Black Community Legal Needs Assessment

When: April and May, 2018

Where: Locations around Toronto and in Ottawa

For more information:, 647-981-5256

Consultations will be held at venues around Toronto as well as one in Ottawa to determine the legal needs of Ontario's Black communities.

April 19, 2018
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Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC)

May 3: Windsor Lunch and Learn: Clients with legal questions? CLEO can help.

When: Thursday, May 3, 2018, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where: United Way Windsor-Essex County Boardroom, 300 Giles Boulevard East, Unit A1, Windsor ON

April 13, 2018
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CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

May 4: REGISTER now for the LIEN annual conference!

When:  Friday, May 4, 2018, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: 63 Gould Street, Oakham House, Ryerson University, Thomas Lounge (ground floor)

There is no registration fee for this conference and lunch will be provided. Space is limited. Preference will be given to those who register by April 29, 2018.

April 12, 2018
Article source:
Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN)

April 30: Right to Housing Community Forum

When: Monday, April 30, 2018, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Rotunda (rear of building), Toronto, ON M5V 3C6

ACTO presents a discussion of what is needed to fix Ontario's affordable housing crisis and what a rights-based approach to housing should look like.

April 05, 2018
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Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO)

April 11: Community Information Session on Federal Credits and Benefits, Thunder Bay

When: Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Where: Italian Cultural Centre, 132 Algoma St., Thunder Bay

Canada Child Benefit and the Child Disability Benefit, benefits after separation or divorce, issues with the CRA's review process, and more.

March 29, 2018
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

March 28: Home is Toronto? Making Toronto's Neighborhoods a Home for All

When: March 28, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where: William Doo Auditorium, 45 Wilcocks Street, Toronto

The event will explore neighbourhood gentrification, access to affordable housing, how cities change, who gets excluded when communities become less affordable, and more.

March 15, 2018
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Canadian Harm Reduction Network

June 7-9: International Refugee Rights Conference 2018

This is an international conference in Toronto designed to enhance effectiveness in promoting the human rights of refugees and vulnerable migrants.

March 12, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

March 13, 14, 15: Legal Aid Ontario supporting racialized communities, Ottawa

When: March 13, 14, and 15, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Where: 3 venues in Ottawa

Are you Black/Asian/Latin American/Middle Eastern? Do you know where to go for legal help if you are charged with a crime? Getting divorced or separated? Facing deportation?

March 09, 2018
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Connecting Ottawa/Connexion Ottawa

March 4: Mark your calendars - upcoming Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN) conference

This is a gathering for community legal clinics, anti-poverty, affordable housing, and environmental advocates to share experiences and engage in an action agenda on low-income energy issues.

March 08, 2018
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Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN)

April 30: Five Good Ideas: Listening and learning - Indigenous peoples and human rights

When: Monday, april 30, 2018, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. ET

Where: Auditorium, Central YMCA, 20 Grosvenor Street, Toronto, ON M4Y 2V5

A discussion of how to move forward with human rights in the era of reconciliation and nation-to-nation relationship building, to help organizations along the path to reconciliation.

March 07, 2018
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