Starting April 1, 2018, when someone applies for legal aid, we’ll be asking them about their race because this helps Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) to improve how we deliver services and to create the types of programs that certain racialized groups need.
Host a Legal Aid Ontario consultation! Since 2016, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) has been meeting with legal aid applicants and clients, lawyers, community legal clinics and other community agencies to talk about issues faced by racialized communities when trying to get the legal services they need.
Starting on February 1 until April 23, 2018, Justice Michael H. Tulloch will be holding meetings with members of the public to hear about whether carding is an ongoing practice, how it impacts individuals and communities, and what their views are on police interactions and public safety.
Legal Aid Ontario would like to invite you to a community meeting that it is holding to get input on legal services to the Black community. We want to hear your views in order to begin the important work of setting up a new, independent, Black-focused and Black-led clinic. We also want to tell you […]