New and Revised CLEO Publications - May 24, 2017

CLEO is announces that new or updated resources are available. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge.

Posted:
May 24, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

October 18-19: Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention conference

When: October 18-19, 2017

Where: London, Ontario

Luke's Place will facilitate a workshop on using technology to support survivors and advocates in rural and remote communities.

Posted:
May 23, 2017
Article source:
Luke's Place

Empowering Resilience for Victims & Survivors of Child Abuse June 1, 2017

June 1st, 2017 – 1:00 to 3:00 PM EST

Register online at: http://www.meetview.com/globalclass20170601/

The Victim Justice Network (VJN) in collaboration with Durham College presents a Live Stream Education Global Classroom event on the discussion topic: Empowering Resilience for Victims & Survivors of Child Abuse on June 1st, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM EST. This event is part of National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2017. Register today at: http://www.theglobalclass.org/resilience1.html

Posted:
May 16, 2017
Article source:
Victim Justice Network

Register today for an upcoming webinar - Legal Advice for Survivors of Sexual Assault: Ontario's ILA Pilot Program

When: May 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Where: Online

May 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series reviews the pilot program that provides free independent legal advice (ILA), for survivors of recent and older cases of sexual assault.  This webinar covers who can get free legal advice and what questions a lawyer can help with.  METRAC's Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, co-presents with sexual assault lawyer, Karen Bellehumeur of Jellinek Law Office, Toronto/London.

Posted:
May 16, 2017
Article source:
METRAC

Luke's Place Virtual Legal Clinic expands serving more rural and remote communities

The Luke's Place Virtual Legal Clinic connects woman abuse survivors to trained lawyers using video conferencing or the telephone.

Posted:
May 15, 2017
Article source:
Luke's Place

Multiculturalism isn't bad for women — but racism is: Kanji

Canada does not need to import misogyny from the Indian subcontinent, or any other region stereotyped as a source of "barbaric cultural practices"— it is already endemic here.

Posted:
May 04, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

May 11: Information session on Steps to Justice, Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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

This information session features Rebecca Stulberg, Steps to Justice project manager, and is intended for service providers and community advocates. Reservations required.

Posted:
April 26, 2017
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

New and Revised CLEO Publications - April 20, 2017

CLEO announces new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge.

Posted:
April 20, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Durham Community Legal Clinic April 2017 newsletter is now available

Topics covered in this issue include: Family violence help, Multilingual Community Interpreter Services, Housing Forum 2017, Wrap Around Service Pilot Project, rooming houses.

Posted:
April 20, 2017
Article source:
Durham Community Legal Clinic

April 20: Groupe de soutien pour femmes francophones ayant vécu de la violence / support group for francophone women who have experienced abuse

Catholic Family Service Ottawa will offer a support group beginning April 20 for francophone women who have experienced partner abuse.

Posted:
April 12, 2017
Article source:
Catholic Family Service Ottawa