Racialized communities strategy

About the strategy

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) has committed to developing a multi-year, multi-faceted, province-wide racialized

communities strategy that will build upon the services and supports that LAO already has in place.


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One Vision One Voice Symposium

For the past year, One Vision One Voice has been consulting with the African Canadian community and Children’s Aid Societies across the province to develop a Practice Framework to support better outcomes for African Canadians who are involved with the child welfare system.

One Vision One Voice is a community-led project facilitated by the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies aimed at improving child welfare services to the African Canadian community in Ontario.

The project will be hosting a symposium on September 29, 2016 at the Sheraton Airport Hotel, to launch the One Vision One Voice Practice Framework, companion documents Part I: The Research Report and Part II: Race Equity Practices.

At the symposium, you will hear from the Ministry of Child and Youth Services and the Anti-Racism Directorate, the Ontario Human Rights Commission, and the office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth. You will also get the opportunity to hear from members of the African Canadian community about their experiences with the child welfare system.

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