can be a legal option. In this webinar, learn about what the CICB does and how the process works.

May 18, 2016
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May 18: Helping your clients find good legal information - Scarborough workshop

When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: AccessPoint on Danforth (Community Room), 3079 Danforth Ave., Toronto

This workshop for service providers aims to help you decide if there is a legal issue in your client's problem, find dependable sources of legal information, and more.

May 13, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

June 15: Street Law Smarts Training

Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (doors open at 9:30 a.m., starts at 10 a.m. sharp)

Place: Artscape Youngplace, Lower Level, 180 Shaw Street (near Queen West and Ossington Streets), Toronto

Cost: FREE…and so is the hearty vegetarian lunch provided on site

This training is to provide relevant legal education and practice in advocacy for community professionals working with homeless and street involved youth ages 16-24.

May 12, 2016
Article source:
Justice for Children and Youth

June 1-2: Challenging #rapeculture in Courts

When: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. - Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. (EDT)

Where: University of Ottawa, 75 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa K1N 6N5

This is a free conference focused on addressing the existence of norms within the court system that negatively impact survivors of sexual violence.

May 11, 2016
Article source:
Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women (OCTEVAW)

June 2-4: Canadian Council for Refugees Spring Consultation 2016 - Migrant Worker Issues

When: Thursday, June 2, 2016 to Saturday, June 4, 2016

Where: Hilton Garden Inn Saskatoon Downtown, 90 - 22nd Street East, Saskatoon SK S7K 3X6

The consultation features views and participation from regions across Canada and from diverse fields, on refugee protection and newcomer settlement.

May 09, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

Register for an upcoming webinar: Supporting Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking

Date: May 30, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. E.T.

Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Register today for the Victim Justice Network's upcoming webinar Supporting Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking on Mon, May 30, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. E.T. In support of Victims and Survivors of Crime Week from May 29 to June 4, 2016, this webinar will examine Human Trafficking in Canada. The presenters for this webinar will be Michèle Anderson, Covenant House Toronto sex-trafficking specialist, and Rosalind Currie, Executive Director, Office to Combat Trafficking in Persons, British Columbia Ministry of Justice.

May 04, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

May 3: The Criminalization of Women

When: Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Waverly Library Auditorium, 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre invites you to an upcoming community information session to recognize Elizabeth Fry Week 2016.

April 19, 2016
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre