November 23: Free workshop for legal clinic and community caseworkers

October 31, 2018

Information from Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic: This year's topics include legalization of cannabis, refugee determination myths & facts, Social Assistance updates, and what’s new in Ford Nation.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Community Service Providers and Legal Clinic Caseworkers


Legalization of Cannabis:

  • Karen Andrews, Staff Lawyer, Advocacy and Legal Services, Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO)
  • Emily Lam, Criminal lawyer, Kastner Law
  • Jeff Poirier, Senior Policy Analyst, Ontario Human Rights Commission

Debunking Myths about Refugees and Asylum Seekers

  • Francisco Rico-Martinez, Co-Director, FCJ Refugee Centre
  • Erin Simpson, Refugee lawyer, Simpson Law

What’s new in Social Assistance?

  • Marie Chen, Staff Lawyer, Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)
  • Jennefer Laidley, Research and Policy Analyst, ISAC

Living in Ford Nation - Challenges and Opportunities: 

  • Avvy Go, Clinic Director, Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC)

Read here and register: November 23: Free workshop for legal clinic and community caseworkers 

Event Information:

When: Friday, 23 November 2018, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

Where: Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1N1