The final paper of the Legal Aid Ontario’s Racialized Communities Strategy is now available. The paper was the result of a three year consultation with clients, staff, stakeholders and communities in Ontario about the experience of racialized people in the justice system and LAO’s role within it. Along with the final paper of the Racialized […]
“We have to understand the history of Black people in this country to fully understand the systemic barriers preventing them from fully participating in Canadian society,” says lawyer and human and civil rights expert, Anthony Morgan.
Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) is releasing a summary of its racialized communities strategy consultations, which helped LAO learn more about the issues faced by racialized people when it comes to getting the legal services they need.
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.